Animals

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

Introduction to Keeping Chickens Part 4 of 5

By Melissa Caughey

Join us for part 4 in our Introduction to Keeping Chickens. Learn about their care during the first six weeks, how to set up your permanent coop and run, feeding your chickens, transitioning outside, and predator proofing.


Cold Snaps in the Coop – What to do?

By Wendy E. N. Thomas

It's freezing outside, how are you supposed to keep your flock warm?


Feeding Chickens the Easy Way

By Oscar H. Will III and Karen K. Will

Feeding chickens is easy when you let them peck around your pastures, garden and yard clippings.


Coop Raising Day!

By Heather Jackson

Join us for an old fashioned coop raising!


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Working on inside projects and building fence

By Nebraska Dave

This blog is about finishing up the food storage area, building fence panels out of free pallets, and developing a spring to water the garden.


Now Serving Deer

By Diane Donovan

If you're using free signage on rural roads to advertise your nonprofit's event, make sure your letters are large enough - lest you convey the wrong impression!


Now Serving Deer

By Diane Donovan

If you're using free signage on rural roads to advertise your nonprofit's event, make sure your letters are large enough - lest you convey the wrong impression!


Super-Efficient Outdoor Oven and Portable Pig Pen for Pastured Swine

From our friends at Farm Show

DIY ‘Barrel Oven’ design takes outdoor oven construction to new heights. This portable pig pen would be a great tool for plowing with pigs.