Animals

Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Readers share their memories and insights about using guineas for effective tick control.


10 Urban Beekeeping Tips
Some might seem obvious, but reading these 10 urban beekeeping tips will make you a better beekeeper.
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Health Benefits of Backyard Chickens
Beyond the nutritious meat and eggs, learn about more benefits to raising a backyard flock of chickens.
Tamworth Boars
Guide to Heritage Hog Breeds
Considering hogs for your homestead? Here are five heritage hog breeds that might work for you.

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


Getting Started With Livestock

Whether it's incubating eggs or raising goats for profit, here are some helpful reads to get you started with livestock.

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




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