Like so many people, we wanted to free range our chickens. Happy chickens, healthy eggs! The local foxes loved that idea as well. Most of the year, we now keep our chickens on rotating pastures with the help of electric netting. Not only does it keep them from getting out – it also prevents predators […]
Anyone who has owned chickens for a decent amount of time will tell you that they are most definitely NOT vegetarians. Meat or fish scraps, mice, and bugs are all considered tasty treats by chickens. Protein is a must for chickens, especially during the annual molt. It’s usually pretty easy to tell when your flock […]
I begged my husband for goats. I pretty much demanded them, I’m ashamed to say. I pleaded. I cried. My poor husband. He didn’t really like them much…but he got them for me anyway. Our first go around (yes, we’ve done this twice–I’m determined), we got Pygmies. They didn’t work out very well, actually, for […]
Have you ever had a Mosquito Plant? If not, you should go right now and buy one! They are amazing at controlling mosquitoes on the porch and patio! Read about their care and purpose here!
So you have baby goats on the way! But, before you can cuddle those cute little bundles of fuzz you have to get through labor and delivery. So how do you know when your doe is ready to kid? Don’t worry, I have made for you a list of 10 signs to help you know […]
What do you do when your bees try to run away from home? You catch them – even when you have no idea what you are doing. Warning: It isn’t as easy as it looks on YouTube.