Wondering how to best take care of your chickens in the winter? This article explores all the options for keeping your flock through the winter months. From whether or not you should use a light in the coop to what kind of bedding and feed changes you should (or shouldn’t make).
Follow these simple tips to prepare your coop for the cold winter months. Whether you are new to chickens are a seasoned pro, giving your coop a good once-over will be worth the afternoon of effort. Ensure you have a healthy flock all winter long and a good supply of eggs by keeping your hens […]
There are so MANY great ideas on doing what you can, where you are! Life is a process and I find these Independence Days ideas can be adapted really well. With variations in your space, money and time you can do great things! Some simple ideas to get started…
Occasionally one of our hens goes broody, even though we use breeds that are not supposed to, and for that reason, I don’t trust them to follow through. I would love to let them hatch some chicks, but I don’t want to have to look after those chicks or waste the eggs if the hens […]
Wow, I can hardly believe 2017 is just about over. Is it just me or is time going like, super fast? I hear that happens as you grow older, but it’s a little surreal when you start experiencing it. 2017 was kind of a crazy year for our family. We started the year with no […]
Raising your own food is often considered a good way to cut down on costs, but is that always the case? I know my parents have sometimes remarked that it cost more in water to grow themselves a tomato than it would cost to simply buy one from the store. Often people start to raise […]