We’re tired of ploughing and planting forage for our animals, so we’ve done something radical and planted perennial pasture on our cropping land! Read how and why here.
There is a lot of chicken terminology out there.. do you know what they all mean? Some common terms you may hear to describe chickens are: Pullet, Hen, Rooster, and Cockerel. We’ll go through each term and describe the difference!
We recently experienced an unexpected flash-flood which came on without warning. Our chickens were soaked to the bone and our goats almost floated away. Neighbors and friends lost livestock in the rising tides. This really drove home to us how important having a clear plan of action for our livestock in case of a natural […]
Thinking about ordering spring chicks? There’s a lot to consider first. Here is a quick walk through of the available places to get baby chicks and what types and breeds to consider when buying.
Getting chickens is definitely the gateway to homesteading, before you make the leap be sure to check out these 10 things you need to know!
We’re farmers for the provision of our food, not as a hobby, so dual purpose poultry breeds are important to us because they produce both meat and eggs. Breed choice is one of those topics that every chicken keeper has definite feelings about. It’s just as important to consider as is the location, style, and […]