Thinking about beekeeping? Beekeeping is an excellent way to help the environment and your garden, not to mention the fact that you’ll be able to harvest your own honey soon! Beekeeping is an enjoyable hobby, but you’ll need some pretty specific equipment to get started. A quick search online will pull up thousands of honey […]
We are experienced butcher, but processing our first pork gave us the opportunity to develop some new skills. Here are some of the things we learned, and the cuts we tried out for our first pig. Also, watch a stop-motion video as we break down an entire side. Learn something new every day!
Should you be feeding mealworms to chickens? Mealworms are an excellent treat for your chickens. The only downside to feeding mealworms to chickens is having to buy mealworms. Since I don’t really provide feed to my chickens after the leave the brooder, I’m always a little reluctant to buy feed for them. Mealworms are worth […]
Do you have buffalo gnats irritating your chickens? Buffalo gnats and chickens are a horrible combination. Several weeks in the late spring and early summer bring buffalo gnats. If you have chickens, this could be a real problem. Learn what buffalo gnats are and how they can affect your chickens. There isn’t much that you […]
Are you considering beekeeping? Keeping honey bees is an excellent way to increase the health of your environment, your garden, your landscape and even yourself! Read this post to learn why you should be raising honey bees! There are so many benefits of honey bees! Some of the benefits of honey bees will probably surprise […]
There are several ways that you can get baby chicks if you want some. But I’m going to tell you today about my favorite way to get baby chicks: ordering baby chicks online! Ordering baby chicks online is the best way to get chickens, trust me! In order to raise backyard chickens, you need to […]