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Starting Your Own Seeds
January 20, 2022 · · Growing

Starting your own seeds saves considerable money over buying plants from a nursery. It also avoids introducing devastating bacteria and fungi to your garden. Read More

Florida Weave Tomato Trellising System
January 20, 2022 · · Growing

I don’t know about you, but there’s one thing about growing tomatoes that I don’t care for — caging them. Read More

Goat Journal is 100 Years Old! Celebrate by Entering our Giveaway.
December 30, 2021 · · Giveaways

Enter our giveaway contest now! New prizes announced on the page every month. Starting 1/1/22. Read More

Goat Journal January/February 2022
November 24, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Goat Journal January/February 2022 is in homes December 16th, but digital and All-Access members can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for great stories on the importance of exercise for pregnant does, socializing dam-raised kids, gastrointestinal blockage, entropion, and chlamydiosis. PLUS: Judas Goats: Traitors in the Herd. Read More

Caring for Angora Goat Fiber During Winter
January 20, 2022 · · Ownership

Add to Favorites Do fiber goats need special care during the winter months? Caring for Angora goats and other fiber breeds requires a little more attention during the cold and … Read More

Backyard Poultry February/March 2022
December 27, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry February/March 2022 — 17/1 is in homes January 13th, 2022, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on shipping chicks and ducklings, blindness in poultry and hens on hospice, the composition within a bag of poultry feed, and how allergens in soy and other feedstuffs may transfer into meat and eggs. Read More

Chicken Pecking Order — Stressful Times In The Coop
October 25, 2021 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites If you added new chicks to your flock this year, you are probably going through the steps to safely integrate them into the flock. The chicken pecking … Read More

Chickens Eating Eggs: 10 Ways to Stop or Prevent It
January 20, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Most of us who are in the business of raising backyard poultry are doing it for the eggs. Am I right? When your chicken’s eating eggs, nobody wins. Read More

Backyard Beekeeping February/March 2022
December 27, 2021 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Beekeeping February/March 2022 — 2/1 is available NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Beekeeping for great stories on determining why hives failed, feeding honey from another hive, Langstroth hives, and what garden veggies bees actually pollinate. PLUS mad honey, the product of wild bees harvesting from toxic rhododendron species. Read More

Are Infrared Cameras in the Winter Necessary?

In the past few years, the number of electronic devices for beekeepers has mushroomed. I’ve frequently been asked to test these new devices, so I have quite a bit of experience with them. Read More