Chicks on the Loose

Raising your own chickens can be a fun and simple way to cultivate your family’s connection with agriculture. Backyard chickens are easy to care for, …
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8 Items You Can Provide to Keep Your Chickens Happy

It’s exciting to see more and more families choosing to raise backyard chickens. Chickens are a great way to get your family involved in producing your own …
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5 Tips for Keeping Your Pet's Teeth Clean and Healthy

Everyone wants their pet to be healthy but still many people overlook a key facet of an animal’s overall health, their teeth! According to the American …
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Keeping Pets Safe During the Holidays

Holidays are a time when families and friends come together to celebrate. For many people, celebrations include our pets, so we need to make sure we are …
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Canine and Feline Engagement While at Work

With the Back-to-School season upon us, our pets need something to keep them engaged while we are away from the house. Have you ever considered what you could …
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Beat The Heat

Summer is filled with fun and excitement, but it can also be quite hot and pose potential dangers to us and our pets. There are a few things to consider when …
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Agriculture is for Everyone

Getting Involved in the Local Ag Community Agriculture is a huge part of our American culture that incorporates a lot more than just farming or animals.
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Raising Backyard Chickens: Note on Biosecurity

Biosecurity is defined as a practice to prevent the spread of disease onto your property. The purpose is to protect your flock from infectious diseases. The …
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The Danger of Bad Breath for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... It is stated by the American Veterinary Dental Society …
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Winter Safety for Pets

By Ashley Helmrich, Homestead Garden's Animal Nutrition Expert. Click here to learn more about Ashley... With temperatures dropping, it is important to keep …
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How to Safely Keep Pets from Damaging Your Garden

You wake up one morning to look out at your beautiful garden and admire your hard work. Suddenly you gasp in dismay — those beautiful flowerbeds and that …
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3 Tips for Gardening with Chickens

Many people assume chickens are only good for laying eggs and raising meat, but they actually bring so much more to the table! Chickens are a beneficial …
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