Neuter Livestock. Its a Matter of Safety - Maintaining a safe environment on the homestead or small backyard farm is of primary importance. Most of us, in this situation, are not running a breeding operation. We are raising animals for weed control, meat for our table, eggs, and other things like fiber and fleeces.
The Best Birds for Your Garden: WOODPECKERS - The downy and hairy woodpeckers get up to 85 percent of their food by chowing down on wood-boring beetle and moth larvae, ants, caterpillars, adult beetles, millipedes, and aphids. - Woodpeckers will eagerly venture into your yard for suet or sunflower seeds in the off-season and eat your pests spring through fall.