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Homesteaders of America 15% Off
September 16, 2019 · · Partner Perks

15% off — Homesteaders of America Read More

Ask the Expert
September 16, 2019 · · Soapmaking Ask the Expert

Do you have a soapmaking question? You're not alone! Check here to see if your question has already been answered. Read More

Goat Journal September/October 2019
August 21, 2019 · · Magazine Previews

The September/October 2019 issue of Goat Journal is now available! Subscribe for valuable stories on breeding season, predators, 13 goat symptoms you should NEVER ignore, and more! Read More

Can Goats Swim? Dealing with Goats in The Water

Can goats swim? What should you do if you find your goat stuck in a stock tank? And what health issues should you watch for? Read More

Homesteaders of America 15% Off
September 12, 2019 · · Partner Perks

Homesteaders of America is offering Backyard Poultry Members 15% off for their event in October! Read More

Backyard Poultry October/November 2019
September 10, 2019 · · Magazine Previews

The October/November 2019 issue is now available! Subscribe for stories on turkey processing, guinea-chicken hybrids, PLUS a new health feature co-written by a medical professional and a university poultry specialist. Read More

The Risks of Keeping Goats with Chickens

By Doug Ottinger – Animals have been kept in mixed flocks for centuries. Whether it is mixed poultry, poultry with sheep and cows, or even keeping goats with chickens, written and … Read More

How to Light a Bee Smoker
September 15, 2019 · · Hives & Equipment

The first goal is to get a nice flame on the shavings. That takes some time and some patience. Fan the fire to build up the flame. Be careful, you don’t want to get burned. Read More