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 […]
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I am cooking eggs for chickens. Why in the world would I cook eggs for chickens? Good question. Yes, we raise chickens for fresh eggs and yes we discourage them from eating those eggs! Unless I want to give them a treat. Eggs are a good source of protein not only for humans but for […]
Mealworms are a good sustainable addition to a homestead. They provide cheap protein for your chickens and the frass can be used for your garden. Here is the easiest way to clean a mealworm colony.
You and your family have just finished a delicious holiday meal. You are packing up the leftovers and remember that the chickens would probably love to taste the food you just ate. But wait! Do you know which foods from our kitchen are safe for the chickens to enjoy? Read more for a listing of […]
Our chickens love mealworms so we’re trying to grow our own, instead of purchasing the dried mealworms. Our worms have arrived but have not begun to reproduce yet.