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Pets + Animals

What to do When One of Your Chickens Isn’t Eating

The two factors that will most govern the success you enjoy with your backyard chickens are the quality of the feed you give them and your ability to maintain a constant supply of fresh and clean drinking water. Appetite is a useful Read More

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Gardening

How to Plant and Grow Spinach

When you hear the word spinach, what image pops into your mind? From salads to Popeye’s muscles and everything in between, versatility is the key word when talking about spinach. It can be eaten raw, steamed, added to pasta dishes, and used Read More

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Farming + Rural Living

6 Unique and Rare Tractors

Over the many years of farming there have been many different types of tractors produced.They came in all shapes and sizes to better perform the tasks each individual farmer might need. Like anything, some models were a huge success, while Read More

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Farming + Rural Living
Farming + Rural Living

5 Winter Survival Tips

Getting through the winter can be tough, but these tips and tricks from the Mother Earth News Almanac will help alleviate some stress around the house. 1. Use newspapers to back carpet A thick layer of newspaper under a rug keeps Read More

Model 30-1942
Engine: 4-cylinder, vertical, inline, overhead valve
Bore and stroke: 3.44×4.13 in.
Displacement: 153 ci., gasoline fuel
Power: 22 drawbar hp, 30 PTO hp; 3-plow rating
Transmission: 4f-1r, or 8f-2r
Top speed: 10–12 mph
Weight: 3,609 lb. NTTL# 382
Farming + Rural Living
Farming + Rural Living

6 Classic Cockshutt Tractors

James G. Cockshutt started the Cockshutt Plow Company of Brantford, Ontario, in 1877. The family managed the business until 1957. The Cockshutt company made a lot of farming equipment as well, but their tractors were by far their best Read More

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Farming + Rural Living
Farming + Rural Living

Using Existing Structures for Chicken Coops

There are many benefits to raising your own chicken. Taking care of chicken though, is like any other pet. You have to prepare a place for them to live, know what food they can eat, and learn how to shelter them from the elements. Backyard Read More

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Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

The Backyard Field Guide to Chickens: Java Chicken

Need a comprehensive overview of every breed of chicken ‘round the world, plus tried-and-true insight into raising your own flock? Author Christine Heinrichs has got you covered. The Backyard Field Guide to Chickens is a photo-filled Read More

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Farming + Rural Living

VIDEO: Essential Tips for Gardening with Chickens

Join Lisa Steele, chicken-keeper extraordinaire and founder of Fresh Eggs Daily, on a unique journey through the garden in Gardening with Chickens. Start by planning your garden and learning strategies and tips for keeping your plants safe Read More

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Farming + Rural Living

Adding a New Chicken to Your Flock

Growing your flock of chicken can be difficult. Adding a new chicken to the mix has potential for causing harm. The new chicken could get the rest sick, or the old ones could pass something to the new chicken. Finding the right way to Read More

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Pets + Animals
Pets + Animals

Chicken Lingo

In the immortal words of G.I. Joe: “Knowing is half the battle.” Let’s not ruminate too long on the intrinsic question about the other half, and instead let’s focus on the knowing, especially when it comes to raising chickens and Read More

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Gardening
Gardening

Harvesting Vegetables in Late Summer and Early Fall

Here we are, riding the late summer and early autumn wave of full-on harvest season. It’s glorious, isn’t it? Everything is (or is about to be) ripe and fragrant and delicious, and the temptation to simply plunk down in the garden and eat Read More

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Farming + Rural Living

Chicken Trivia!

How well do you know chickens? Is your poultry terminology egg-cellent? In their book How to Build Chicken Coops, authors Samantha Johnson and Daniel Johnson guide readers through the step-by-step process of planning for and creating Read More