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

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.

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.

Coop to Kitchen - 5 Tips to Ensure Clean Eggs

By Lisa - Fresh Eggs Daily Farm Girl

These five simple tips will help ensure that the eggs you collect from your coop are clean and ready to display on your counter or put into the refrigerator - no washing needed.

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief

Learn about the different types of fences that keep animals in and out, and the benefits of good fences.