Domestic ducks are ducks that are cared for and/or raised by people. People typically raise ducks for pets, eggs, meat, and show. Domesticated ducks rely on people for food and shelter.
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.
Great information for new backyard egg farmers, including my experience with raising Ameraucanas and Buff Orpingtons. A chart also shows you which chicken breeds will perform best in urban conditions.
Cage-free, free roaming, and ranging rabbits for meat—does it work? Read on for what I did and what I learned.
Light-hearted trials and tribulations of caring for chickens and the story of the Amazon Hen and Small Rooster.
People love to breed animals with extreme characteristics, but what does this mean for chickens? Take a gander at some truly freaky chicken breeds.
Looking for a little more self-sufficiency? This article will tell you what you need to know about producing your own chicken and pork.
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.
Includes suggestions about which duck breeds are most suitable for different purposes. Covers housing, feeding, stocking density, wing clipping and health of pet ducks.
More and more, people are taking control of the foods they eat, including growing and raising their own. It is important to note that the practice isn't without its hazards.
"How much hay do I need for the winter?" In this article, I'll discuss how I calculate how much hay to buy each winter without buying too much or too little.
What's so great about working with horses? An article about utilizing the horse as a source of power, based on my personal experiences using them to perform farm labor and other tasks.
Horse colic can be caused by several factors including worms, which are one of the major causes of colic in horses. We'll go over the various worms, medications, and worming schedules here.