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To put it simply: there is nothing like an egg! Eggs are surrounded by more myths and old wives'... read more
Did you know that agriculture itself could scarcely have evolved eons ago without the recycling... read more
Diminutive breeds are a perfect choice for small, or hobby farms. Miniature farm animals mature at... read more
All hens need a secure shelter for nesting, roosting at night, and escaping predators and bad... read more
With more than 100 recognized breeds to choose from, hen selection is your first high hurdle. Are... read more
Can you tell the difference between a boiler and a broiler? A rooster from a roaster? We've... read more
Trying to figure out the gestation period or proper age for first mating for your animal? Find the... read more
If there were wisdom in beards, all goats would be prophets. The myth that goats eat anything... read more
My friends received an apple cider press for a wedding present long ago. Last week, they threw an... read more
Did you know that there are “hot” and “cold” methods of composting? Read on to learn more.... read more
Manure creates nutrient-rich, moisture-retaining soil for your plants. The most common sources of... read more

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