Broody hens can be a godsend when you want to try hatching chicks, but what about when you don’t have a rooster so your chickens’ eggs aren’t fertile or you don’t want or need any new flock members? Here are some tips to help you break a broody.
Oregano is starting to be studied and used as a natural antibiotic for poultry and other livestock. Before you reach for a commercial product, why not try a holistic remedy?
Now that you have the barn, and the cat to go with it, how do you care for the outdoor working cat? If you want the cat to live a long happy life, care for it much the same you would an indoor kitty. Barn cats need quality food and a constant supply of fresh […]
Flea market finds often have many uses on a hobby farm. I found a double box originally meant for fruit and turned it into a nesting box for the hens.
I recently prepared a list of first aid supplies that should be kept on hand, as part of a talk I gave to new chicken owners. Having these items available, can greatly reduce the tension and stress of an unexpected emergency involving one of your animals.
Our homestead has been moving from one state to another this past month. Finally, our animals are all in the same place! See the playful, silly goats at their new property.