Top 3 Heritage Egg Laying Chicken Breeds | Backyard Eggs

Top 3 Heritage Egg Laying Chicken Breeds | Backyard Eggs

Choosing the right egg laying chicken breeds for your backyard is an overwhelming task. There are literally hundreds of chicken breeds available and they all lay eggs. When you are looking for a hen that lays lots of eggs, you need a layer breed rather than a meat or...
How to Make a J Feeder and Hay Rack for your Rabbits or Chickens

How to Make a J Feeder and Hay Rack for your Rabbits or Chickens

Keeping rabbits in a colony is a fantastic, natural way of raising rabbits. The only problem I have really encountered is their love of tipping their bowls over. The solution I have found is to make a J feeder and to make a hay rack for the rabbits. I also made...
First Aid Kit for Goats

First Aid Kit for Goats

Having a goat first aid kit set up in a cupboard ready to go reduces a lot of stress when you are dealing with a sick or injured animal as everything you need is there together. I suggest you assemble these things and create a kit and keep it somewhere handy. This...
4 Steps to Ensure Optimum Growth in Meat Rabbits

4 Steps to Ensure Optimum Growth in Meat Rabbits

Growing meat rabbits is basically easy. Put boy rabbits and girl rabbits in together with food and eat the excess bunnies. Simple right?? Unfortunately it can be a little more complicated than that if you want to be efficient and aim for optimum growth in meat...
Surprisingly Simple Expandable DIY Chicken Brooder

Surprisingly Simple Expandable DIY Chicken Brooder

At this time of year there are a lot of people buying baby chickens and other baby poultry. They are fragile little beings that need to be kept safe and warm. This expandable DIY chicken brooder is exactly what you need. My clever mother designed this DIY chicken...
Preventing an Outbreak of Rabbit Calicivirus in your Rabbitry

Preventing an Outbreak of Rabbit Calicivirus in your Rabbitry

During the first week of March 2017, a planned national release of RHDV1 K5, will go ahead in Australia, New Zealand is expected to follow suit. There is no cure for Rabbit Calicivirus (RCD), therefore prevention is the only option. Below I will show you steps you can...

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