Re-purposing wood can be a great, cheap and innovative way to build a chicken coop. With a little imagination, you can build a great chicken coop on a budget!
After a surprise gift from Grandma, a bigger chicken coop was in order. Reclaimed wood was used for a large portion thus saving quite a bit of money, not to mention trees.
Our amazing experience hatching chicks in an incubator.
You could go an entire lifetime without seeing a double-yolked chicken egg from the supermarket, but once you start raising your own backyard flock, you’re bound to collect your share! So what IS a double-yolked egg and what causes it?
There are many situations when you might want to sneak day-old baby chicks under a broody hen: to shorten her broody period, so raise chicks of a different breed (or species), or to replace eggs that aren’t hatching. I talk about how I snuck ten day-old baby chicks under a mama hen who was sitting […]
Many people wonder if you can keep bees in the city since other animals tend to need more space. The short answer is YES you absolutely can keep bees – even in very small spaces. But if you don’t do it right you are setting yourself up for a neighborhood war.