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  • 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 Pros and Cons of Letting Chickens Free-Roam

    The Pros and Cons of Letting Chickens Free-Roam

    by Jess H0

  • When owning a flock of poultry, one needs to consider what to feed them. This is a general guide to feeding poultry and picking feed that is right for your budget, needs, and availability.

    How to Properly Feed Chickens

    How to Properly Feed Chickens

    by Ava Crawford0

  • Learn how to take care of baby ducks, or ducklings, using this step-by-step guide. From what a baby duck eats and drinks to what it needs to thrive, this guide covers everything.

    Raising Baby Ducks

    Raising Baby Ducks

    by Alan2

  • 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!

    12 Fascinating Things You Never Knew About Donkeys

    12 Fascinating Things You Never Knew About Donkeys

    by Marcy J. Miller12

  • 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 Avery34

  • 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?

    15 Best Goat Breeds for Pets

    15 Best Goat Breeds for Pets

    by Sherry Haynes1

  • 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.

    Top 15 Best Goat Breeds For Meat

    Top 15 Best Goat Breeds For Meat

    by Sherry Haynes1

  • With backyard poultry becoming an ever-increasing trend, some chickens are bound to end up inside as "not-so-exotic" pets. But is this a good idea? Let's find out!

    Keeping Chickens in the House

    Keeping Chickens in the House

    by Ava Crawford3

  • 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 Koski Nielsen14

  • 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 Koski Nielsen20

  • 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.

    Why Your Next Pet Should Be a Goat

    Why Your Next Pet Should Be a Goat

    by Marcy Bialeschki8

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