Biology is an absolutely fascinating subject. For all our study and all our research, will we ever know all it’s idiosyncrasies? Science has always interested me and learning about all of the amazing, minuscule ways our bodies and nature function is really just mind boggling. I was very interested when I realized one of nature’s […]
I admit I have a huge weakness for all things fluffy. The fluffier the better! So I might be a little impartial when I say that Angora rabbits are hands down the cutest rabbits around! How can you not love that fluffy little face?! But all that fluff comes at a price. Angora rabbits are […]
Water belly in chickens is a condition mostly seen in rapidly growing breeds, like Cornish crosses. Learn how to prevent, identify and treat the condition. Ascites, or water belly, is a condition that is hard to treat and unfortunately has high mortality rates. I’m going to teach you ways to prevent water belly. I’ll also […]
Wondering what the most common swine diseases are? There are several pig diseases that you should be aware of if you raise pigs. I’ve listed the most common pig diseases. Being aware of the diseases is important, but so is diagnosing pig diseases. Pig diseases and symptoms will vary with age group, housing situations, stress […]
There are so many reasons that you should be raising chickens on pasture. Allowing chickens to forage not only saves you money on feed, but creates healthier chickens. This means that you end up with a healthier meat or egg product! Read all about the benefits of raising chickens on forage here.
Hoof rot is a nasty condition that many livestock species can get. Treating hoof rot is easy if it is caught early. If you think one of your goats has foot rot, check them ASAP. The sooner you can get them treated the easier it will be on both you and them. If you have […]