Many fencing systems exist, and selection depends on animals, grazing management plans, long-term goals and budget. Learn which is right for you.
This round of contenders, led by a very funny farm, includes a camelid closeup, cold sheep, active pigs and a dog cozying up to a goat.
Winter is the time to look ahead and plan the coming year. We plan to add Runner Ducks, separate chickens and guineas, and (because we have 24 geese) start selling eggs.
Backyard flocks might not fly with the seasons, yet their wild instincts play an important role in social bonds and creating a collaborative community.
Many of these heritage poultry breeds date back to early America, when farmers needed birds that were cold-hardy and good for eggs as well as meat.
Chicks, ducklings and goslings are available from many sources. Here are some pros and cons of each, as well as the idea of buying grown birds.