Animals

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

How To Keep Rabbits Cool in the Summer

By Sarah Cuthill

Here are a few simple tips on how to keep your outdoor rabbits cool in the summer heat.


Self-Sufficiency With a Dairy Goat

By Robin Mather

Enjoy greater self-sufficiency with fresh milk straight from your own dairy goat.


All Natural Fly Repellents

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

Natural herbal fly control measures are inexpensive, safe and easy to prevent flies from invading your chicken coop and run areas.


Two Honeybee Swarms In One Day!

By Mary Murray

What started out as helping a neighbor inspect her hive, turned into a day capturing two honeybee swarms!


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Better Chicken Health: Deep Litter Manure Management

By Harvey Ussery

Composting chicken manure in deep litter in the coop will build better chicken health and reduce labor.


The Basics of Raising Animals

By Michael and Audrey Levatino

Learn the basics of raising animals, whether for hobby farming or for consumption.


5 Simple Steps to Aid in Administering Medication to your Chickens

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

There will come a time when you have to administer medication to your chickens orally. It's generally not the easiest thing to do, but my tips will make it simple.


Building a Boardwalk

By Allan Douglas

To deal with a persistently muddy pathway I elected to build a quick, inexpensive boardwalk.