Livestock and wildlife from rural America
Getting your first horse is an exciting time for new horse owners. Here are some tips to help you through the buying process.

Guinea Fowl Parents
Raising Guinea Fowl on Your Farm
Guinea Fowl make a great addition to your livestock. Raising them on your farm or homestead can help keep gardens tidy and bug free.
Woman with a pet rabbit
Caring for Your Pet Rabbit
Longtime rabbit raiser Karen Patry provides basic information on grooming, housing and meeting the other needs of your pet rabbit.

Create a Winter Dust Bath for Your Chickens
If your chickens can't free range, and the ground is muddy or frozen, here's how to create a chicken dust bath to keep your chickens healthy and happy.

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

Jessi's garden plan

Edible Gardening With Chickens

Try gardening with chickens to increase the productivity of your garden, with free manure and weeding services as well as eggs and meat from your flock.


Protecting Chickens From Predators


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

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