Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Enlist the help of GRIT's Guide to Sheep to help ewe choose.

Tall Fishing Tales: Learning to Fish With Mom
Lazy summer days are best spent with a rod and reel, as the author discovered after learning to fish from his mother.
Animal Tracks and Other Wildlife Signs
Watching for animal tracks and signs of wildlife leads to amazing finds in the animal kingdom.
Animals on Guard
These four-legged friends will keep your flocks safe from predators.

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Livestock from Colonial Times

Meet some of the American livestock breeds from Colonial times that arrived on the Mayflower.


Protecting Chickens From Predators


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

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