Through cattle-raising, agricultural by-products and wastes can be utilized by converting these into animal feeds. Likewise, marginal and idle lands can be made productive as forage production areas.
There are bee charmers and horse whisperers, and then there are those who can tame a rooster. From the very moment I met the rooster tamer, I was both jealous and in awe. Admittedly, I tend to be a...
A “sex link” chicken breed is one where you can tell the difference between male and female chicks when they are hatched. The female and male chicks will be different colors, which means that you are virtually guaranteed to get a hen when you...
An easy to use, novice-friendly guide to setting up and energizing an electric net fence for the purpose of containing livestock animals.
Information on the types of hay available that you can feed to your rabbit.
What can you do with roosters in your backyard chicken flock? Here's some solutions!
Thinking about raising chickens in your urban neighborhood? This article discusses some of the things that you just might need to know first!
From personal experience on my sister's farm, I examine the feed needed for dairy cattle and describe how it is fed every day. The small farmer's life is very hard due to the high cost of feed.
In the late spring of 2016, I worked on my sister's dairy farm in Wisconsin. Read about my daily life of feeding, milking, cleaning up after, and caring for a herd of 70 cattle with my sister.
There are 6 common breeds of dairy goats. All of them could be used on the homestead.