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  • Taking care of lambs that have been rejected by their moms is a time-consuming job. Here are some signs of maternal rejection to look out for and detailed directions to bottle-feeding lambs.

    The Best Way to Take Care of a Rejected Lamb

    The Best Way to Take Care of a Rejected Lamb

    by Titia Geertman84

  • I have raised my fair share of bottle-fed baby goats. I own goats as personal pets and as members of our petting zoo. I want my goats to be as friendly and people-oriented as possible. There are definitely pros and cons to raising a baby goat on a bottle. Here are my thoughts.

    How to Bottle-Feed Baby Goats

    How to Bottle-Feed Baby Goats

    by Ellison Hartley2

  • Crucial information that could save the life of a lamb that is cold, chilled, or has hypothermia. Hypoglycemia and starvation are addressed as well.

    Hypothermia in Lambs

    Hypothermia in Lambs

    by Rachel Koski12

  • Dealing with backyard chicken diseases is a fact of life when raising healthy chickens. Find out a few things you can do to help remedy most chicken ailments.

    Guide to Backyard Chicken Diseases

    Guide to Backyard Chicken Diseases

    by Hal Gall12

  • Whether you raise chickens or just received a baby chick for Easter, you'll find a name in this list for every breed and personality.

    100+ Creative Names for Your Chicken

    100+ Creative Names for Your Chicken

    by Michelle Nguyen1

  • People love to breed animals with extreme characteristics, but what does this mean for chickens? Take a gander at some truly freaky chicken breeds.

    Twelve Utterly Bizarre Chicken Breeds

    Twelve Utterly Bizarre Chicken Breeds

    by Theophanes Avery33

  • Pekin ducks have been around for over 2000 years. These beautiful birds grow extremely fast and produce a lot of meat and eggs. These friendly majestic creatures often make great pets due to their unique personalities and social skills.

    Everything You Need to Know About Pekin Ducks

    Everything You Need to Know About Pekin Ducks

    by Drake Runner1

  • Learn the truth about chickens. Can female chickens really turn into males? Are chickens really stupid? Are they really mean? What are chicken saddles and diapers? I'm here to tell you the truth.

    Chicken Rumors, Myths, and Facts

    Chicken Rumors, Myths, and Facts

    by Alisha Vargas19

  • Donkeys can and do make amiable pets. These hardy critters are independent, amusing and inquisitive. If the idea of cherishing one of your own is appealing but you don't know where to start, then this article is for you.

    Your First Pet Donkey

    Your First Pet Donkey

    by Jana Louise Smit0

  • Aside from being an important agricultural commodity, sheep are often kept as pets. This article discusses what you need to know if you have pet sheep, or are considering acquiring some in the future.

    How to Care for Sheep as Pets

    How to Care for Sheep as Pets

    by Rachel Koski19

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