Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:55:59 -0600
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:32:06 -0600Traditional H braces were notched to help support the horizontal post, and also notched to provide the support wires a channel to slide in. We are comparing the traditional H brace and the new way to construct H braces for farm fencing, showing the advantages of the latest approach.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 12:53:28 -0500How do chickens molt, and how do you know? A short article that can give you an idea of when and why your chickens may or may not be producing eggs.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 08:06:24 -0500When you install a fence you are able to get rid of large animals from getting into your garden or out of an enclosed area. While this is the case, you can't fence out all the animals. Others such as rabbits and dogs are able to dig under the fence thus get into the farm or out of the enclosed area. The cool thing is that there are plenty of ways of preventing them from digging out. Here are some of the ways:
Fri, 06 May 2016 08:08:32 -0500Urban chickens is a growing trend in many communities. More and more cities are allowing residents to keep a few hens. Because your space is more limited than if you were keeping chickens on a farm, there are some special considerations you need to consider when choosing or making your chicken coop.
Thu, 05 May 2016 08:59:48 -0500There is just something about the idea of waking up in the morning to the soft clucking of your chickens and then picking up some fresh eggs for breakfast. For those who are health conscious, being able to pick up super fresh eggs from chickens that you personally know is a big bonus. When it comes to using a free chicken coop plan, make sure you do this to make your chickens safe and happy.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:35:28 -0500Stay sharp. Keep an eye out for nature. Funny things happen when wild animals perform on the stage of life.
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 15:38:43 -0600Chicken coops are not easy to build. There are so many designs and patterns to choose from and people want various kinds of coops catering to their needs. Here's an article that can help!
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:13:12 -0600Have you thought about Urban Farming? This article will give you some pointers as a potential urban farmer on how to start planning your own urban farm.
Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:23:14 -0600A guide on how to develop and raise livestock for the show ring. Presented are a few steps on how to select and train winning show cattle.
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 12:37:05 -0600A pygmy goat is a small animal that makes for a fantastic pet. They suit just about every climate. As with all animals this goat must be cared for. There are a few basic requirements that should be met to do this. This article will have a look at how you can care for a baby pygmy goat.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:25:14 -0500If you're considering keeping chickens - here are some chicken care basics for beginners. Armed with these basics, raising chickens can be an enjoyable experience.
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:23:15 -0500Raising chickens can be an enjoyable experience. Knowing what problems to expect with your chickens makes dealing with them much easier. Here are the most common problems that you will encounter with your backyard chickens.
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 10:00:38 -0500Improved productivity is something every farmer yearns for. There are so many factors that can determine how productive a herd is and every serious dairy farmer needs to be aware of every factor and how to make improvements for better production. Apart from ensuring that your cows are well fed, you ought to be in control of their reproduction. The cow pregnancy test is amongst the things that you should consider doing for your cattle. Here are some of the reasons why the test can be helpful to your herd.
Wed, 09 Sep 2015 13:17:30 -0500The significance of chicken runs is immensely underrated by poultry farmers. And even if they do go ahead to procure one, they ignore the essentials more often than not. In this article, you will learn about various traits that you should seek in a product when buying chicken runs.
Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:15:03 -0500Building an affordable chicken feeder doesn't have to be a difficult challenge. Just grab a 5 gallon bucket or two, a few screws, and a 20 inch plastic planter base and you're ready to go!
Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:09:17 -0500There are certain essential traits of a perfect chicken coop or house that have to be taken into account before you take the plunge and procure one. How and why you should do that, is something that you will learn in this article via 7 comprehensive points.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:33:41 -0500Are you thinking about buying a goat? There are a few questions you should ask yourself before starting your search for the perfect one. Here are a few considerations that need to be addressed before making a final decision.
Tue, 19 May 2015 05:53:34 -0500The right diet will keep rabbits healthy, whether you are raising house pets or breeders. While this is true, the type of rabbit food to provide depends on the animal's life stage. Find out what is best for your bunnies.
Mon, 18 May 2015 06:42:42 -0500Are you planning of starting to rear chicken? There are many chicken breeds in the market that you can go for. To help you out here are some of the main categories of chicken that you can buy: Layers These ones are ideal for laying eggs. The cool thing with them is that they are very easy to maintain. There are many breeds of this variety that you can go with. The most common ones being: leghorns. Leghorns are also known as the "Heritage" chicken as they are recognized by the American Poultry association.
Mon, 18 May 2015 06:40:54 -0500For your chicken to be safe and enjoy their living you should provide shelter for them. One of the best shelters that you should go for is a coop. If you have the skills, you should construct the coop by yourself; however, if you don't have the skills you should consider buying the housing.
Thu, 14 May 2015 08:45:43 -0500The Global Anticoccidial Drugs Market is expected to reach $2.433 million by the end of 2020 growing at a CAGR of around 3.9% from 2014 to 2020. Coccidiosis as a disease is present in almost all types of animals ranging from poultry, ruminants to companion animals. In poultry and cattle markets the incidence of coccidiosis has cost millions of dollars in treatment and preventive care being given. Also the trend of owning companion animals is also contributing to the increasing use of anitcoccidials, as dogs, cats and occasionally even horses are prone to coccidiosis and if left untreated it could lead to the death of the animal.
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:08:24 -0500Even city dwellers sometimes dream of a healthy life on a homestead, and given the urban renewal movement of bringing gardens into the cities, some have taken the first step into self-sustainability in small urban spaces. There are lots of ways to take life a step further while remaining harmonious with city life, literally bringing in small elements of a fully functional homestead into urban spaces. Possibilities are opening up more and more as more people demand freedom to use their space how they wish- from growing their own food to making their own basic necessities of life, there are...
Thu, 09 Apr 2015 06:41:47 -0500Here are some urban chicken coop ideas that will help you better understand what urban chickens need. Raising chickens in an urban setting isn't difficult at all, but it does require some approaches that chicken keepers in the country don't have to consider. This especially applies to the chicken houses.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:18:59 -0500A number of people who live in the city make a decision to leave the city life that they grew up knowing and move to the country side to start a new chapter of their lives as agriculture or livestock farmers. Living in the country side is not as bad as some people would think. Obvious the conditions you will be living in will be different from the ones you are used to, but with time you will begin to get used to this way of living which is very refreshing because you living far...
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:23:04 -0500When people move from the city life to live in the country side they get interested in raising livestock. The reasons may vary as to why people want to raise livestock, some people raise them as pets and some raise them because they want to make some money by selling the livestock produce. What ever reason maybe, raising livestock can be done by almost anyone who is dedicated to being a livestock farmer and someone who is willing to put aside a lot of his time in managing and taking care of their livestock.
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:08:26 -0600This Chicken Breed has really peaked my interest simply for one fact, it's Dark Brown Eggs! I know of only three breeds that lay dark brown eggs, the Marans (spelled in plural is the proper spelling by the way!) as mentioned, the Welsummer, and the Barnevelder.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:59:03 -0600The Benefits of Raising Backyard Chickens... ? So what exactly are the benefits you may ask. Plenty!
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:01:05 -0600The delivery of twins also taught me about cows and math. It appears that nature has endowed cows with the ability to count to one and not beyond. So when the first calf tumbles out of the womb, Mama turns around and licks it dry while encouraging it to latch onto her utter to nurse. In the meantime a second calf might drop to the gorund, but Mama, delighted with one is quite likely to walk away with the first born and ignore the arrival of the second.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:36:00 -0600I lost my chickens. I lost them, all seven, to a predator: a raccoon. This is a particularly devastating story about a violent event. I'm a suburban chicken mom. I thought I did everything right in trying to keep my girls safe during the day from hawks and at night from raccoons. My predator protective practices worked for twelve years.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 11:32:35 -0500The popularity of pet chickens is growing as they are easy to raise, fun to keep around and quite educational for the kids. Besides, it is great to have fresh eggs on the table in the morning. Before you buy the chickens, you have to get fully prepared for their arrival. Find out what pet supplies you will require.
Tue, 13 May 2014 07:14:14 -0500Take the time to celebrate the holidays with your farm animals too. Why shouldn't they enjoy the season of good cheer!
Tue, 13 May 2014 07:13:42 -0500If you are a dairy goat owner, you already know that goats have huge appetites. Goats are also very vocal when their hungry. Given the chance they will eat until they burst. But will they eat everything?
Tue, 13 May 2014 07:10:50 -0500Domestic dairy goats are not the same as goats in the wild. Penned or pastured goats don't always have the access to the hard rocky areas that they normally would use in the wild to wear off the excess growth on their feet. So knowing when, and how often to trim goat feet is mandatory for keeping your dairy goats healthy.
Tue, 13 May 2014 07:09:53 -0500If you're a new dairy goat owner, you know that in order to milk, you have to breed your does every year. Well, what you may not know is that kidding in the middle of the winter with below zero temperatures may be a recipe for disaster for those babies.
Tue, 13 May 2014 07:01:57 -0500To grain or not to grain? That is a question that many farm animal owners ask themselves as they try to foster the most organically grown and raised animals possible. So how do you know whether you should add grain to your farm animal's diet or not?
Fri, 02 May 2014 15:12:48 -0500There's nothing worse than walking out into your barn and being chased by hornets. It can be especially bad if you happen to be one of those that are allergic to the pesky critters. But, animals too will appreciate getting rid of these sting-happy bugs as some have or will have issues with them too.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:55:16 -0500Pigs are portrayed as dirty, lazy, dumb animals that will eat anything. Cartoons and media have had a field day as painting them in this light but... the truth is totally different from the myth.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:54:31 -0500There's more than one type of bird out there for your coop. Truly, not all chickens look like Foghorn and his ladies from the cartoons, right? Yeah! There are more types of chickens than you could ever imagine. Why? As with all things, different types of chickens are great for different things.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:37:56 -0500The need for fresh meat and eggs is the main reason why most people raise chickens. Raising chickens, especially in the city comes with its challenges. What they eat ultimately determines the meat's quality and nutritional content of the eggs.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:34:26 -0500The debilitating affects of mycotoxins on your farm animals can greatly impact your margin and profits. Find out how to discover if you have a mycotoxin problem and how to get rid of it and get back on track.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:00:04 -0500How to address mold growth in feed with regard to the health of my livestock. Should a person use mold inhibitors or mycotoxin binders?
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:19:58 -0500Being with animals insists we stay in the moment, experience emotion more intensely, and they can challenge our thinking. If we slow down and pay attention, animals have much to teach us about ourselves and our world.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 08:52:32 -0500Do you want to start raising chickens in your home? However, there are certain factors you need to consider before you bring chicks into your home.
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:25:48 -0500If you own chickens, you will agree with me when I say that you can have fresh, high quality eggs almost at will. I like to call them containers full of goodness. It's needless to say that few foods contain the kind of nutrients that eggs have.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:34:11 -0500Do you want to start raising chickens? The truth is, chickens have become very popular in the last decade and the number of people raising them is on the increase. The thought of having your own supply of meat and eggs can be very satisfying.
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:30:18 -0500This article describes the special bond between wild and domesticated animals. There is personality and fun in the animal kingdom that is often shared with humans!
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:18:07 -0500Look around, you will see chickens almost in every backyard nowadays. The need to find an alternative source of cheap and high quality meat and eggs is what has led to this now popular trend. Still, there are people who don't know that raising chickens in backyards is allowed in major cities.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:18:58 -0500There are different ways to raise chickens. Raising them as free range has a number of benefits over other methods. But what exactly are free range chickens? You may ask. Basically, these are chickens that are allowed to access the outdoors.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:08:12 -0500I never really knew much of anything about sheep. Anyone who doesn't own them think that they are cute, cuddly, woolly cherubs - shepherds know better! They can be headstrong, helpless, uncooperative, cause horrendous damage and just plain want their own way! Sound like anyone you know?
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:17:10 -0600Beginner livestock farmers face a lot of difficulties when raising chickens and ducks in their livestock farm. These two birds are not that difficult to raise if you know how to. The reason why some beginner farmers fail in raising these livestock is because they don't do enough research on how to raise healthy chickens and ducks.
Fri, 31 Jan 2014 09:17:06 -0600Raising goats and sheep in your livestock farm is a great way to producing your own quality tasting meat and milk. These two animals can be easily managed and can be raised by a beginner livestock farmer. In order to raise healthy livestock it requires you to have some knowledge on what you need to do when raising healthy livestock.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 08:25:57 -0600An article discussing the rules and regulations surrounding tail docking of lambs. Also includes a quick guide on how to dock the tail.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 08:41:57 -0600Most of the time, when people think of an electric fence they think of something that is designed to keep an animal in. Prison yards have electric security fences around them to help deter the inmates from trying to escape. There are people who build an electric fence around their property for the purpose of protecting the animals they have inside the fence.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 08:54:54 -0600The cost of living these days is very high and people are looking for ways to save some money at the same time are looking for ways to make some extra income. Raising your very own livestock is a great way to provide your family with fresh quality products like meat and milk. On the other hand livestock farming is a great way to make some money since you can sell the produce for some good profits.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 08:09:37 -0600No matter what chicken coop design you have decided to build the ideal chicken house plans must provide the following in order to keep your chickens happy and healthy. Here 7 things that you should keep in mind when looking at chicken coop designs.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 08:27:47 -0500If you want to save a lot of money in buying farm produce such as meat then owning you own livestock farm is the way to go. Livestock farming is a great way to feeding your family with fresh un-processed meat because you can raise your own livestock for meat production. And since these livestock are yours you can feed them with only healthy feed to make sure they produce quality products.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:25:47 -0500Livestock farming is an industry that is different from any other industry. The better you know about it the more are your chances of being a successful livestock farmer. Raising livestock is a great way of making lots of money in a field that not so money people are in.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:25:32 -0500As a beginner livestock farmer you may find it difficult to choose which type of livestock you can start raising in your farm. Before you get started in livestock farming you have know what kind of resources you have available. Do you have the finances, equipment and land?
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:24:16 -0500A lot of people are turning to livestock farming as a way to making a living. Raising livestock can be a nice way to making lots of money at the some time provide for your family. You can raise all types of livestock such as chickens, ducks, cattle, rabbits, sheep, goats, pigs, and horses but you should know how to take care of them before you get started.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:20:09 -0500There's no doubt that organic vegetables and meat have a lot of health benefits. You can now even buy organic food from your local market or stores which can be expensive. If you don't want to spend a lot of money buying organic food an alternative is to farm your own organic food.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:19:24 -0500A lot of people instead of raising cattle, goats or sheep go for raising pigs, the reason being raising pigs is as profitable as raising any other livestock. Pig farming is very profitable when done the right way but at the same time can be a disaster when done wrong. Below are some guidelines on the right living conditions needed in order to raise healthy pigs.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:15:10 -0500When it comes to livestock farming the key to success is knowing your goals, options and resources. Once you know what you want from your farm will help you in positioning your farm to success. Some livestock require you to take extra care then others.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:14:54 -0500When taking the decision to get into raising pigs for meat one has to remember that raising swine needs more deliberation then you can think. There are a lot of things to consider before you begin your journey in raising this livestock. Below is a list of the things a beginner farmer should consider when raising pigs for meat.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:10:03 -0500A lot of people around the world are raising livestock for the production of meat. This is because meat will always be in demand this meaning that there's money to be made. People think that raising livestock requires a lot of investing, that can be true but there are some livestock that don't require you to invest in a lot.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:09:31 -0500Livestock farming can be done in different ways with some ways having more benefits the others. One type of farming that is growing among farmers is sustainable livestock farming. This type of farming requires the use of a pasture based system.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:05:51 -0500People all the world are searching for various ways to making some money due to the economic down turn. One way is to start a livestock farm if you have land and are willing to invest some money. Starting a business raising goats is a venture that hasn't been pursued by a lot of farmers.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 10:01:12 -0500No body knows when goats where first discovered but what we know is that they are a good source of meat, milk, butter and fiber. The hairs and skins can be sold be as well for alternative income. Goats are known to be domestic animals with male goats called 'bucks' and females called 'does'.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:37:09 -0500Cattle farming is now considered as a multi-billion dollar industry because the demand for cattle produce is ever growing. The United States imports a lot of its meat since local farmer don't produce enough to supply the whole nation. This means there is enough room for everyone to cash in.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:33:40 -0500A lot of people all around the world are turning into livestock farming as other means of making a living. Others can just going back to the basics of living because its much cheaper taking into account these economic times. Beginner farmers when starting on cattle farming can have all lot of questions about how to go about in raising healthy profitable cattle.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:26:47 -0500If you are a business minded person you may be looking for other ways to make more money, raising cattle for profits is an alternative business you can get into. It has great returns of investment especially in the winter seasons. One simple way of making money from raising cows is by cattle flipping.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:25:31 -0500If you want to raise livestock for profits then look no further then raising cattle. A lot of farmers are making a living from raising their own cows. When getting started in raising cattle there can be a learning curve but once you get the hang of managing your cows it will be smooth sailing.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:18:17 -0500Raising cattle for a living has gained a lot of momentum amongst people who want the benefits that come with raising your very own cows. The nice thing about raising cows is that almost anyone can do it. Weather you were raised in an urban area with no past experience in raising livestock you can get started today in raising this animal.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:07:37 -0500Business minded people are constantly asking how they can make money raising livestock. The answer is it is very much possible to make money from livestock farming. A lot of people became livestock farmers to make money from their livestock.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 09:01:15 -0500When making the decision to raise livestock for profits you should be prepared for some serious work ahead. Raising livestock requires dedication and funds for feeding and animal acquisition. But there's no need to feel down because all your hard work will pay off.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:57:21 -0500Livestock farming is a rewarding venture when you are a well established livestock farmer. And the nice thing is that anyone can be a successful farmer with the right guidelines and information. When starting in livestock farming you have to know what you want to achieve from your farm.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 08:47:44 -0500There are lots of advantages in raising livestock for meat. Two main advantages is that you can supply your family with fresh quality meat and you can make some extra money in selling your products. But what ever your reason maybe to raising livestock the bottom line is that you have to know how to care for your livestock.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:28:01 -0500Being a profitable livestock farmer is all about choosing the right type of livestock to raise. Two of the most popular livestock raised by farmers is pigs and sheep. They are easy to maintain and their produce is high in demand. But in order to be successful in raising these animals you have to know to take care of them.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:27:51 -0500Being a livestock farmer for a living has gained momentum amongst people that want to make extra money as a livestock farmer. But before you too begin this venture you have to know that there is a lot involved in order for you to get profits from your livestock.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:24:37 -0500If you are a beginner in raising livestock you have to make sure you get some expect advice because livestock farming needs a lot of dedication and handling. On top of that you have to invest a lot in order for your livestock to strive and bring you profits.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:19:54 -0500When it comes to high returns in investment there is no better livestock to raise then cattle. But in order to get your return in investment your have to wait for your cattle to be slaughtered or sold, and this requires a lot of patience.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:03:10 -0500People choose to become livestock farmers for various reasons. Some raise livestock as pets whilst others raise livestock for products such as milk, meat, and fur. What ever your reason maybe to raising livestock it is very important that you do your research before hand.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:59:26 -0500A lot of people are moving from urban areas to the country side so they become livestock farmers. Some just want to raise livestock to feed their families and others want to raise livestock so they sell the produce for extra income.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:54:31 -0500As a beginner livestock farmer you may not know how to go about in raising various types of livestock. Livestock vary in many ways, there's some livestock that need you to invest a lot of money when starting out and others need more care and management then others.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:54:15 -0500So you want to be a livestock farmer? Do you have what it takes to be a livestock farmer? There's a lot involved in becoming a successful livestock farmer. Dedication is the first and investing in the second. You have to be prepared to work everyday as a livestock farmer and you have to be prepared to spend some money.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:54:01 -0500A lot of people are beginning to see the advantages of owning a livestock farm. They are moving from urban areas to the country side to start their own farm. Livestock farming is very rewarding because you can provide food for your family and make some money as well from the livestock products.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:53:40 -0500A lot of people don't know the benefits of raising their very own chickens instead of other farm animals. Below is a list of advantages of raising chickens in your own farm. - Chickens provide good nutrition's for your body and the eggs are great tasting as well.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 14:43:53 -0500When it comes to profitable businesses, goat farming stands up as one if them. They are two popular ways to make money as a goat farmer. The first way is to produce your own goat meat and sell it to your local market or even friends.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:54:12 -0500A lot of people nowadays are raising ducks for profits. The main reason for this is that ducks are easier to raise than chickens. First off is that chickens live shorter than ducks and ducks longer.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:09:14 -0500There's no doubt that raising livestock is a profitable business but it has to be taken serious. Raising livestock is a full time job that requires dedication and a lot of investing. You will have to spend money on buying your livestock, feed, equipment, land, labor and veterinarian expenses.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 09:06:49 -0500When getting into livestock farming there are a lot of things to consider before you jump into production. The various types of livestock you can raise are chickens, rabbits, cattle, ducks, sheep, goats, pigs, or horses and are all cared for in a different way.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 08:49:18 -0500When starting out in raising cattle there are some important things to consider so expert advice is needed. Now, it is pretty obvious that the first thing to have is a farm where you can raise your cattle. In order to raise healthy cattle wide green pastures are need and the forage must be enough for your entire livestock.
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:01:18 -0500Sanitization, the process of cleaning by means of disinfecting, may be common sense. However, it can also be easily overlooked in the daily hum-ho.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 16:01:53 -0500Before you go out and buy some chickens for meat, you need to do some research. There many things to consider before you take the plunge. This guide will help you so you don't have any unexpected surprises. These steps helped us raise 44 meat chickens that averaged out to 7.25 pounds in just nine weeks.
Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:57:20 -0500Living on an alpaca farm is a great way to live your life. The problem is many people do not realize just how green of a farm you will be living on when you are raising alpaca. Once you read this information, you can easily see why this is one of the best farms for people who are concerned about the environment to own.
Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:01:31 -0500Did you know that chicken you bought in the store could have been fed arsenic? Or of a little thing called campy? We need to need more conscious about what goes into our food, and we need to hold people responsible for what happens "behind closed doors." We are in the midst of a food revolution, come see a small part why
Wed, 31 Jul 2013 09:35:06 -0500Wanting to build your own chicken tractor for your meat chickens? Well here is a step by step on how to build one. Meat chickens raised at your home will yield far better quality meat, and you'll have the understanding of where it came from. You don't know where your store bought chicken came from... so why guess. Start raising meat chickens today!
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:09:58 -0500Keeping Hens for your own Fresh Eggs is gaining popularity in today's world of growing your own so you know what goes into it and therefore what comes out. However, having your own fresh eggs is not the only reason for keeping hens. Hens have their own personality and are in fact a great pet.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:04:27 -0500The short answer is No!! However, there are some points on how to look after chickens which will make the journey much smoother.
Wed, 03 Jul 2013 15:53:33 -0500Farmers have been raising backyard urban chickens for over 3,000 years, but in the last 5 years, it's become accessible for even the beginner farmer like you and me. With 380 million eggs recalled recently, raising chickens at home never sounded so reassuring. You will be able to raise them organically, free of hormones and antibiotics, and let them run around your yard verses being cooped up in a cage twenty-four hours a day.
Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:58:51 -0500Bad raps, misinformation, negative press and cattleman rumors... Bison have a reputation for being uncontainable. Can we bust this myth once and for all?