So, Can Pigs Eat Corn?

pig eating corn kernels

There’s one thing that most people tend to associate with pigs, it is the fact that they can eat basically anything. They eat all kinds of vegetables, fruit, and even meat… What most people don’t know is that pigs can also eat grains as a limited part of their diet. However, not all grains are … Read more

Can Rabbits Eat Apples? Is it Safe?

rabbit eating an apple slice

When most folks think about the diet of rabbits, probably the first things that come to their mind are hay, grass, and similar vegetation. That’s with good reason, too, because all these things are staple foods for rabbits in the wild or in domestic settings… But what you might not know is that rabbits can … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Cheese or Other Dairy?

a pig trying some feta cheese

When it comes to drinking milk and eating dairy products, humans are the only creatures that continue to consume them well into adulthood. Pigs are mammals too, of course, and naturally, they get a steady diet of milk when they are very young, but sows and owners don’t let this go on forever. Some people … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Hay?

pig eating some hay

There’s one thing you can count on most livestock animals eating, it is hay. Cows, goats, sheep, horses, and other animals all eat hay. But I can’t remember if I’ve ever heard people talking about their pigs eating hay, have you? That’s a really good question! What’s the answer? Do pigs eat hay? Yes, pigs … Read more

26 DIY Goat Toys to Keep Them Busy

two goats climbed on a 4-wheeler ATV

If you’ve owned goats for any length of time, you already know how mischievous, and destructive, they can be if they aren’t kept engaged and entertained. I would go so far as to say that 90% of breakouts are due to boredom and boredom alone. It might seem like an impossible task trying to keep … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Fish?

pig eating from a bowl

Most folks already know that pigs eat all kinds of foods, from vegetables like carrots and potatoes to various kinds of fruit and grains and, of course, meat. Typically, pigs are happy to get any meat that you will give them, and seemingly no cut is beneath them. They will even eat pork from their … Read more

8 Rare Sheep Breeds You Should Know About

grazing sheep

When it comes to sheep, if you’ve spent any time as a shepherd or you’re just interested in these animals generally, you’re certainly familiar with the famous Merinos, Suffolks, Hampshires, and Dorpers. And there are many other common domestic breeds besides, but what if you don’t want a common breed of sheep? What if you … Read more

Can Rabbits Eat Celery? Is it Safe?

rabbit eating diced celery

When it comes to feeding domestic rabbits, most owners are happy to give their furry friends a diet of hay, some pellets, and occasional inclusions of whole foods. Those whole foods usually take the form of fruits and vegetables that rabbits might conceivably have access to in the wild. It’s a great way to add … Read more

So, Why Do Bees Make Honey?

holding a super with honey and bees

I think everyone knows by now that bees make honey, and that more importantly, it is absolutely delicious. For plenty of beekeepers, this is the number one reason why they got into the practice in the first place! But on the topic, have you ever stopped to consider why bees make honey in the first … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Celery?

pig eating sliced celery

One thing that most people know about pigs is that they have a huge appetite. We don’t use the expression “eating like a pig” for nothing! But what some people don’t know is just how varied the diet of a pig can be: Pigs can eat all sorts of foods, including a huge variety of … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Rice?

two pigs eating some rice

For domestic pigs, one of the most important things you can do is get their diet dialed in. This is easier said than done, because you’ve got to make sure they are hitting all of their nutritional goals while growing steadily and staying happy. Pigs will eat all sorts of things and that can make … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Meat?

pig eating boiled chicken bones

Pretty much everyone knows by now that pigs have incredibly varied diets. There’s almost nothing that they cannot eat safely and get nutrition from. That’s one of the great things about owning pigs! But depending on who you ask, you might hear some strong opinions concerning whether or not pigs can, or should, eat meat. … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Bacon?

a pig trying bacon

I think it is safe to say that most folks know that pigs eat meat. Yes, they eat a lot of other things but compared to most of our livestock, it’s pigs, and I guess chickens, that we think of as the meat-eaters. And chickens mostly eat bugs, so they don’t count! But pigs can … Read more

So, Can Pigs Eat Apples?

a pig eating an apple

Out of all the different livestock species, pigs are the ones with the reputation for being big and adventurous eaters. In fact, it is easier to list the things that pigs can’t eat rather than list the things that they will! There’s a lot of truth to this, but nonetheless, pigs still can’t eat quite … Read more