Merino sheep

Merino Sheep on a Hobby Farm

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Homesteaders raise Merino sheep for their high-quality, soft, fine wool as well as their meat. They are medium-sized and manageable which makes them popular for small-scale farming. With quality pasture, you can raise two Merinos … Read more

Belgian Bearded d'Anver

Belgian Bearded d’Anver

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My friend is raising Belgian Bearded d’Anver chickens and roosters. They are a true bantam breed. This means there are no full-sized counterpart. People raise d’Anvers for exhibition (4H, FAA, etc.) and as ornamental birds. … Read more

types of goats

Types of Goats and Reasons for Raising Them

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There are many types of goats, and each are bred for different purposes. They fall into three primary categories: dairy, meat, and fiber. Dairy breeds like Saanen, Nubian, and Alpine provide substantial amounts of milk. … Read more

beginner gardener FAQs

Beginner Gardener FAQs Answered

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Before I became interested in gardening, I would go to the store, buy seeds, come home, and plant them. I didn’t know that certain plants grow best in certain areas. I also didn’t know that … Read more