I think this week would be a great time to introduce you to the various chicken breeds we currently keep on our farm. Apart from a quad of Lavender Orpingtons, I do not have any two chickens of the same breed and I love the unique qualities of each bird. Our birds were all selected […]
Taking care of a flock of chickens and guineas can be pretty comical! When we went out of town, I had to explain to my poor Mom what to expect from all the craziness that happens in our barnyard. It made me realize I may be turning into one of those crazy chicken ladies.
Need a spare coop but short on money? Check out this recycled mini coop I made from scrap materials in my shed! A second mini coop comes in handy for isolating sick chickens, quarantining new birds, brooding chicks and so much more!
A couple years ago I desperately wanted to get rabbits. My husband most certainly did not want rabbits. So I built a nest box for rabbits. Just in case we needed them. Just in case. That nest box kicked around the chicken coop for a little, until surprise! We got rabbits. My poor husband. Lol. […]
There’s nothing more devastating than waking up to chicken carnage. Chickens are so wonderful, sometimes it seems like every creature wants to eat your hens. Unless it’s time for the stew pot for an old layer, chances are you don’t want them eaten! Make sure to make predator proof chicken coops when designing you birds’ […]
If you haven’t seen it already, I’ve written an article for FarmStyle with six reasons why you should consider chicken tractors. This includes: No more cleaning coops Better eggs Protection from predators Less likely to attract rodents (and snakes!) Simpler and cheaper to build Take it with you when you move