Expecting chicks soon? There are a couple things you can do to create a smooth transition when it’s time to introduce those chicks to your older flock
Bring a little summer to your chickens by making one of these dust baths inside your chicken coop. They’re super easy and quick to make and the materials are free. They’re also a great project for kids to help out with.
So you are ready to start raising chicks? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve created a simple guide to raising chicks to get you started. Our family loves raising chicks. I mean who can resist the small puffs of cuteness? I remember when we got out first 6 chicks; I felt completely unprepared. I […]
Did you know over half the chicken breeds in America are on the endangered list? Add some Heritage Breed chickens to your flock to help save the chickens!
Chicken advice is everywhere lately. So many books, blogs and newsletters specialize in the care and feeding of chickens. Chicken advice has become big business. Equipment, coops, chicken tractors, brooders, and incubators are big sellers, too. The small homestead is just not complete without a flock of beautiful egg layers. I enjoy writing about chickens, […]
Using deep litter for coop maintenance can provide you with rich compost and a healthy flock for less work but it does require monitoring. Find out how to use deep litter in your coop!