Chickens naturally slow their laying as the days get shorter. You can keep production up by adding artificial light to your coop through the winter – but should you? Here’s my take on why you shouldn’t.
Keep your coop warm this winter without using any electricity. It’s cheaper, safer, and provides you with wonderfully composted soil in the spring. Read about how the old-timers’ used The Deep Litter Method of winter coop maintenance.
You could go an entire lifetime without seeing a double-yolked chicken egg from the supermarket, but once you start raising your own backyard flock, you’re bound to collect your share! So what IS a double-yolked egg and what causes it?
Although store-bought tea bags aren’t terribly expensive, you can quickly and easily brew fresh herbs from your garden into delicious, refreshing iced tea this summer. The best part is – you can use your coffee maker to make brewing effortless.