Animals

Livestock and wildlife from rural America
No matter the species of stock you raise, if mom is unavailable, sometimes the animal husband must step in and try bottle feeding calves and other livestock.

Little Girl Feeding Chickens Snakes in the Henhouse
Favorite chores included feeding chickens and gathering eggs, until the possibility of snakes in the henhouse.
A goat grazing Raising Goats for Land Clearing
One benefit of raising goats is the ease with which they naturally and efficiently clear land.
Building a Backyard Chicken Coop Properly Caring for Chickens in Winter
Properly caring for chickens in winter can be tricky, but these tips can get you started on winterizing chicken coops for your cold-hardy breeds.

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


A North American Bear in the Wild

In the Wild With North American Bears

A look at the three most common North American bears in the wild.

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Protecting Chickens From Predators


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




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