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  • If you want to raise your own high-quality eggs and save money, read on to find out what to grow for feed and forage and how to manage your foraging areas.

    Growing Your Own Chicken Feed

    Growing Your Own Chicken Feed

    by Amelia Walker4

  • Agriculture is often regarded as the human hallmark that allowed for the development of modern technologies. But recent evidence seems to suggest that it was more of a curse than a blessing.

    Was Agriculture Humanity's Biggest Ever Mistake?

    Was Agriculture Humanity's Biggest Ever Mistake?

    by James Kenny57

  • The Plymouth White Rock Chicken is an excellent breed for beginning as well as seasoned chicken owners. They are a nice addition to any backyard flock because of their temperament and egg production

    The Plymouth White Rock Chicken

    The Plymouth White Rock Chicken

    by Helena Ricketts6

  • The Dorper Sheep are a recently new breed of sheep in Australia that were developed in South Africa. They are becoming very popular for their meat and their full shedding qualities.

    The Black Headed Dorper Sheep

    The Black Headed Dorper Sheep

    by AussieTreeChange7

  • How you approach the horse with the lead rope sets the tone for the rest of the day. Read on to learn more about safe practices and types of lead ropes.

    How to Put a Lead Rope on a Horse

    How to Put a Lead Rope on a Horse

    by Stephanie Giguere13

  • Keeping chickens in your backyard is fun! They are one of the most maintenance-free pets. Their daily requirements mainly consist of feeding and watering. And if you do this they give you a reward, an egg! But to keep your chickens healthy and...

    How to Dust Your Chickens for Parasites

    How to Dust Your Chickens for Parasites

    by Cdejarnatt15

  • Tempted to take your horse to a cattle sorting event -- but concerned because he's never met a cow face to face? Here is a low-pressure, safe method to introduce your horse to cattle to ensure future sorting and penning fun.

    How to Introduce Your Sorting Horse to Cattle

    How to Introduce Your Sorting Horse to Cattle

    by Marcy J. Miller1

  • Raising animals for the purpose of human consumption appears to be something of a moral and ethical dilemma, and here's why: Animals including cattle, sheep, chickens, hogs, geese, ducks, goats, and all others are living, thinking, feeling beings...

    Ethical Concerns Regarding Raising Livestock Animals for Food

    Ethical Concerns Regarding Raising Livestock Animals for Food

    by Rachel Koski51

  • There is no hard and fast rule about how much water each chicken will drink in a day.  One thing is sure: chickens need an ample supply of fresh, clean water available at all times.  Their waterer must be clean of dirt and algae build-up,...

    How Much Water Do Chickens Need to Drink Per Day?

    How Much Water Do Chickens Need to Drink Per Day?

    by E L Danvers3

  • American farmers got soybeans from China originally, but now soybeans raised in the USA are being sent to China in spectacular volumes

    Soybeans Return to China

    Soybeans Return to China

    by Quinton James0

  • To be able to humanely kill a chicken quickly and without causing pain or distress is an important skill for anyone thinking of small scale farming.

    How to Kill a Chicken

    How to Kill a Chicken

    by Peter Dickinson30

  • Discover the wonderful world of these amazing goats. They pack a lot of benefits into one small package. Maybe they are right for you!

    The Amazing Mini-Alpine

    The Amazing Mini-Alpine

    by Jamie Butler2

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