|FARM ANIMALS - ALPACAS
Keeping Alpacas is probably easier than farming sheep or goats due to their character and habits.
Bee Keeping for Beginners - everything you need to know on how to keep bees. A Beekeeper's Calendar Hive management throughout the year.Urban Beekeeping is becoming a popular backyard hobby.
|FARM ANIMALS - CHICKENS
Here you will find quite a lot of information on Raising Chickens.
Coccidiosis in Chickens and how to treat naturally.
Free Chicken Coop Plans.
Advice on chicken keeping and their care, housing, feeding and Chicken Breeds for Layers.
Also see Chicken Articles on the Following:
on Raising Chickens
|FARM ANIMALS - COWS
See information on Cattle Breeds, Dexter Cattle.
You may also be thinking of getting some cows for milk, butter and cheese, but you have no idea how to milk them by hand, and you don't have enough to warrant buying expensive milking equipment. See our very popular section on how to milk a cow that also comes with two entertaining videos on the subject.
Milking cows and how to get more milk through better animal management.
Cow calving, the signs to know when your cow will calve and what to do.
|FARM ANIMALS - DUCKS
Information on raising ducks for either meat, eggs or just as backyard pets. Know how to feed, house, take care of your duck and what breeds will suit your needs.
How to raise ducklings naturally or with an incubator.
|FARM ANIMALS - GOATS
Learn all about raising goats as well as raising urban goats in your backyards.
Nigerian Dwarf Goats are ideal for this purpose because of their size.
Use brush goats to clear your land instead of chemical herbicides.
FARM ANIMALS - KEEPING HORSES
Are you ready for your first horse? Learn everything about Keeping Horses .
Grooming Horses is an important task, not just for the care of your horse, but also as a way to bond with your new addition to your ranch.
|FARM ANIMALS - LAMBS
Raising Orphan Lambs, so that they survive. Information on what to feed, how much to feed, and a colostrum recipe included.
| FARM ANIMALS - PIGS
Pet Pigs miniature pigs or just farming pigs are easy to keep. Pigs are intelligent creatures that need a strong gate to keep them in. Pet pigs are easy to keep with some basic animal health care.
|FARM ANIMALS - RABBITS
Raising Rabbits for Profit. Everything that you need to know about raising rabbits for fur or meat.
There are also a number of free farm videos on alpacas, building a chicken coop, sheep shearing, keeping chickens and sheep, among others. There is also an excellent 6 part series on the emotional world of farm animals that is well worth watching if you have any, or are thinking of keeping livestock or poultry.
|FARM ANIMALS - TURKEYS
Raising turkeys. How to information on all things needed for good turkey care.
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