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.
You could go an entire lifetime without seeing a double-yolked chicken egg from the supermarket, but once you start raising your own backyard flock, you’re bound to collect your share! So what IS a double-yolked egg and what causes it?
If you are anything like I was when I first decided to raise backyard chickens then you are probably totally lost. Growing up all we ever owned were cats, dogs, and an occasional guinea pig or gerbil so I had no experience with chickens. I did, however, want to become more independent with my food […]
Keeping chickens healthy requires vigilance and a fair amount of natural preventives. I call my three favorite the ‘Holistic Trinity’. Keep reading to find out what they are and how they can help keep your chickens healthy…naturally.
They’re such pint sized birds – what could they possibly do on the homestead that’s beneficial?! Pint sized they may be but what useful little birds!