Are you an aspiring backyard egg farmer? I've raised Ameraucanas and Buff Orpingtons, and I have a lot of experience to share. I've also included a chart that summarizes which chicken breeds will perform best in urban conditions.
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.
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.
Are you excited about the world of waterfowl but just don't want a regular old duck to keep up with the Joneses? Prepare to learn the reasons why you should get out there and find a Muscovy.
The best backyard chicken breeds are friendly and provide a sufficient quantity of eggs. Breeds such as the Silver Gray Dorking and Buff Orpington are excellent choices for a backyard flock.
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.
People love to breed animals with extreme characteristics, but what does this mean for chickens? Take a gander at some truly freaky chicken breeds.
Dealing with backyard chicken diseases is a fact of life when raising chickens. Find out a few things you can do to help remedy most chicken ailments and keep your flock healthy.
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?
The topic of letting chickens free-range vs. keeping them in a chicken run is frequently debated. This article will list three pros and three cons of both sides to help you figure out which option is best for your animals.
The Drenthe Heath Sheep (Dutch: Drents Heideschaap) is the oldest sheep breed of the Netherlands. Both ewes and rams wear horns. I've raised these sheep for over 30 years now and they're beautiful.
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.
Planning on owning sheep or growing your flock? Here are over 200 sheep name suggestions to consider for your new fluffy friends!