A chicken pen, also known as a chicken run, is one of the most important areas of life for your chickens. The area will allow the characters to peck around in the dirt digging up bugs, worms, and minerals that are essential to their diet. At the same time, it’s extremely important to make sure that your chickens are protected from predators at all times; your chicken pen needs to be just right for your chickens, environment, and weather conditions.

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April

The grazing habits of meat goats should be on the mind of every meat goat producer. Since a meat goat’s diet is a factor that can greatly influence a meat grower’s business, food for the meat goat needs to be top priority for meat goat owners. By observing the grazing habits of meat goats, meat goat owners can effectively figure out the best way to provide their meat goats with the largest and most nutrient rich food source possible.

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April

Organic food has grown in popularity in recent years. However, there is a definite increase in cost if you purchase organic meat from your local grocery store. If you live in a rural area, another alternative to buying organic meat is to raise your own poultry. Raising the poultry yourself gives you control over what the animals eat and what conditions they are raised in, allowing you to produce your own organic meat. However, there are some things to think about before you start raising poultry.

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February

When contemplating having a pig as a pet, families need to obtain as much information as possible. Considered a farm animal in many locations, communities may or may not allow private pig ownership. Pigs display affection, intelligence and loyalty, but might also have demanding and possibly aggressive temperaments. The health and well being of pigs demands plenty of attention, regular exercise and safe, inescapable environments.

Rabbits make for good pets because they are relatively low maintenance, and cute fun for the kids. Still, buying a cage for a pet rabbit can be a little on the expensive side. Many people would rather just build their own cage if they knew how. Thankfully, building a wire cage for a rabbit is actually a very simple process that almost any adult can accomplish with a few basic materials and tools. All it takes is a few simple steps to accomplish this.