Category Archives: Domestic & Wild Animals

Raising, Grazing, Farming, Hunting & Deterrents

Bee Positive – The Backyard Bee Keepers of Port Clinton, Ohio

When we think of bees, we generally think of flowers, honey, dandelions, clover and numerous other images which connect us to nature. Our connection to earth through bees is not only a comforting bond, but a necessary one; one that has seen threats in recent times from man as well as the unexplained. But in...
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Essential Fundamentals of Proper Horse Hoof Care

It is not enough to just call a farrier and have him shoe your horse. One of the most basic requirements of responsible ownership is to understand and practice proper horse hoof care. Your horse is not going to ask you to clean and care for his feet and this means that you must be...
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Horse Pasture Rotation

By practicing pasture rotation, you can reduce or eliminate the cost of hay during the growing season. If you put a little thought into how you rotate the pastures, you'll not only save money, you will provide your horse with quality food. After reading this article, you will know when to rotate your horses on...
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Herbs to Keep Backyard Chickens Healthy

Nutrition plays a large role in the health of young chicks and laying hens. By setting up ways for your chickens to access a natural diet, whether it is a free-range of your backyard, or a portable coop, they will be healthier. (more…)...
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Bears! Know What to Do If You See One or One Attacks You

If you are out hiking in the mountains then you are a lucky person because mountains are amazing places to be. But, what should you do if you happen to come across a bear? You may see a bear at a safe distance or you may come around a curve in the trail, surprise a...
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What Breed of Chickens Lay Brown Eggs

There are all kinds of myths and misconceptions about what chicken will lay what kind of egg. You may have heard that the color of the chicken plays a role in the color of the egg, this is a common misconception. Below are some of the most common chickens that lay brown chicken eggs as...
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Important Techniques When Fishing Bass

Cast the lure out and wait for it to settle on the bottom. Work or reel it very slow. Cast the lure on the edge of the lily pads so it cranks down the drop off on the first part of your retrieve. Different colors work in different lakes during different light conditions. Casting or...
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