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Tornado Season in East Texas
March 1, 2023 · · Self-Reliance

Lucky for us, we have not just one tornado season but TWO in my part of Texas, with surprises sprinkled throughout the year. Being prepared and knowing the risks, dangers, and options available to you are the biggest hurdles come tornado season(s), even if you aren't in Texas. Read More

Landrace and Heritage Horses and Cattle

It's time to step away from highly specialized livestock and machinery to manage them and re-look at heritage and landrace breeds. 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

Ham and Cheese Poppers
March 27, 2023 · · Uncategorized

Add to Favorites By Hannah McClure You can serve these delicious poppers for lunch, dinner, or as an appetizer. They also make an excellent substitute for after-school snacks or tossed … 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

Raising Goslings
March 27, 2023 · · Uncategorized

Add to Favorites Of the seven types of poultry listed, Dave Holderread only rates ducks and geese as “excellent” for both their raiseability and disease resistant in Storey’s Guide to … 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

Raise Bees in Your Backyard

Everything You Need to Know about Raising Honeybees from Beehives for Beginners to Beekeeper Supplies to Why Pollination is Important Read More