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Small Animals

Most people live in urban or suburban areas with very little room so we thought it’d be great to concentrate on small animals such as goats, rabbits, chickens, pigs, and sheep that can be raised on a 1/4 acre or less.

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Rabbits are a pretty unique homestead animal in that they actually perform and fare better throughout the cooler seasons of fall and winter than …

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Raising your own chicken for meat can be a rewarding experience. You will have a freezer full of meat before you know it, right? …

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The Dominique (or Dominicker, or Pilgrim Fowl, depending on where you live) has a lot to recommend it to anyone raising chickens, especially for …

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One of the things about raising rabbits that everyone takes for granted is that they will, well, multiply like rabbits! Believe it or not, …

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There are a lot of options available to you for setting up an electric fence, which can make the selection process confusing. Here is …

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When I think of an “American chicken”, the Rhode Island Red is what comes to my mind. There’s a lot of good reasons why …

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Thinking about raising your own backyard flock can seem intimidating. Sure, letting a mother hen sit on eggs seems easy, but what do you …

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When you choose to raise an animal – chickens, or any other type – it’s important to choose the right breed for your needs. …

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Free honey bees are readily available in the spring if you are willing to do some extra work, a bit of travel, and feel …

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Even up to 25 feet away our new honey bees would come after us. One got in my hair and furiously burrowed down until …

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