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Propagating, Collecting, and Saving Seeds

Collecting and saving seeds is easy and rewarding. It’s a great way to save money, preserve and perpetuate the species, and cultivate plants suited to our zonal area. Read More

Beat Colds and Flu with this Fire Cider Recipe

My eight-year-old son seems to bring home a new cough or cold from school every other week. Since busy moms and dads don’t often get sick days, I make sure that I make up plenty of my favorite fire cider recipe to keep on hand. Read More

Goat Journal November/December 2022
October 7, 2022 · · Magazine Previews

Add to Favorites Goat Journal November/December 2022 is in homes November 10, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Goat Journal for great stories on raising … Read More

Maintaining Health with Goat Minerals
January 6, 2023 · · Health

Supplementation of goat minerals is required for good health but improper supplementation can be dangerous, even deadly. Read More

Bird Flu 2022: What You Should Know
November 18, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Highly lethal and easily transmitted, this particular strain of influenza can cause severe illness, especially in chicken and turkey flocks. The resulting mortality losses can reach 75 to 100% within days. Read More

How to Start Raising Chickens: Five Welfare Needs
October 25, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Proper chicken husbandry means understanding what chickens need to be healthy. Learn how to start raising chickens with this lesson in chicken welfare. Read More

Unexpected Eggshell Color Variance

Add to Favorites Story and photos by Krislee Johnson While in the coop doing my morning chores I was met with an unusual surprise.  An unfamiliar colored egg had found … Read More

Backyard Beekeeping June/July 2022
August 5, 2022 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Beekeeping June/July 2022 -- 2/3 is now available! Subscribe to Backyard Beekeeping for great stories on mason bees, honey extractors, splits, how to clean a smoker, recipes, and more! Read More

What to Do Before Buying Your First Bees
December 27, 2022 · · Beekeeping 101

Before you run out and buy your first set of bees, there are a few things you should do to ensure your venture into beekeeping is a success. Read More