Should you be feeding mealworms to chickens? Mealworms are an excellent treat for your chickens. The only downside to feeding mealworms to chickens is having to buy mealworms. Since I don’t really provide feed to my chickens after the leave the brooder, I’m always a little reluctant to buy feed for them. Mealworms are worth […]
There are so many types of chicken feed available that it can seem overwhelming. How do you know which feed is best for your chickens? Should you get a pelleted feed or one that is in crumble form? With so many options available, choosing the best type of chicken feed can seem impossible. There are […]
Backyard chickens have become increasingly popular for both homesteaders and urban hobby farmers. They provide eggs, meat, bug control, and are simply just fun to watch! They are tiny dinosaurs with wings! However, organic poultry crumbles can sell for as much as $25 per 50 lb bag. And at 1/3 to 1/4 lb per chicken […]
There is a lot of concern about genetically modified foods for humans, and for the animals that create food for us. Check out my well-rounded homemade layer feed and start to feed your chickens non-gmo feed for cheaper than buying from the feed store.
Winter months often times can bring on long periods of time where our hens decide to go on strike. Through some trials and failures, we have found the magic that seems to turn our layers back on every time! A few simple additions, and you will be back in business!
There are times in your flock’s life when they need a bit of a boost: when they’re molting, during a cold snap – even when there’s a broody in the group! This is an inexpensive, simple to make recipe for a high protein treat using items you’re likely to have in your store cupboard. Your […]