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How to Handle Aggressive Goats?

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Are you struggling with how to handle aggressive goats? If your ruminant keeps head-butting you, pushing, and attempting to bite you, you shouldn’t give in and let him think he’s stronger and above you. But violence is not an option for you either, so how should you deal with goats’ aggressive behavior? In this article, […]

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LaMancha Goat: Is This Earless Goat the Right Breed For You?

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Have you ever seen an earless ruminant like LaMancha goat? This unique breed is prized for being a prolific milk producer. But if you want to raise this dairy goat made in America, you must know the pros and cons of raising this earless breed. So, to help you make the right decision, we will […]

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Alpine Goats: Overview and Characteristics

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When you think of goats, does the image of a white-faced, bearded creature with horns come to mind? That’s an Alpine goat! While their coats and facial features can differ from breed to breed, Alpine goats are one of the most popular breeds for both meat and dairy production. Here’s everything you need to know […]

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Best Chicken Breeds for White Eggs

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Are you looking to start your own backyard chicken coop but don’t know which breed to choose? Then look no further! Today, we will be talking about the best breeds of chickens for white eggs. Whether you’re a farm enthusiast or just looking for an egg-cellent addition to your family, this blog post has all […]

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Do Chickens Have Tongues? A Look Beyond The Beak

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Do chickens have tongues? Don’t worry; I get why you’re suddenly wondering about this. It’s not often thought about – an animal’s anatomy and digestive process. If you’ve raised meat chickens or repurposed an older laying hen, you’ve likely done the processing yourself. When removing the gizzard and crop, you might be surprised to discover […]

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Can Goats and Chickens Live Together?

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Goats are mischievous creatures, so can goats and chickens live together successfully? In short, the answer is yes. However, that decision has pros and cons and plenty to consider. There is something so satisfying about stepping into a clean coop with fresh bedding, a warm heat lamp if the weather requires one, straw-filled nesting boxes, […]

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How Do You Know If A Duck Is In Pain?

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How do you know if a duck is in pain? Truthfully, when I first introduced birds to our farm, I chose chickens as livestock animal number 1. I wanted eggs to eat and eggs to sell. For some time, I kept only chickens, that is, until I saw a neighbor’s fuzzy, goofy ducklings. From then […]

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Can Chickens Eat Mushrooms : Everything You Need to Know

Can chickens eat mushrooms

Chickens can devour almost everything. But can chickens eat mushrooms, the spore-bearing fruit formed as an umbrella by fungus or fungi? Well, the answer can be yes or no. They can eat several mushroom species, but not everything in the wild is safe for your flock. So, in this article, we’ll talk about the following: […]

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The Egg Shortage: What To Do About It

What To Do About the Egg Shortage

With growing concern about the food supply chain, one particularly worrying issue has become a hot topic of discussion: the global egg shortage. Not only is this causing prices for eggs to soar (or just outright not be available), but it is creating severe economic concerns. It also makes it difficult or impossible for many […]

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Bozrah Connecticut Egg Farm Fire: What You Should Know

Bozrah Connecticut Egg Farm Fire_ What You Should Know

At 1 pm on Saturday, January 28, 2023, a horrific fire broke out in one of Hillandale Farm’s 50′ x 600′ chicken coops. When firefighters arrived, they said the entire building was engulfed in flames, raging and creating tons of heavy, thick smoke. The smoke could be seen for miles in Bozrah. It took one […]

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