Anyone who has silkie’s has probably figured out that they don’t like to roost much and climbing up to get in a nest box is next to impossible for the little girls. When Daffodil started laying a few weeks ago, she was laying everywhere. (Poppy hasn’t started yet) She laid in the middle of the […]
I love herbs. I always have. There are so many wonderful smells, delicious tastes and preventative properties when eating these nutritious plants. I would have to say basil is my favorite herb. I remember walking by my Mom’s basil plants as a child/teenager and rubbing the leaves so I could smell that delectable aroma or […]
There is a chicken/duck/finch/quail/game fowl breeder who lives in the same county I do, albeit a 45 minute drive. Deb of Deb’s Birds (www.debsbirds.com) is a terrific breeder and now, friend of mine. I have gotten numerous chicks and chickens from her, learned a ton about them and happily become friends with she and her […]
Whether you’ve had chickens forever or you are new to them you can find out ways to help your flock with the inevitable yearly molt.
Re-homing a chicken which has only been roosters for me was a hard but learning lesson. I found a lot of alternatives out there I didn’t know existed and I wanted to share it with others who choose to re-home.
Find out how mint can benefit you, your family and your animals! A versatile herb that’s easy to grow and use!