Chickens make fun pets. Some people are even making sweaters, hats and diapers for them.
A unique feature of emu eggs makes them an excellent choice for carving. With a minimal investment in equipment, you can create marvelous art for a hobby or a bootstrap business.
Some breeds of chickens are better at ranging for their own feed, hatching eggs and raising chicks. Others mature quickly or lay particularly dark-brown eggs. Which breed has the combination of traits you’re looking for? We’ve launched a new survey to determine the characteristics of each breed of chicken.
Mother Earth News embraces controversial topics that affect the lives of readers and the health of the planet, as well as practical, every-day topics of sustainable living.
Raising heritage turkeys is a great way to preserve rare breeds and add diversity to your homestead — or backyard poultry flock. Experts from S and S Poultry compare the qualities of six heritage breeds of turkeys.
Lyanda Haupt talks about the challenges and rewards of protecting her chickens and garden from local wildlife.
Geoff Taylor remembers a quality discussion with his cat, in which the amazing benefits of owning free-range chickens are the primary topic.
The voting outcome of Ohio's Issue 2 is seen as a win for industrial agriculture.
It's fall, time for fall garden clean up and planting garlic for next summer's harvest.