Most people get into chicken keeping lured in by the promise of fresh eggs (then they discover there is more to love than just eggs)! So how can you ensure you make the most of your backyard egg makers?
Rabbits in general are pretty low maintenance, healthy animals, but you never know when an emergency or illness will strike. As a responsible animal owner, you want to be prepared to treat minor issues and illnesses. If you have all the items you need at hand, in one convenient location, you can get your rabbit […]
Unfortunately, when you keep animals in the great outdoors, you don’t have as much control as you do with your indoor pets. Wild birds roost in your trees or swoop down to forage in your grass with the flock, rodents or squirrels visit the coop while your birds are out free ranging. It’s just a […]
In recent years there has been a wonderful movement gaining traction is every corner of the country. People are wanting to know more about the food they are eating, the chemicals they are unknowingly bringing into their homes, wanting to live in harmony with the earth rather than harming it. Fresh Farmer’s Markets are popping […]
I am on a mission this year to replace many of the chemicals in my home with more natural, homemade solutions. So when I was given the opportunity to review the new book “The Beeswax Workshop: How to Make Your Own Natural Candles, Cosmetics, Cleaners, Soaps, Healing Balms & More” by Chris Dalziel I was […]
When summer temperatures are on the rise there are a couple things you can do to help your rabbits beat the heat. Rabbits are pretty hardy animals, but they do much better in the cold than in the heat. This is especially true if, like us, you are raising fluffy Angora rabbits. Angora wool is […]