Advice and resources for beekeeping, livestock, pets, poultry, and wildlife.

What Wild Game Did We Country Folks Eat?

By Arkansas Girl

Just a little list of what we rural Arkansas folks ate during the 50s and 60s

Raising Rabbits the Irresponsible Yet Creative and Fun Way

By Cait Carpenter

Creating your own rabbit breed the wrong way.

Free DIY Chicken Coop

By The Homestead Redhead

A no cost, easy to build chicken coop.

Lessons in Maple Syrup Production

By C. Dayton

Life's lessons are the best way to learn how to do something. On the family farm, the opportunities to learn abound. We learned a lot about making maple syrup this year and we can't wait for next year to do it better!


Homemade Blueberry Mint Fresh Breath Dog Treats

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

This easy recipe for dog treats will help give your furry family members fresh breath and shiny coats.

9 Tips After the First Year of Keeping Bees

By Melissa Caughey

After overwintering two hives successfully, this first year beekeeper shares some valuable tips she has learning along her journey.

Prepare a Space for a Deer Feeder

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief

A lot of things can go wrong when clearing a space for a deer feeder. Read about how to correctly cut branches, where to place the deer feeder and more.

Nebaska bipolar weather

By Nebraska Dave

This blog describes the bipolar weather in Nebraska, the signs of Spring, the flowers in bloom, and the progress on the garden fence panels.

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