Raising livestock isn’t meant to be a guessing game so why keep guessing and losing money (and possibly losing goats) when you can get your stuff together with a couple of spreadsheets? I created this set of Small Herd Goat Records so that I can be as effective as possible with my herd.
They might be super cute, but are ducks right for you? Let’s take a look at the Duck Pros & Cons
Chickens love to dust bathe. They find a dry spot in the dirt and roll, fluff, and flap to their hearts content. Then, if it’s a sunny spot they just sorta fall asleep. In fact, if you’re new to chickens and you see them all sprawled in one spot looking half dead, you might just […]
Feeding your wool producing rabbits is not always as easy as going to your local pet store and picking up a bag of rabbit pellets. Because Angoras are constantly producing silky soft wool they need a diet higher in protein than your average rabbit. They also need plenty of fresh greens & hay to keep […]
Learning backyard butchery can be an intimidating process. This post gives five great tips on things to consider before getting started from finding the proper tools to organizing the cuts.
Just because a kindly neighbor offers to add to you flock for free doesn’t mean you should accept. Do some research otherwise you’ll be blind and could end up with a mess…. like me.