Meat goats are very easy to care for. They can be raised with little supplemental grain and minimal shelter. Their small size, adaptability to drastic environmental conditions, huge productivity and excellent fertility make them ideal for anyone looking to raise farm animals.
If you have an ample grassy area, a secure outdoor shelter, and a big heart for animals, you need a pair of goats. Goats are social animals that require little care other than the essentials and your love. Take a look at the goats at my daughter's farm and learn more about these amazing creatures.
Goats make adorable pets because of their ability to form close bonds with their owners. They are fun, interesting and personable. Most goats are easy to handle and do not require a lot of feed and space. So how about having a goat pet—one like Dan Bilzerian's, the famous internet personality?
If you have been thinking about raising chickens, read this to get started in a simple and cost-effective way. We are talking just the basics.
Owning chickens in the suburbs might not be for everyone, but please consider it. Here's a long list of both the benefits and detriments of keeping chickens in a not-so-rural area.
Here is everything you'll want to know before purchasing chicks for the first time.
In the equine world, the humble, patient, long-eared donkey rarely gets the respect it deserves. It may not be as elegant as an Arabian or as popular a symbol of the American West as the Mustang, but it is every bit as fascinating. Read on for some of the reasons why!
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.
Thinking about adopting a goat and need some help thinking of good goat names? Here are over 350 goat name ideas to graze through!
Who doesn't want to own a pet duck!? Here are more than 250 duck names for your feathered friend!
Did you know pigs actually make amazing pets?! Here are more than 250 pig name ideas for your adorable piggy pal!
Raise your hand if you've never heard about training chickens. If your hand is up, you are in good company as not many people realize chickens are actually trainable.
Pekin ducks have been around for over 2000 years. These beautiful birds grow extremely quickly and produce a lot of meat and eggs. They also make great pets and show birds due to their unique personalities and social skills. This article includes information about diet, habitat, breeding, and more.
Build an automatic watering system for your chickens for less than $10.
Incubators are expensive, and they aren't always trustworthy. Read on to find out how to create one yourself that works.
So you've decided you want to keep chickens, but where to start? What breed of chickens? How many do you need? Read on to find out.
This is our story about beginning to raise chickens. Learn from our mistakes about what to do and what not to do when raising chickens.
New to raising hens? Unsure how to begin? Here are some important tips for raising hens in your back yard.
This article offers tips on how to utilize the natural instincts of a broody hen to incubate, hatch, and raise your chicks naturally.