Could our farm animals being doing more for us in return? We need to look at “the pigness of the pig and the chickeness of the chicken” as Joel Salatin puts it. Instead of working against each farm animal’s natural instincts, why not have those instincts work for you instead?
It happens to everyone at some point or another. You go and start your flock with a few chickens—everything in life is happy and grand. And then one day, you walk outside to a dead bird, a sick bird, or a “what the heck is wrong with it” bird. That’s when the death emotion sinks […]
Choosing to adopt dwarf rabbits is more and more frequent among pet lovers. This is because these mini bunnies have this reputation of being particularly adapted to kids, thanks to their calmness and tender character. The little bunnies are also easy to tame and can live in relatively small spaces. If you are considering getting […]
It’s been a week and a half since I had to stitch up our little bunny. I was not very sure she would make it after such a serious injury. After all, the cut was fully one quarter of her circumference if not more, the equivalent of about 12 inches on a human. It turns […]
I had a nasty surprise when I checked the new bunnies this morning. One of Sour Patch’s babies had a horrible gash on its belly. My heart just dropped to see the red, open wound a full half inch wide on that tiny body. There was no way it would heal without some help…..
I love baby chicks! We’ve not had any in a few years and our old gals are getting to be 10 years old. Wow how time flies! I bought some chicks a couple years ago but our little outdoor dog ended that really quickly. So this year we had a plan, build a Chicken Coop […]