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Sue

Thursday 8th of October 2020

Do you have and local contacts to get some meat rabbits for breeding. Ive been looking in SA area and cant seem to locate any. Thanks!

Kathryn

Saturday 10th of October 2020

You may be able to find someone here: https://homesteadrabbits.com/meat-rabbit-breeder-list/

Gail Todter

Tuesday 14th of July 2020

I would love to download the Humanure Handbook. don't see how and where to do that. Please advise. Thanks, Gail

Kathryn

Tuesday 14th of July 2020

You should be able to read it for free here: http://humanurehandbook.com/contents.html

PAULINE GARCIA

Friday 12th of June 2020

I have 5 2 of them are losing feathers the other seem fine but the last week I've only gotten 2 to 3 eggs and their not drinking much water what do I do?

Kathryn

Friday 12th of June 2020

Are they broody? Are they sitting in the nesting box and pulling out their own feathers? If not, I would check for mites.

Jina Mellott

Monday 23rd of March 2020

I love your site! I am wanting to get a couple of Nigerian Dwarf goats to have on our farm for our grandchildren. I would like to know what you think I should get and a possible breeder near me. I have already ordered the book you mention on your site. We live in southern Illinois. I would also like to know what type of fencing and housing you suggest for them as well. We want to do this right and it sounds like you are the perfect person to ask!

Kathryn

Tuesday 24th of March 2020

Here are some places to check for goats for sale near you:

https://www.cadeslilfarm.com/ https://hobbyfarmwisdom.com/nigerian-dwarf-goats-for-sale-in-illinois/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/109790543026446 https://www.facebook.com/groups/1504594349602194/

The most reliable fencing is chain link. That can be pricey, cattle panels can also work as long as the goats can't slip between the spaces. A simple shed is probably adequate for housing. I don't believe it gets very cold in your area?

Pam

Wednesday 18th of September 2019

Two of my 3 chickens were killed leaving one 3 year old all alone. Does she need a companion? If so, do I need to be careful introducing them?

Kathryn

Wednesday 18th of September 2019

Yes, she will be much happier with at least one other chicken. They should get along fine once they establish their pecking order.