Why You Need to Inspect Your Flock Today

Spending time with your flock, observing behaviors, and inspecting each chicken for injury and illness are important chores to add to the daily or weekly to-do list. You know your flock and its individual personalities best, which makes spotting problems easy. I keep a close eye on my Silver-Laced Wyandotte, Pauline. She’s my heaviest chicken, […]

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Helping Sheep Adjust To Life On A New Farm

We have two new sheep on our farm. One is a young ewe named Tansy and the other is her newborn daughter, Pasha. They’re hair sheep—a mixture of Katahdin and Dorper.

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Nature’s Cleaning Crew: Vultures

Sometimes people ask our mom, “What is your favorite bird?” They think she’s kidding when she says “the vulture,” but she’s not.

How to Manage Q Fever

Keep your livestock and yourself safe from Q fever with these management tips.

Meet Sweetie, the Pygmy Goat

One of Mom’s friends rescued Sweetie, the Pygmy goat, but now Sweetie needs a home so she’s come to live with us on our farm.

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