It’s a debate that sparks heated arguments: should you allow your chickens to free range or not? On one hand you have the chickens who absolutely love to be outdoors playing in the grass and chasing bugs. On the other side, we all want the best for their safety and chickens have a lot of […]
Chickens can be expensive. Even if you don’t count the coop, the feed and bedding are monthly expenses that add up a lot! I’ve tried many different ways to make money from my chickens but the most profitable way just fell into my lap! When I started with chickens, I decided to hatch the chicks […]
It wasn’t too long ago I had sweet, blissful daydreams about relaxing on our front porch, with a glass of homemade lemonade while watching our chickens roam freely through our yard. And then, reality set in and I realized that as wonderful of a daydream as that was, it wasn’t going to work for us.
Humans have been using herbs for culinary & health benefits for as long as history has been recorded. Just like humans, wild birds have been observed gathering herbs for their nest or sampling them straight from your garden. So it should come as no surprise that herbs can also have a beneficial effect on your […]
Recently my family and I had a field trip to a large, organic farm. I honestly do not know who was more excited…me or the kids! With a fresh litter of 13 Great Pyrenees puppies greeting us as soon as we walked into the yard, it was hard to find any motivation to play with […]
Summer heat is just around the corner! It is exciting for humans, but for your chickens it could be deadly. Chickens can withstand the cold much easier than they can handle extreme heat. When temperatures get into the 80s, you should keep an eye on your flock and begin to use the tips below to […]