• Rabbit hutch plans

    Q. I saw your site as I was searching for bunny hutch information. We live in Los Angeles and would love a hutch similar to the one you made. Do you have the plans? Did you design and build it yourself? If so, do you offer the plans to others? I would appreciate any help […]

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  • Seed potato sources

    Q. Hi Jordanne, Do you or one of your family know where to get good seed potatoes around here? From what I’ve read it’s not recommended to use commercial grocery store potatoes because they can have diseases. I want to plant some soon. A. We usually purchase organic potatoes from Wild Oats and do pretty […]

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  • Rabbit hutch “rooms”

    Q. I may be getting a rabbit in the next few weeks. What did you build the rooms in the condo-bunnium out of? A. The “rooms” in the condo-bunnium are made out of plastic crates found at our local hardware store. It’s the kind of stuff used for storing stuff in.

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  • Rabbit hutch “rooms”

    Q. I may be getting a rabbit in the next few weeks. What did you build the rooms in the condo-bunnium out of? A. The “rooms” in the condo-bunnium are made out of plastic crates found at our local hardware store. It’s the kind of stuff used for storing stuff in.

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  • Ducklings and heat lamps

    Q. We just brought home two ducks approx. one week old. The feed store where we bought them had them under a heat light. We purchased one for the ducklings bed however it seems too hot. Their bed is in our home for now so do they even need a heat light? Thanks, Jenny A. […]

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  • Nesting boxes for bantam chickens

    Q. HELLO i got a ? for you if you can help with this ? i got some bantams chicks but when they get older what size nest i need for them and can i make it out of wood ? THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR TIME. A. For bantam chickens, I would recommend you […]

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  • Duck molting

    Q. Hey Jordanne…Paul & Rebeca here. Just had a question about Leda & Lola. They are shedding their feathers right now. Is that normal. One more so than the other. They just flap their wings and the feathers fly. They are also pulling them out. I was wondering if it is a summertime thing? They […]

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  • Rabbits and chickens together

    Q. Can bunnies and chickens live together? A. My bunnies, chickens, and ducks all share the same outdoor run area. I am by no means an expert, but as far as I know, there isn’t much of a problem with ducks and chickens living together. The only problems I have found out are: 1.) You […]

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  • Duck food

    Q. We found a mallard duckling in our yard. We are thinking of keeping it as a pet. What do they eat? A. Just to make sure … have you seen the mother about? Sometimes she hides her babies while she looks for food. If you are certain the duckling is abandoned or lost, go […]

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  • Pet goat

    Q. Would it be a mistake to get just one Nigerian dwarf? We are considering such as a pet, with the idea of leading him daily to browse in our woods – lots of ivy! Sylvia A. There is no “mistake” in getting one goat. However, goats are “herd” animals and need companionship, so if […]

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