Animals

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

Train Your Dog to Hunt for Antlers

By Jason Herbert

Throw your dogs a bone by teaching them to retrieve deer sheds in winter. Learn how they can hunt for antlers providing you with a nifty decoration.


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 pasture, garden and yard clippings while helping to build soil and keep pests at bay.


Apple Treats For Your Chickens

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

Our chickens love apples, so we always share a few from our horses' stash. Here are some easy, fun ways to make apple treats for your flock to help keep them from getting bored.


The Holistic Trinity - Apple Cider Vinegar, Garlic and DE

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

It's a lot easier to keep your chickens healthy and their immune systems strong than to try and treat a sick chicken. The 'holistic trinity', apple cider vinegar, garlic and diatomaceous earth, will go a long way towards that goal.


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Nutrition and Health Benefits of Honey

Oscar H. Will III

Famous as a sweet treat, the nutrition and health benefits of honey are added incentive to consume this bee staple.


Natural Chicken Keeping - First Aid Kit Essentials

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

Learn how to treat chicken illness and injury naturally with no potential side effects using essential first aid items.


How to Know When to Call the Vet

Jon Geller, DVM

This list of warning signs, when combined with good, down-home common sense, can act as a guideline as to when your dog requires medical attention.


Prepare a Home Dairy First Aid Kit

Story and photo by Maggie Bullington

Keep your dairy goat herd in good health by stockpiling treatments for small injuries and illnesses, and learning how to apply them.



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