In part four of this series, we continue alphabetically through chicken ailments, covering keel cyst, kinky back, Marek’s and Newcastle diseases, and nutritional disorders.
If you’re new to raising pigs, it’s not always obvious when they’re at slaughter weight. Here’s a tape-measure trick can give you an idea of a pig’s weight.
A program administered by the Bureau of Land Management has sent some 240,000 animals to private care since it started in 1971. Here’s how it works.
Winter temperatures, snow and ice create challenges for people caring for chickens. Use these suggestions we’ve learned in Michigan to make those duties as tolerable as possible.
Camels, low-maintenance animals that originated in North America, are cold-hardy and heat-resistant. They produce lots of milk and can be raised for meat and hides. Do they have a future in the American Southwest?
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.