At first, it seems like there’s a great deal to learn about goats, but once you’ve mastered the basics, they’re relatively easy animals to keep.
If you don’t want to buy supermarket eggs during the times of year your hens stop or decrease laying, use any of these techniques to preserve your eggs.
Before hybrid broilers and superlayers, authors of poultry books in the early 1900s recommended some chicken breeds that are still prevalent today.
What and how to feed sheep is important, but minerals and copper also play crucial roles. Here are the key aspects of what you need to know.
You can have homegrown milk, cheese and yogurt in many varieties with suitable small-farm dairy cattle, goat and sheep breeds. Here are the basics on the animals and milking.
Books from a century ago advocate feeding chickens modern-day favorites such as greens, grains, hard-boiled eggs and table scraps.
It turns out that a lot what authors advocated in the early 20th century, when many Americans kept backyard chickens, still holds true today.