Ever thought about adding ducks to your backyard homestead? This article goes over the benefits of having ducks in your backyard. Whether you want to raise your own meat, need pest control or are looking for an alternative to chicken eggs, ducks can do it all.
A backyard vacation can be a frugal way to have a fun family outing. Here are some ideas to start your very own backyard vacation.
Our chickens are now between six and seven months old, and since June 23rd we’ve gotten 37 eggs from them. Which is awesome! To go out everyday and collect eggs, to no longer have to buy them from the Farmer’s Market or grocery store, it’s a great feeling. But, it’s also a huge responsibility, and […]
Growing your own food, flowers or fibers can be very rewarding. However, have you ever thought about growing plants for the challenge of having a plant that no one else has ever seen. If you are willing to grow a garden full of novelties you just might be a garden enthusiast.
Ducklings. Sigh, cute as can be. No one can argue that a tub of baby ducklings at the local feed and seed is so hard to resist. Your mind starts to play tricks on you. They can stay in the bathtub, you reason. Oh! Look how gently little Sarah is holding the duckling. This will […]
It’s easy to raise baby turkey with young chicks especially. In fact, in some times it is actually beneficial for the turkeys to be raised with chickens because the chicks will help teach newly hatched turkey babies where to find the food and water. In some less-thrifty breeds of turkey the babies don’t easily or […]