Chicken math can easily make your flock expand very quickly. With an expanding flock will also come an expanding feed bill. Learn how to ferment your own chicken feed in 5 simple steps (with a video tutorial). Fermenting chicken feed can help decrease your feed costs and it is also healthier for your chickens!
I love when my gardens are full to the brim with blooming flowers. But I also garden with a purpose. Beyond having these sunny faces smiling back at me, I harvest the seeds to benefit my flock in the Fall and Winter.
Through my first year of chicken raising, when asked, “crumbles or pellets?” I just stuck with the crumbles that they had always had. Why change now? That’s what they’re used to. But when the mill was out one day and I had to go with pellets, my eyes were opened to the big mistake I […]
For many new chicken keepers, choosing the best chicken feed for their flock is a hard decision. There are so many options out there. Since we are what our animals eat, it’s important to us to feed them as healthy a diet as possible. Even though we live as natural and healthy a life as […]
Is your chicken feeling under the weather? Fix her up some chicken comfort food to help get her on the road to recovery!
Chick starter is supposedly specially formulated to help new chicks thrive, but is it necessary to use? For the last four years, we have not used chick starter at our farm. We thought we were the odd ones, and almost kept it a secret that we didn’t use it. But after letting it slip once, […]