Most chickens have some worms, but it isn’t a problem until the chicken becomes overwhelmed with too many. Then it can cause health issues, decreased laying, and even death. 🙁 Deworming chickens isn’t difficult, but the tricky part is deciding if your flock needs dewormed or not!
Raising chickens naturally has been my goal since my first flock. I’ve learned that you can improve the health of your chickens with 2 things: garlic and apple cider vinegar. This is a simple and inexpensive way to keep your flock healthy and I will show you how to do it. To improve the health […]
Watch the health of your flock increase and the cost of feed decrease when you make fermented feed. This post gives the why’s and how-to on fermenting feed.
I had a wonderful interview with Amy Fewell. Amy is a writer for Mother Earth News, soon to be published author, woman farmer and blogger at TheFewellHomestead.com. Come take a listen while we talk about many things homesteading.
Is your chicken feeling under the weather? Learn the steps to give your chicken a health exam
Chicken advice is everywhere lately. So many books, blogs and newsletters specialize in the care and feeding of chickens. Chicken advice has become big business. Equipment, coops, chicken tractors, brooders, and incubators are big sellers, too. The small homestead is just not complete without a flock of beautiful egg layers. I enjoy writing about chickens, […]