Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Hank Will and Dr. Gordon Ballam discuss what feed to use with your flock depending upon the birds’ purpose and stage in life.

Highland cattle perform on winter grass.
Winter Grazing With Highland Cattle
See how Hank's lot of Highlands fared through a cold Kansas winter.

Heritage Breeds: Keeping Ducks and Geese
Keeping ducks and geese in your backyard flock helps these heritage breeds as well as your bottom line.
10 Basic Tips for Protecting Chickens from Predators
Ten crucial tips for protecting chickens from predators.

Browse more great rural know-how in the GRIT archives: Animals

Green Tips Cleaning Chicken Coop

What to Feed Chickens in Winter

Keep your chickens healthy all through winter with plenty of fresh greens and herbs on hand.


Biosecurity for Your Chickens


Nancy AddieThe animals in Nancy's life bring plenty of character to Addie Acres.

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