As the weather warms up and we start to spend more time outdoors, the insects of the world are also waking up, ready for a meal. Experts suggest in the coming years we could be in for a “tick explosion”. There are several things you can do to keep yourself & your family safe from […]
Backyard chickens have become increasingly popular for both homesteaders and urban hobby farmers. They provide eggs, meat, bug control, and are simply just fun to watch! They are tiny dinosaurs with wings! However, organic poultry crumbles can sell for as much as $25 per 50 lb bag. And at 1/3 to 1/4 lb per chicken […]
Excited about buying baby chicks? There’s nothing cuter or cuddlier or more fun to watch! However, like most babies, they require special equipment, and there’s things you may not have thought of to have on hand in case of emergencies. Click the link below to find out more…
Planning a vacation can be a bit of pain, especially if you have pets. Can you take a vacation even if you have chickens? There aren’t chicken kennels that you can book your birds into. So how do you take a vacation when you have backyard birds? Here are some tips to help you get […]
I’m not getting very many eggs from my hens. I have 8 that are about 3 years old and 9 that are about a year old, and I only get 9 eggs a day. I know the older hens are past their prime, but how can I tell which ones (if any) are still laying? […]
There is a lot of concern about genetically modified foods for humans, and for the animals that create food for us. Check out my well-rounded homemade layer feed and start to feed your chickens non-gmo feed for cheaper than buying from the feed store.