If you aren’t sure it’s worth the trouble to go out of your way to support the populations of native bees and local pollinators on and around your farm–there are many benefits (including financial profitability) to encourage their numbers.
These blue egg laying beauties can cause a lot of confusion. Many people wonder which breed they have. Even among breeders, there is confusion as to which classification their birds fall into. Today I’m going to give you a little insight into the differences and let you be the judge.
When I started building my chicken coop I had to decide what was important to me and what I didn’t need. Here are the things I decided to add – I hope they help you decide what you want on your own coop!
Most often when talking about pollinators, we think of the honeybee–however the honeybee is not native to North America; what’s more–there are some 200,000 species of animals world-wide who contribute to the pollination of plants.