Consider Natural Behavior

Consider Natural Behavior

Behavior is something that you should take into consideration when deciding what breed of animal you would like to raise. Are they naturally high strung or prone to bad habits? Or are they naturally laid back and easy to handle? If you are new to raising animals then...
Does Lighting Effect Egg Production in Hens?

Does Lighting Effect Egg Production in Hens?

Does lighting affect my chickens? Lighting is one of the most important things when it comes to keeping your chickens laying throughout the year. I well get into greater detail later of why this is necessary. For now, we will just talk about how you can easily...
Are the kits (baby rabbits) getting fed?

Are the kits (baby rabbits) getting fed?

I recently came across a post on Facebook of a lady who had a french lop doe deliver 13 babies! Which is quite a lot even for a french lop and she was concerned about all of the babies surviving. The main cause of losses in a litter during the first few days is the...
Caring for Chicks

Caring for Chicks

Whether its Easter and you have a small coop to fill, or you just love the fun of having those cute little fuzz balls. No homestead is complete without chickens. They are one of the least expensive animals to acquire, easy to learn to take care of, and are quite...
Ducks to Water.

Ducks to Water.

Something that has always been a funny misconception to me is people think you have to have a pond to keep ducks. Luckily for me that is just no so. Do they like to have a body of water to play in? Of course! But it is not essential to their health. The main reason...
Rabbit breed personalities (best pets).

Rabbit breed personalities (best pets).

Not all rabbits are created equal, if you have had any experience with even one breed you will know this to be true. Some bloodlines will have a tendency to be on the aggressive side as well as so lines are the best of the best for personalities.  For more on...

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