Posts Categorized: Livestock

Keeping a few chickens

Minimum Space Requirements (m2/bird) Type of Bird Inside Outside Bantam Chickens 0.1 0.4 Laying Hens 0.15 0.8 Large Chickens 0.2 1.0 ……

Breeding Guinea Pigs For Meat

The guinea pig (Cavia porcellus) is called cuy, cobayo or curi in Spanish. This animal is, just like the llama and alpaca, a pre-Colombian domestic animal kept in the Andean region. Even today its distribution coincides with the area of influence of the ancient Inca Empire. I’m considering raising guinea pigs as an alternative to… Read more »

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Organic Natural Beekeeping

Happy Warré Hives Johan Kok makes and sells quality Warré hives to order and ship to mainland UK. Warré hives are a natural and bee-friendly way of keeping happy bees with a minimum inteference. Beekeeping Naturally http://www.bushfarms.com/bees.htm

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Repel Mosquitoes

The first line of defense against mosquitos is to seal their point of entry. Mosquitos are most active in the early morning and early evening. They seek areas of still air because they are hampered by breezes. Close windows and doors on the side of your house which are opposite the breeze. Then try: The… Read more »