Before we got goats I knew there would be surprises, but I thought I was generally prepared. I had talked to goat breeders, read ebooks, websites, etc. I thought I was more or less in the know… Here are 4 things no one tells you about goats.
A clean rabbit hutch can make the difference between a healthy bunny and an unhealthy bunny. The importance of keeping you rabbits environment clean can not be stressed enough. With just a little cleaning, a lot of illnesses can be avoided altogether.
The benefits of raising pigs are obvious… Bacon, pork chops, sausage, roasts, hams… Did I mention bacon? The meat ratio for 60% to 75% second only to turkeys. So they are worth the effort, especially with meat prices rising. Pigs are easy to raise, they require the basics: food, water, shelter, and space if you […]
When I first got rabbits I put them smack dab in the middle of my garden, it was January… And while this was very convenient for composting and gathering greens, as the summer months approached it became clear this was not in the best interest of the rabbits. They had the shade of their roof […]
Cleaning your incubator is incredibly important to the success of hatching eggs. Even if you washed your incubator out the last time you used it or if it is brand new. Dirt dust and germs can find their way in and contaminate your eggs. Your should clean your incubator before you use it, each time […]
A blind deaf goat is not something you here about every day. Here is the story of our sweet Dixie; how we came about having her, and the discovery of her handicaps and how we helped her along.