Animals

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

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.


Homemade Lavender Mint Chicken Coop Refresh Spray

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

As the temperatures rise, your coop might start to smell a bit less pleasant than you would want. This all natural refresh spray will provide a bit of aromatherapy for your chickens.


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Keeping Backyard Pigs

By Meg with Modern Roots

Forget the high price tags at grocery stores for pork. Raise your own healthy meat.


Making Goat Butter

By Jennifer Sartell

Learn how we make cream and butter from our dairy goats.


The Danger of Cinder Blocks in the Coop

By Wendy E. N. Thomas

We found out the hard way that cinder blocks can be dangerous in the coop.


A City Girl's Experience Raising Meat

By Sarah Cuthill

Sarah is a city girl who grew up on styrofoam packaged meat and now shares her views and experiences on raising animals for meat herself.



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