Many people start their homestead with a flock of chickens and I think that’s a great way to jump into it. The first that has to happen is choosing a chicken breed (or breeds) to raise. That seems like a simple enough task but there are some considerations to make when choosing a chicken breed. […]
Have you decided that you want to try a flock for yourself? Selecting a breed to raise is an important first step, and one that requires just a little bit of forethought. Here is my Chickens 101 guide on choosing from some of my favorite chicken breeds.
This week we have questions about hens crowing, raising goats, best starter breeds of chickens and keeping the chicken coop clean. How about if we join the Coffee Break and the Q&A together in one segment! You can grab your favorite beverage, take a short break and read through these questions and my ever so […]
Why Wyandotte Chickens are one of my top choices. As chicken keepers, we always have a favorite breed or two that we recommend to others. When I am asked to tell my opinion of the best backyard chickens, there are a handful of choices that immediately come to mind. Wyandottes are definitely one breed of […]