Gapeworm is an internal parasite that chickens can pick up from infected worms, slugs and snails. But should that keep you from letting your chickens eat these tasty, protein-rich treats?
Yarrow can often be mistaken for Queen Anne’s Lace or worse – poisonous hemlock! But if you can identify some common yarrow in your yard, it has excellent health benefits for chickens.
Making your own laundry detergent, stain removers and other products is easy and inexpensive AND better for your family and the environment.
Pesticides and chemicals will kill bugs but can also be harmful for your family or pets. Why not try some natural pest repellents instead?
It’s smart to keep antiseptic ointment on hand when you raise animals and live on a farm. Making your own is easy and safe for your family and your pets.
Broody hens can be a godsend when you want to try hatching chicks, but what about when you don’t have a rooster so your chickens’ eggs aren’t fertile or you don’t want or need any new flock members? Here are some tips to help you break a broody.