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.
Sow’s milk doesn’t contain enough iron for newborn piglets. Where you raise the piglets determines how you ensure they get what they need.
This round of contenders is led by a calf and a goat. Also making appearances are goslings, pigs, chickens, a cow and her calves, and a very cute bunny.
Plan to raise a backyard flock? Familiarize yourself with local ordinances on these four issues that might affect your chicken aspirations.
You’ll need to battle nature to prevent water and eggs from freezing, but you’ll also need to help your flock fight boredom for its own safety. Here’s how.
Use instructions excerpted from Temple Grandin’s “Guide to Working with Farm Animals” to build a corral that holds five to 10 animals.