Most of the time, feeding chickens is a no brainer. Your local feed or farm supply store will often carry a poultry feed especially made for laying chickens in amounts that they need to be healthy and lay great eggs. Adding fodder to their diet helps to cut down the feed expenses as well. Many […]
yes ducks can and will fly. Some of them. There are plenty of breeds to choose from to raise on a smaller homestead that won’t break your heart, too by flying away! Grab a couple ducklings and get quacking!
It’s 5 PM and nearly dinner time. You forgot to take out some meat to thaw, and your budget won’t let you off the hook with another pizza delivery. AGAIN. Hungry kids and spouse come clammoring into the kitchen, begging for food. “We’re soooo hungry.” (Sure, as if they didn’t eat just a few hours […]
Got a chicken keeper in your life? From books, shirts, home decor and more, here’s 25 unique gift ideas for the chicken keeper you love!
Having chickens means you will get eggs. Since chickens are not the cleanest animals on the planet, you will get dirty eggs. That means you will be spending time washing chicken eggs. But, what is the best way of washing chicken eggs? How do you safely clean them? Or does it really matter?
Chickens like to take dust baths. They will find some loose dirt, dig a space and lay down. Then, they will roll around, kicking up the dust onto themselves. The first time you see it, it can look like the chickens are convulsing. Or dying. Or both. The chicken can spend up to 20 minutes […]