Can Rabbits Eat Pineapple? Is it Safe?

collage of rabbits eating various foods

Most folks know that rabbits eat a diet that is predominantly grass, hay, and other sorts of green roughage. But they’re also strictly herbivores, and it makes sense that they can have other plant-based foods also. Naturally, fruits are plant-based, and we know that rabbits can have a few things like berries every now and … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Chicken Bones?

pig eating boiled chicken bones

Did you know that pigs eat meat? It’s true, they do, and though they aren’t purely carnivores like some other animals pigs really like to tuck into any meat they can get. And, believe it or not, pigs have even been known to eat bones. I mean eat them entirely, not just gnaw on them! … Read more

Can Rabbits Eat Radishes? Is it Safe?

a rabbit eating some radishes

Out in the wild, rabbits pretty much have to take what they can get when it comes to food. They’ll eat grass all the time, but must also resort to eating tougher stuff like twigs and shoots when the winter weather is against them. Domestic rabbits, on the other hand, typically subsist on hay but … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Blueberries?

two pigs eating blueberries

Much of the time, fruit isn’t something that our pigs should have on a regular basis. Though pigs are omnivores and can eat almost anything, fruit, despite being natural and healthy, is a bit too sugary for them to eat all the time. Nonetheless, it can still make a great treat for them or a … Read more

Can Rabbits Eat Blueberries? Is it Safe?

rabbit eating some blueberries

Concerning the typical diet of rabbits, pretty much the only things you’ll see or hear of them eating are grasses, hay, roughage and similar plant matter. Talk about a boring diet! But for any rabbits kept as pets or those kept in a domestic setting for any other purpose, they tend to enjoy a more … Read more

Can Rabbits Eat Pumpkin? Is it Safe?

white rabbit eating a piece of pumpkin

Pumpkins are indisputably the most beloved of the winter squashes. Aside from being the centerpieces of fall decorations, serving as cheery (or scary) jack-o’-lanterns, and giving us delicious pumpkin pie they also lend their “spice” to overpriced coffee drinks. Jokes aside, pumpkins also serve as important food sources for all kinds of animals. But what … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Oranges (or The Peelings)?

a pig eating an orange slice

Out of all the different livestock species people commonly keep, I think there’s no question that pigs enjoy the most varied diet of them all. They get all different kinds of feed, grains, meat, and of course fruits and veggies. And speaking of fruit, you’ll often hear folks caution against giving livestock citrus fruits in … Read more

Barn Cats for Pest Control On Your Homestead

cat in front of garden rows protected by plastic forks

Rats and mice are everywhere. That’s just a fact of life. But if you live out in the country on a homestead with other animals, both are going to be a constant part of your ongoing struggles. They will poach eggs from your chickens and ducks, contaminate feed, scare animals, tear up insulation, and spread … Read more

Can Rabbits Eat Asparagus? Is it Safe?

collage of rabbits eating various foods

At first glance, rabbits seem to have a pretty boring diet. In the wild, it is just grass, grass, grass, and the occasional shoot or other green tidbit. Domestic rabbits get hay non-stop along with some lettuce and other roughage. Accordingly, you might be surprised to learn that rabbits can actually eat a huge variety … Read more

So, Do Cows Sleep Standing Up?

calf in snow

If you’ve ever noticed a herd of cows standing around in a field, or if you own cows yourself, you’ve probably seen something peculiar about them… Something you might even call a little bit creepy! Sometimes cows will stand there, perfectly still, with their eyes closed and heads sagging. They might even do it all … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Pumpkin?

a pig eating pumpkin

When it comes to livestock, there is no other species that enjoys a diet as diverse as that of pigs. Pigs eat all sorts of stuff, and there are seemingly no kinds of vegetables or fruits that they can’t have, at least occasionally! But, nonetheless, pigs still can’t eat just anything, and some foods aren’t … Read more

27 Things That Are Safe for Baby Ducks to Eat

Ancona ducklings in brooder

Most of the time when you’re taking care of baby animals they have an extremely strict diet. The earliest days and weeks of their lives are crucial times when it comes to development, so proper nutrition is paramount. The same is true for ducklings, of course, but what you might not know is that ducklings … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Onions?

a pig eating onion

The great thing about eating pigs is that they can eat just about anything. Have leftover meat? Your pigs can have it. Want to give them some corn? No problem. How about surplus fruits and veggies? Absolutely. Pigs can have almost anything… I said almost: even some seemingly wholesome and nutritious vegetables aren’t okay for … Read more

So, How Fast Can a Rabbit Run?

rabbit eating a slice of cucumber

When it comes to sheer quickness in the animal kingdom, rabbits are near the top of the heap. Sure, cheetahs might be much faster and mongooses have faster reactions, but rabbits can accelerate to top speed and vanish almost instantly. They are famous for their speed! And though it looks like none of us have … Read more