Our chickens love mealworms so we’re trying to grow our own, instead of purchasing the dried mealworms. Our worms have arrived but have not begun to reproduce yet.
Everybody wonders what their backyard eggs will cost them. While it is true that backyard eggs are more expensive than factory farmed store eggs; the nutritional value (and taste) makes it worth it! Let’s take a look at exactly what it costs to raise a chicken in your backyard.
Are you thinking about raising your own chickens but overwhelmed by the vast array of equipment available and its potential cost? There is no need to break the bank to raise healthy and happy chickens. Read on to find out how to start chicks at home for less than $100.
A delicious homemade treat for your backyard hens involving categorically non-chicken ingredients.
An adventure from the first fuzzy days to the first delicious dozen! Plus…the recipe for a really easy grab-n-go breakfast!
Chickens naturally slow their laying as the days get shorter. You can keep production up by adding artificial light to your coop through the winter – but should you? Here’s my take on why you shouldn’t.