Growing fodder is a cheap way to feed your chickens, ducks and rabbits throughout the year. It’s a simple concept, really. Basically, it’s allowing grains to sprout and grow into their respective grasses for feed supplementation for poultry. The animals then get greens with chlorophyll, as well as the proteins from the grains and the […]
Get your chickens in the holiday spirit with this easy (and tasty) treat for them!
Today you are getting Zoologist Jessica instead of Homesteader Jessica. For those of you that don’t know, I went to school for zoology, but decided that I didn’t want to live in a city, which is what led me to farming. One important aspect of animal care they taught me about in college was animal […]
When our pullets go rogue and decide that the neighborhood has better nesting spots than the cozy boxes we built them, we take 2 simple steps to bring them back home! Take a look at how we retrain our free range chickens to lay in the nesting boxes.
Getting ready for your first goats is an exciting time. There is so much to think about and you will want to have all of your supplies ready before you bring them home. Here is a list of essential supplies for your first goats.
We love our rabbits. They give a ton of meat to our family, but don’t require a lot of space. However, if you are going to raise rabbits for meat it is important to understand how to care for them. With that being said, here are my tips on providing great care to your meat […]