At one time I had vowed never to raise chickens, apparently I broke that vow. In doing so I have learned several things about chickens and raising them. Read about six things I did not know about raising chickens here!
This year we added more chickens to our flock. We had to do a little coop remodeling in order to keep a peaceful environment for our chickens. Find out what we did to remodel our existing coop to accommodate an expanding flock.
Meet our broody hen, Margarita and her mate, Jimmy Buff. Margarita has recently become a broody duck and is sitting on a pile of eggs. Learn about the process and how to help take care of a broody duck while waiting for cute ducklings to hatch!
Shearing sheep has to be one of the hardest farm tasks. It can be enjoyable but it is always hard work. In this article I share with you my top tips for making shearing day as smooth and easy on the animals as possible.
We all run into problems on our homestead but often the toughest to deal with are livestock health issues. Here’s what we did when one of our ducks came down with a respiratory infection including what medication we used, where we got it, and how we administered it.
We don’t actually have bees just yet, but I wanted to take the opportunity now to tell you a few things that we’ve learnt since we attended a bee information day last year. Prior to that bee day, I really hadn’t thought much about bees at all, and now I think about them all the […]