Did you know that you can hack your chickens to get orange egg yolks and a richer colored meat? It’s true. Today I want to talk about how it’s done, and if it’s truly a hack or maybe more of a shortcut? I’ll also let you know what you need to feed your hens to […]
For as long as man has pondered the wonders of the universe, we have wondered which has come first…..the chicken or the egg. “Epic Eggs: The Poultry Enthusiast’s Complete and Essential Guide to the Most Perfect Food” will not answer that question. But it is definitely the most epic & complete guide to everything egg […]
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 […]