Backyard chickens can be a fun, educational, and entertaining way to keep animals on your property, even if you live in the suburbs. Chickens make great pets and can be used for access to your own organic eggs or as meat birds, but it is important that you understand the rules and recommendations for a successful flock. Here are some recommendations to help you choose the right chickens and set up their coop to keep them safe.
30 April 2021
When you are running a commercial-sized farm, you need to get the fertilizer on your plants right. Getting the fertilizer right on your plants can help the overall success of your business. If you are trying to stay away from chemicals on your crops, there are lots of natural fertilizers you can use that will help you increase the yield of your crops. Natural Fertilizer #1: Manure One of the most classic natural fertilizers, and often one of the best fertilizers, is manure.
25 June 2020
If you have found some old cattle feed stored in your barn, you may wonder if it is safe enough to give to your herd. If so, you need to be careful about examining it closely, as bad feed can cause serious problems with your cattle, including spontaneous abortions in pregnant cows. When you are inspecting the feed, look for the following signs that it has gone bad. Musty or Sour Odor While Mixing the Feed
22 August 2018
Over recent years, sales of organic products have steadily increased, largely due to the consumer demand that is seemingly insatiable. While this ravenous demand for organic products is great for organic farmers, many consumers are finding organic products to be more expensive than their non-organic counterparts. Some people who prefer organic produce but don't have the financial means to purchase as many organic products as they would like are turning to creating their own organic vegetable gardens.
26 July 2018