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25 Long-Haired Goat Breeds

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Goats are varied and versatile animals, with many different breeds serving different purposes. Some goats are used for their meat, some for their milk, and others for their fiber. There are also breeds that are kept as pets. Some homesteaders prefer long-haired goats for better resources. No matter what your purpose is for raising a […]

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15 Ways to Deal with Aggressive Ducks

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If you have ducks on your farm, you may have noticed that some of them can be quite aggressive. While it’s normal for ducks to get into the occasional squabble, overly aggressive behavior can be a problem. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to deal with aggressive ducks on your farm. Are […]

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Can Chickens Eat Tomatoes? 

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Previously, we talked about kiwis, but you may wonder, can chickens eat tomatoes? They’re a staple in many dishes because of their umami flavor and we can eat them raw or cooked. But since it belongs to the nightshade family, it’s a different story for chickens. So, in this article, we’ll discuss the following: If […]

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Guideline for Goat Illnesses: Causes, Cures & Prevention

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Are you wondering how to cure goat illnesses? Unfortunately, there are several types of illnesses to which goats are vulnerable. Many people believe that goats are resilient animals, but this isn’t always the case. Even though they have a natural ability to fight off illness and disease, sometimes there is nothing we can do but […]

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DIY Flock Block Recipe For Chickens: Homemade Peck Block

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If you’ve read this blog for a while, you know that my hens get spoilt and have lots of snacks. I’ve even written about their favorite 9 healthy snacks and table scraps! However, one of their absolute favorite snacks is flock block. During this time of year, flock blocks are fantastic. My hens love to […]

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Are You Prepared For A Chicken Emergency? How to Create a Backup Plan

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Today we will look at a few of the problems and issues of caring for chickens. Of course, these issues don’t arise solely for chickens but for any livestock you care for, even pets. Your animals and birds rely on you to feed, water, and house them, so it’s impossible to ‘drop the ball’ and ignore their […]

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Goat Meat and Raising Goats for Meat

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Many people think of goats as cute little animals that live in the barnyard and eat hay. In reality, goats are versatile creatures that you can use for various purposes on a small farm. This includes raising goats for meat. If you’re thinking about adding goat meat to your farmstead diet or just curious about […]

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25 of the Best Chicken Facts (Binocular Vision, Dinosaurs and More)

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This weeks’ focus is on chicken facts that perhaps you didn’t know. Most of us know about our ladies in a general way, but we have been digging around to find lesser known facts about our feathered friends! Surprisingly, it was hard to narrow down the list to 25 – there are lots of interesting […]

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Grow Your Own Food: How To, Benefits and More!

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If you grow your food, you know there’s nothing better than walking out your front door and plucking a juicy tomato right off the vine. But growing food requires an element of patience and a little bit of research. Otherwise, you could end up overwhelmed, and your lovely garden could fail. (Say goodbye to dreams […]

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How To Keep Chickens Warm In The Winter

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Chickens are an incredibly hardy animal and you will find them in many cold places throughout the world. There are people in Alaska, Canada and many other chilly places that keep chickens without too much difficulty- as long as you are resourceful! The temperature in certain areas of Alaska has been known to drop to -20F! […]

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