Articles from Kevin565

Why should I raise Geese? Geese are wonderful creatures with many great capabilities.
Here are a few tips for selling your eggs on Craigslist. 1. Interesting Title On craigslist there will be competition for selling eggs. Try to make a unique title for your ad 2. Pricing Make sure your pricing is reasonable. Selling your eggs for less than the competitors at first is a good way to gain some customers. Just make sure you don't price them too low to the point your almost giving them away. 3. Pictures! Pictures! Pictures! So many people underestimate the value...
Hawks are often given bad reputations as ruthless killers. This could not be farther from the truth. Hawks: Often mate for life Lay Relatively Small Hatches If they can not catch their meal easily they will usually move on. Laws Regarding Hawks: It is illegal to kill any Bird of prey Species because they are protected under the Migratory Bird Act It is illegal to disturb Hawks. This includes: Throwing Rocks Shooting at them Stealing Eggs Shooting...
Why would you want to mix Ducks and Chickens? Many people enjoy having a variety of breed Many people who are allergic to chicken eggs can eat duck eggs Depending on your area duck eggs may go for more than chicken eggs What are the risks? Drakes mating hens can cause severe damage Roosters trying to mate ducks can damage neck feathers Though not normal there have been cases of ducks drowning chickens Drakes and Roosters may or may not get along Please do not consider the risks...
Are you thinking about Breeding Bettas? There's a lot more research needed than you may know. Here we go: Myths: 1. Breeding Bettas is easy they're just fish A: Actually breeding Bettas can be quite challenging. 2. I can just throw a male and female and female together A: NO. It is not nearly that simple 3. You can breed them at any time A: NO. They both need to be properly conditioned. Tips: 1. Condition your female properly. Give her better quality food as...
This article will describe a Non Surgical method for fixing egg bound hens. Please note that this may not work for all cases especially late stage cases. Find a large container to fill with water. Storage bins make excellent containers for this. Fill the container at least half way full with warm water. Cold Water will not be effective. Now soak the hen in the bath water for at Least 20 minutes. After your hen is done soaking towel dry her off Give her a quiet area by herself that she...
My name is Kevin. As you can tell I love animals. I have mallards, Guinea, Call Duck, Pekin mix, runner duck, Flemish Giant Buck (Not for meat) and 3 geese. I have two very loving great danes. A ferret named Tony. Also I've been a vegetarian all my life. If you ever like to know more about Vegetarian/ Vegan issues or tips on becoming one feel free to PM me. Also I do have a pair of High Content Wolf Dogs. If you have any questions about Wolf Dogs or would just like to know more about them...
A Broody: a Chicken who is broody. Which means she wants to sit on eggs. Bator: A incubator BBR:Black Breasted Red BIL:Brother in Law BLRW:Blue Laced Red Wyandotte BLRW:Blue Laced Red Wyandotte BO:buff orpington Boss: Black Oil Sunflower Seeds BR:Barred rock BTB:Black tailed buff BTW:black tailed white or By the Way BYB:Backyard Breeder CM:Cuckoo Marans DC:Dear Children DD:Dear Daughter, Dear Dad DE: Diatomaceous earth DF:Dear...
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