Slaughter Pigs At Any Age Or Stage To Manage Herd Size & Harvest Meat

Large herds require sizable feed commitments, but you can slaughter pigs at any size for delectable meat and easier hog-keeping.

Cuddly Chicks & Marshy The Duck Populate The Clucking Sisters Farm

Dominique Leal from the California-based farm The Clucking Sisters breaks down the personalities that sparkle in her backyard flock.

Is Your Broody Hen Too Young To Hatch Eggs?

If your hen keeps smashing eggs you hope you hatch, your girl may (for a few reasons) be just too young to serve as a broody. Here's why.

How To Manage Sticktight Fleas In Your Chicken Flock

Sticktight fleas are smaller and less mobile than common fleas, and the parasites love chickens and other poultry. Here's how to prevent or manage an infestation in a flock.

Love My Breed: Babydoll Southdown Sheep

We asked Hobby Farms readers to tell us what they love about keeping Babydoll Southdown sheep. Check out what they had to say!

Coccidiosis Is A Deadly Sheep Parasite, Too

Most people know to protect chickens from coccidiosis, but the parasite can infect sheep, too. Here's what to watch for and how to treat.

Video: How To Make Your Own Hummingbird Food

I enjoy our local hummingbirds, but they didn't like the commercial food I provided. So I found this easy hummingbird food recipe local birds love!

The Bees Always Come First At On One Acre Farm

Martin Robinson from the Queensland-based On One Acre farm tells us how bees and hydroponics help to keep things running.


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