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Raising Geese to Protect Chickens

Raising geese to protect chickens

Chickens are an amazing addition to every homestead or small farm but unfortunately many other animals like them just as much as we do. While many people choose to keep their chickens safely cooped up not all breeds can handle the confinement. Others were bred particularly for their ability to forage and free-range, so cooping […]

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Cornish Cross Chicken

Cornish Cross Chicken

When you go to the grocery store or market, the chicken you find is most likely a Cornish Cross! This was the “breed” that revolutionized how people eat chicken in the United States and many other countries. Chicken dinners used to be more of a special occasion meal, but once you developed this fast-growing, efficient […]

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Breeding Goats and Kidding: A Complete Guide

all about breeding goats and kidding

When you are raising goats, it’s inevitable to start breeding them. If you are new to goat kidding, here are basic things you need to know all about breeding goats and kidding. Goat kidding is not an easy task, and you may need the help of experts. There are many things to consider that require […]

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Are You Buying A Pullet or Hen? How to Tell the Difference

pullets or hens

With spring just around the corner, many new and experienced chicken keepers will be venturing out to purchase new chicks for the first time or add more chicks to their existing flock. Some of the most common jargons you will hear when buying new hens: is pullets, hens and point of lay. If you are […]

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10 Mistakes Made In Winter With Chickens

mistakes made with chickens in winter

Chicken owners need to know how to care for their flock when the weather outside gets colder. Some places might not get snow, but others get several feet of snow, and either way, preparing for winter is a wise thing for everyone. I will share ten different mistakes chicken owners make, why they are wrong, […]

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Chicken Fencing – Which One Should You Choose

chicken fencing

Choosing your chickens’ fencing is not to be taken lightly. It should last for a long time and protect your chickens from wandering, and the many predators in your yard are the outside world. When you select your chicken fencing, there are a few things you should take into consideration to make sure your new […]

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10 Best Books on Raising Goats: List of Top Goat Farming Guide Books

best books on raising goats

Goats are great livestock to care for. They offer many benefits to both farmers and buyers.  Raising goats can be a profitable business. However, it is not always an easy task to get started. If you’re a beginner and want to know more about goat care, the best place to search for valuable information is […]

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How To Tell Which Hens Are Laying Eggs

how to tell which hen is laying eggs

You have hens laying eggs, but minimal eggs – why is that? What’s happening? It could be environmental, nutritional, seasonal, or just a particular breed of bird. Sometimes you aren’t even sure which hens are laying – or not. Today we are going to look at how you can check to see which of your […]

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How To Incubate Duck Eggs

How to Incubate Eggs - Spring Chicken Checklist

To incubate duck eggs in an incubator is more complicated than hatching chicken eggs the same way. Most incubators are designed to be used for both types of eggs. But, although it is fairly commonplace on homesteads, attempting to hatch both chicken and duck eggs simultaneously is often problematic.  While some duck breeds both lay […]

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13 Ways How to Make Money Raising Goats

how to make money raising goats

Are you planning on raising goats for profit? At first, you might question yourself: how to make money raising goats? Raising livestock is not an easy task, but the results can be very fulfilling when done right. Many farmers would choose goat farming for profit because of its many uses and benefits. In this article, […]

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