Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Be prepared this spring and summer and capture free honeybees in the form of a honeybee swarm.

Treating Intestinal Parasites in Small Ruminants
Dr. Shirron LeShure, PhD., of Ohio State University found fruit byproducts may be useful in fighting internal parasites in small ruminant livestock.
Grazing Management for a Well-Fed Flock
Proper grazing management helps to keep overgrazing from becoming a problem in the pasture.
Young Sprouts
Growing Sprouts for Poultry and Livestock
Save money on animal feed by growing sprouts for poultry and livestock.

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

DIY Mason Bee House

DIY Mason Bee House

Encourage the pollinator population around your home and garden with a DIY bee house.


Biosecurity for Your Chickens (Video)


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

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South Africa-born Marie Viljoen captures the hearts of her readers as she blogs about cooking and gardening on her tiny 66-square-foot terrace in Brooklyn. Named one of the top 10 gardening blogs by A…

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CLEARANCE ITEM. PREVIOUS RETAIL PRICE WAS $19.95 AVAILABLE ONLY WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! If you are interested in reforming America’s food system, we highly recommend this new guide. Informed input from c


Within a single week in 2009, food journalist Robin Mather found herself on the threshold of a divorce and laid off from her job at the Chicago Tribune. Forced into a radical life change, she returned…

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