So here we are in Part 3 of our series, “Basics of Feeding Your Chickens.” Let’s get straight to the topic of supplements in the diet of your chickens. Whether you’re a novice or expert chicken keeper, you can always learn and glean from others so I hope you can learn something or share something […]
If you raise chickens for eggs, nest boxes are essential! There are so many different types and styles you can go with, but you need to make sure that they work both for you, your coop, and your flock. Chickens have a natural nesting instinct and your nest boxes need to account for that. Chickens […]
If you raise chickens for eggs for your family, sooner or later you will end up with a chicken that turns out to be a rooster instead of a hen. Here are some suggestions on how to get through the tough times and mild aggression that can present itself with a rooster. It is possible […]
Expecting baby goats this spring? Learn about colostrum and why baby goats need to drink it right away.
How to select the right goat breed for your homestead. Descriptions of popular dairy and meat goat breeds and things to consider when choosing the right goat for you.
DE is a great natural control for bad bugs on the homestead but did you know it had other uses? Lots, it turns out. Read on to learn more!