When we first brought ducks to the homestead they were an experiment more than anything. Now, after several years as duck owners, we are more fond of our free-range white layers than we have ever been. Here are 10 reasons why we continue to choose to keep ducks on our property.
If you’ve got hens, sometimes you get a stockpile of eggs. Chickens lay so well in the spring, it doesn’t take long to get several cartons stacked up. We think there’s nothing better than a pickled egg or two with lunch or with a beer as a late afternoon nibble. I make my own and it is really […]
Growing up I loved the “purple eggs!” But forgot about them for awhile, until we got chickens! Before I had people buying eggs, I was swimming in them and needed to find a way to keep them from going to waste. After playing around with a few recipes, I think I may have perfected the […]
After haphazardly collecting and selling eggs, I decided to make a change! See how we’re keeping track of our expenses and egg sales. It’s time to hold the ladies accountable!
Are you looking for a breed or two of chickens that will lay you lots of eggs? Here is a summary of ten of the best egg laying chickens. At the end, there’s also a chart to help you compare the different breeds at a glance.
I wanted to make a breakfast casserole (aka catastrophe), but wanted to make something a little different than the usual ones I make. I decided to make a catastrophe with an Italian flair. I’m not Italian, but I should be. I love cooking, and eating, Italian.