Backyard poultry keepers often feel comfortable eating eggs from their flock raw or under cooked. After a friend accused me of trying to make my kids sick by feeding them soft yolked fried eggs one morning, I thought I’d tell you all why I feel comfortable doing it. Here are my thoughts on the apparently […]
This year we added more chickens to our flock. We had to do a little coop remodeling in order to keep a peaceful environment for our chickens. Find out what we did to remodel our existing coop to accommodate an expanding flock.
Thinking about adding geese or ducks to your flock? This article explains why I have decided to and what geese and ducks need to thrive.
When winter temperatures start to drop, many chicken keepers worry about their flocks. It’s well known that poultry does better in cooler temperatures, but what about when they start to drop below zero? What can you do to keep your flock safe, comfortable, and happy? It’s a lot easier than you think! Chickens are surprisingly […]
When adding chickens to your established flock you will frequently hear people stressing the importance of quarantining the new birds. If you are anything like me, it’s easy to think of reasons why this isn’t important. The ever famous “it wont happen to me”. Guess what? Given enough chances (or even just the once) it […]