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How To Protect Chickens From Weasels

Learn how to protect your chickens from weasel attacks without harming any animals in the process.Weasels may look adorable, but don’t be fooled – they’re actually pretty brutal. They kill and eat about half of their body weight each day, and have super fast metabolisms.  They’re triggered by movement, meaning even if they’re full, if they […]

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How To Get Rid of Opossums (In Your House and Yard)

Learn how to safely and effectively get rid of opossums in your house and yard in just a few steps.Opossums can be bad news for homeowners, gardeners, and those raising chickens.Generally they don’t stick around too long unless a female opossum makes a home for her young. Under normal circumstances, opossums will meander through your […]

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Protecting Your Livestock From Bobcats

Protecting your livestock from bobcats doesn’t have to be intimidating or overwhelming. In this article we’ll cover the ways you can protect your property and animals from the elusive bobcat.Bobcats are extremely dangerous, and having them on your property should be taken seriously.  Every year or two, my husband retells the story of the time he […]

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How To Protect Chickens From Foxes

Learn how to protect chickens from foxes in a few simple steps.Foxes are one of the most dreaded predators on any property. Luckily for most chicken owners, foxes tend to be pretty low on the list of threats. However, depending on the surrounding land, they can be a nuisance. Foxes can typically be found in dense wooded areas. If you happen to see a fox or […]

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How To Keep Cats Out of Your Garden

Learn how to keep cats out of your garden to protect your plants and yourself!As cute as cats are, allowing them to run free in your garden isn’t always a good idea. In fact, it can be quite dangerous! While fences are great for keeping other animals out, they don’t always work on cats, leaving many gardens […]

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Skunks In The Chicken Coop: How To Get Rid of Them

Are you having trouble with skunks in the chicken coop? Learn how to get rid of them and keep your chickens safe, for good!If you suspect that skunks may be lingering on your property or breaking into your chicken coop, there are several steps you should take to get rid of them.  If the prospect of […]

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Identifying 12 Backyard Chicken Predators

Learn which animals are chicken predators, and what signs to look out for.Backyard chickens are all the rage right now. You don’t have to live on a farm or large acreage to enjoy fresh eggs. In fact, many people in urban areas raise chickens both for eggs and meat. Owning chickens is a blast, and they’re […]

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How To Get Rid of Raccoons

Tips on how to get rid of raccoons in your home, yard, or attic humanely and safely.Whether you live in a rural area, or deep in the city, raccoons can move in on your property and cause a ton of damage. They scratch up grass in search of grubs, they chew electrical wires, and they even […]

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How To Protect Chickens From Hawks

Learn how to protect chickens from hawks. Remember to cycle through different methods for the best results.If your chickens free range, they’re at risk of getting attacked by hawks. Though they’re more common in rural areas, particularly in the deserts and grasslands of North America, hawks can be spotted in the city as well. When Do […]

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10 Common Homestead Predators – And What You Can Do About Them

Learn about 10 common homestead predators and what to do to keep them away from your chickens, goats, and other livestock. Predatory attacks are a fact of life for most homesteads, but there are ways you can deter the animals from approaching in the first place.  Depending on where you live, your livestock will be at […]

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