What makes a chicken winter ready? What should you look for in cold hardy breeds? Check out my top 6 chicken breeds for cold climates and 2 breeds you should avoid!
A few years back I wrote a post about my farm expenses for the year. In those expenses I had spent a whopping $1140 for feed! That is a lot of money for chicken feed! Of course you can’t have chickens without feeding them so it is a necessary expense. I love to save money […]
You have a full flock of hens but your egg basket is regularly empty. What gives? There are a lot of reasons why your hens might not be laying. From age to illness, almost anything can go wrong and cause a hen to stop laying. Luckily, many of these reasons are easily fixed!
They say that chickens are the “gateway” animal to further farming adventures. When you are ready to skip through that gateway and expand your farm, lots of people look to adding different kinds of poultry. Common backyard poultry include turkey, geese, guineas & ducks – turkeys are quite large and geese & guineas are quite […]
An article I wrote about how to protect your chickens from predators using an electric fence.
It is a great idea to feed your chickens and other farm animals pumpkins. The animals love them and pumpkins are a natural wormer.