While many choose not to keep a light on, here are the reasons we DO.
Getting ready for new chicks requires some equipment. If you are mail ordering the chicks from a company, the best time for northern climates is usually late March -May. You will want to order them approximately 4 weeks before the day you want to start them. Pullets need about 6 months of growth before they […]
My great-grandfather raised goats, so, of course, my mother felt it necessary to have goats on our farm when I was growing up. Even though our goat herd consisted of just 3 goats, having them was a wonderful experience. I can still remember a very pregnant Annie following me down the steep hill to the […]
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.