Archive for the 'Farm-Ranch' Category

What Do Sheep Eat? Diet For Raising Healthy Sheep

By Chris M Hill Sheep are largely grazing herbivores, unlike browsing animals such as goats and deer that favor taller plants. With a much narrower features, sheep crop plants very close to the ground and can overgraze a grazing land much quicker than cattle. For this purpose, many shepherds make use of managed intensive rotational […]

Rearing Sheep Certain Kinds of Pasture That Sheep Like

By Chris M Hill There are specific kinds of pasture with the intention that sheep like, such as sod type grasses that are reasonably fine stemmed and eminent quality. They do not support coarse grasses such as bluestems or love grass. Well fertilized and managed bermuda grass can be utilized very efficiently with sheep. Such […]

Poultry Incubation The Importance of Incubating Clean Eggs

By Ivy Hodson Clean eggs are best for poultry incubation. So, why is it important to have clean eggs for poultry incubation? Good hygiene is critical to achieving not only good hatching results, but also vital to hatching healthy chicks. Firstly, It is very important to make sure that the incubator is clean. To ensure […]

Building a Chicken Coop Find the Right Location

By Beth O’Neil Besides the actual chicken coop plans, finding the right location for your coop will determine whether you and your chickens will be happy with your chicken coop efforts. Building your chicken coop in the right location and position leads to happier, healthier chickens and results in them laying more eggs. Find a […]

Pot Belly Pigs For Sale How to Get a Pot Belly Pig For Free and Learn How to Take Care of It

By R. C. Johnson The question that I have heard many people ask is where can I find Pot belly pigs for sale and the simple answer is where do you live. The truth is finding a pot belly pig can be quite a challenge. These types of animals are not as popular as cats […]

Breed Chickens What Do You Need to Know?

By Grant Draper Have you been contemplating breeding poultry? Are you particularly interested in how to breed chickens? Have you searched the internet for the basics of this, but don’t seem to be able to find enough relevant information? You are in luck! This article will explain the basics of what you need to do […]

Breeds of Chickens Learn the Basics!

By Grant Draper The breeding and keeping of chickens is becoming more and more popular. People nowadays love the fact that they can have fresh eggs, or in fact, just love keeping poultry for pets. Of course, if you are thinking about keeping a bird as a pet, then it would be good to know […]

Five Benefits of Backyard Chickens

By Nancy Shepherd If you’re disturbed by the high cost of food these days, if you’re concerned with the safety of the food in the stores, or if you just want a more earthy connection to the food you eat, you may have already begun growing your own vegetables. Maybe you’re thinking of expanding your […]

DIY Chicken Coop Plans Where to Start

By Ollie Phelps Breeding and raising your own chickens means free meat and eggs forever. You don’t have to buy these basic things from the supermarket…you can now just get them from your own backyard! The question is, where do you start? The most obvious place to begin is building the coop where you’ll keep […]

Homemade Chicken Coop Your Ultimate Guide

By Ollie Phelps Do you want to build a homemade chicken coop? This article will help you perform the job. If want to protect your poultry business, it’s best to build a chicken coop pen, which will ensure the safety of your investment. The foremost thing to discern is the type of coop you want […]