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

Bipolar Farming

By Wendy Boe

The emotional roller coaster of raising livestock.

More Animals on the Homestead

By Monica Smith

We're welcoming new animals on the homestead and saying goodbye to others.

Animal Defense Mechanisms

By Terri Schlichenmeyer

Discover defense mechanisms your livestock and wildlife use to fend for themselves.


How Long to Keep a Brooder Lamp on Baby Chicks

Hank Will, Editor-in-chief of GRIT Magazine, answers the reader submitted question, “How long should I keep a heat lamp on my chicks in the brooder?”

Building Trust with Your Horse

Kellsey Trimble, Assistant Editor of GRIT Magazine, answers the reader-submitted question: “How do I build trust and a relationship with my horse?”

Treating Intestinal Parasites in Small Ruminants

By GRIT staff

Dr. Shirron LeShure, PhD., of Ohio State University found fruit byproducts may be useful in fighting internal parasites in small ruminant livestock.

Raising Guinea Fowl on Your Farm

By Christine Heinrichs

Guinea Fowl make a great addition to your livestock. Raising them on your farm or homestead can help keep gardens tidy and bug free.

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