Animals

Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs
Nibedita Tudu earns an income for her family by producing chickens using low-cost yet nutritious chicken feeds that are easy to grow. Photo Pranab K. Aich/Heifer International

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Meals and Snacks for a Chicken: Two Unusual, Low-Cost Chicken Feed Options for Some of the World’s Poorest Entrepreneurs

Goat Farmers Find Success in Festival Sales in Spite of COVID-19 Complications
A cooperative member weighs a goat for prospective customers.

Animals

Goat Farmers Find Success in Festival Sales in Spite of COVID-19 Complications

Thanks to trainings from Heifer Nepal, goat cooperatives have successfully navigated a festival season crippled by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Healthy Animals, Healthy Nations: An Interview with Veterinarian David Sherman
Healthy Animals, Healthy Nations: An Interview with Veterinarian David Sherman.

Animals

Healthy Animals, Healthy Nations: An Interview with Veterinarian David Sherman

In his book That Sheep May Safely Graze, Sherman offers up a roadmap for how to deliver community services in unstable countries. He also makes...

Goats on Boats
Goats on Boats.

Animals

Goats on Boats

Creative problem solving saves the day.

Come and See the Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala!
The Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala

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Come and See the Fascinating Fauna of Guatemala!

Are you ready for an adventure? You could win a change to travel to Guatemala with Heifer International! Keep your eyes peeled and you might see...

Rats That Are Making The World A Better Place
A rat stuck in the grate of a manhole cover looks directly into the camera. She is too fat around the middle to get out so she is stuck and irritated about it, but unhurt. Image by Berufstierrettung Rhein Neckar.

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Rats That Are Making The World A Better Place

This Chinese New Year falls on Saturday, January 25, 2020 kicking off the Year of the Rat. Here are a few rats whose honorable service or winning...

Fighting Fire with Goats
Uma Sinjali Magar takes her goats out to graze in the Chitwan district of Nepal.

Animals

Fighting Fire with Goats

A surprising hero has emerged to help the world’s wildfire problem ¬– the ever-versatile goat. These animals that we love have come through...

How It's Made: Alpaca Yarn & Knits
Knitted hat

Animals

How It's Made: Alpaca Yarn & Knits

Heifer project participants in Apahua, Ecuador are mastering all of these necessary steps to turn their camelid herds into sustainable profit.

8 Facts You Didn't Know About Turkeys
A male turkey looks into the camera. His head is a vibrant, light blue and red.

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8 Facts You Didn't Know About Turkeys

How much do you really know about the delicious bird that graces your Thanksgiving table each year?

The Holy Elephants That Protect Farmers’ Crops in Nepal
Statues of the Hindu god Ganesh

Animals

The Holy Elephants That Protect Farmers’ Crops in Nepal

Women in the western jungles of Nepal face a particular set of farming challenges. Only a narrow dirt road separates their homes and Banke National...