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

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.

Feeling a bit EGGY these days?

By The Homestead Redhead

Have a few too many eggs in your fridge? Here is the solution!


Why not keep pigs?

By The Homestead Redhead

Interested in getting pigs this Spring? Here is some information to get you started.

Raising Goats for Meat and Milk

By Linda Heitman

Linda Heitman shares info on goat breeds and gives pointers on raising goats.

Mountain Lions Are Roaming the Country

By Tim Nephew

Numerous states report cougar sightings.

Chicks and Red Marbles

By Wendy E. N. Thomas

This is how I got a solitary chick to eat and drink.