Every species is potentially different in what it needs each day to stay healthy, and how long it can survive when it can’t get enough food or water. If you’re going to own even one chicken, you need to make sure to know what it needs for optimal health and what it can handle when … Read more How Long Can Chickens Go Without Food
Anyone who’s looking to raise goats from kids will have to deal with the process of weaning; transitioning your kids (young goats) from milk to solid food. Weaning is the most stressful experience that a kid is likely to experience, often slowing or delaying their growth, potentially even causing the kid to lose weight. So … Read more When To Wean Goats
Many of us who are homesteading minded quickly turn our thoughts to all of the animals we can keep once we have some land to raise them on. From chickens and ducks to goats or even rabbits, there are a lot of worthwhile animals to keep on your homestead which can help feed your family … Read more How Much Does A Sheep Cost
Honey bees are fascinating creatures, always zipping around us, only seeming to stop for a sip of nectar and then on to spread pollen to the next flower. Their role in spreading pollen is responsible for so many of the foods we love. But beyond that, most people don’t actually know much about the peaceful, … Read more What Is A Group Of Bees Called?
Like most creatures in nature, bees live within different cycles. As each day comes and goes, and as the seasons pass, their lives and behaviors change. This is especially relevant to any beekeeper, who will need to know the cycles of their bees to keep them productive and healthy. It also becomes pretty quickly important … Read more When Do Bees Come Out