Harvest time is busy and there is never enough time to get everything done. How do you know how much food to can and store for your family? Of course like many things, there is no one correct answer. It will depend on how your family eats, how many mouths you are feeding and how […]
Herbs in chicken care is an idea receiving more coverage lately. Growing herbs for chicken care pairs easily with growing food for your family. The same herbs can be grown for both home and coop. Herbs in chicken care can include adding herbs to the chicken food, the nest boxes, and when cleaning. Herbal use […]
What kinds of vegetables should you plant in order to supplement your chicken’s diet? Chicken gardening is slightly different than gardening only for people. Our flock of chickens, ducks, turkeys and guinea hens, love all sorts of vegetable products and scraps.
We had two eye injuries with our farm animals within the same week recently. And, this was not the first time we have had to deal with something wrong with an eye, due to injury or infection. No matter how much you try to keep an area free from potentially dangerous spots, injuries can still […]
It is fascinating to watch how chicks grow during the first year of their life. The downy chick goes through stages to become an egg laying hen or roo. Starting at day one from hatch, the little barely developed, downy chick grows quickly to an eating and growing machine. There is a lot of work […]
What happens when you take fresh carrots, homemade applesauce, and the ingredients most often associated with cake, and mix them together? After baking, you have the moist, rich, delicious dessert we call Carrot Cake. This recipe is an old fashioned cake recipe, using lots of fresh ingredients. There is no skimping on goodness with this […]