Yes I am still raising rabbits. I raise rabbits as I have mentioned in previous articles (see archives) for their wonderful garden fertilizer and food. I am in my last year of this decade experimenting with rabbits and observing their life and have updated my thinking about management.
I am an advocate that when I go to Heaven my pets will be there with me. We people of this persuader refer it to “Meeting at the Rainbow Bridge.” Best Friends magazine in their classified section offers 47 comforting stories. Diane and I are pet people. Even the farm stock of chickens, rabbits and […]
Nature: USA SNAKES- some eat you; some bite you, some save you. Here at Back2theLand wilds we have all sorts of snakes. Only two varieties are poisonous: the Rattlesnake and the Copperhead. The others are very beneficial, and mostly eat the poisonous snakes. As bites go I have been bitten several times-twice by poisonous ones.
Maaaaa! They hear the crunch of my boots in the snow and start their bleating call-it is joy to me to be greeted so. Last week we discussed birthing procedures and left off with placing the baby goats in a separate pen, away from the mothers since we want to bottle feed.
Five months ago we bred our ten milch goats at the Equinox. Now that it is February the baby “kids” will be delivered. Are you prepared to assist? Goats are the second domesticated animals in human known history following the dog. That means that they are dependent upon you as the provider, so when it […]
Once you have constructed your poultry house you will have to furbish it. To the frugal minded is the over all cost justified? The answer might be is the new car justified? The criteria is that the poultry house will be giving back to the owner, over years and years, one of the best fertilizers, […]