Whether you mail order baby chicks or buy them from a local feed store be sure you are prepared. Baby chicks need a brooder ready for their arrival. A brooder is simply a container/box or blocked off area that will house the baby chicks for the first several weeks of their life. A brooder can […]
Is your chicken feeling under the weather? Fix her up some chicken comfort food to help get her on the road to recovery!
Hello and welcome to another edition of Monthly Musings on the Farm! Phoebe, my girl goose, is still busy making nests and laying eggs. Finn, my male goose, and self proclaimed leader of the waterfowl gang has been looking to expand his pack of ladies. He has started socializing with the Canadian geese and integrating […]
So you are ready to start raising chicks? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve created a simple guide to raising chicks to get you started. Our family loves raising chicks. I mean who can resist the small puffs of cuteness? I remember when we got out first 6 chicks; I felt completely unprepared. I […]
This reader question is “How can you get rid of darkling beetles from a chicken coop”. Maybe you have the same question! Here is what you can do…
The Silkie is mine and the kids their favorite chicken breed in our chicken gang. This was the first breed we had in Germany too. SPECIFICS At first you can see the Silkie’s have those fluffy feathers, it are like that because they don’t have the ‘barbs’ like other chickens.