So, just how many chickens does it take to feed a family for a year? How much chicken fits into a quart jar? How do we feed our hens right so that they give us tasty meat and eggs? I’m so glad you asked!
I wish we had luscious green grass for our cow year round, but like most places, we only have green grass for short periods. In winter, we don’t get much rain at all, and our sub-tropical grass species die off with the cooler weather. This is when we need to feed our house cow extra […]
Poultry feed bill getting you down? This is the post for you! Includes 12 ways to get free chicken feed at little to no cost that you may not have thought of before!
There are many options for feeding your chickens. For a while we thought the solution was chicken layer pellets, they are uniform, so the chickens don’t pick through them, but you never really know what’s in them, and they are usually a relatively expensive option. Read about a few other ideas of feeding chickens (some […]
To prevent predator loss we no longer let our birds free range, and we have been looking for new ideas to get our birds some fresh greens. It was the perfect time to try this feeding experiment. Using leftover materials from around the homestead we have set up this simple ‘salad bar’ for our ducks […]
Looking for a way to provide feed to your chickens that doesn’t end up spilled everywhere or filled with muck? Here is an easy do it yourself feed dispenser that is quick to assemble and easy on the wallet. Food stays clean and you don’t have to refill them everyday.