There are so many types of chicken feed available that it can seem overwhelming. How do you know which feed is best for your chickens? Should you get a pelleted feed or one that is in crumble form? With so many options available, choosing the best type of chicken feed can seem impossible. There are […]
Keeping your chickens healthy isn’t terribly hard. It boils down to three things – keep their living area clean, give them plenty of fresh water, and give them proper feed. The first two are easy, but feeding your flock right can be a little trickier. Starter, grower, medicated, pellets, crumbles…there is a lot to learn! […]
There is a lot of concern about genetically modified foods for humans, and for the animals that create food for us. Check out my well-rounded homemade layer feed and start to feed your chickens non-gmo feed for cheaper than buying from the feed store.
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 […]
Automatic watering systems take the worry out of watering the animals. An auto waterer can last for several days and it keeps rabbits and chickens from making the water dirty or tipping it out. To make this automatic waterer I used a few things that I had laying around, but you could easily replace these […]
I’m a huge fan of feeding chickens for free or on the cheap. I realized a few years back that if I make a small effort to plant some extra vegetable plants when I’m planting my garden, I can use those for feed for the chickens and make a dent in my feed bill. What […]