If you’ve never hatched your own chicks at your farm, you should think about doing so. There is something so rewarding about being with a chick from its first moments, and you also will have much healthier chicks.
If you have an established flock of chickens, introducing them to your new chicks is a careful process. Once your chicks are about six weeks old they are big enough to tolerate the environmental challenges of living outdoors, but they may still face a difficult time integrating with the much bigger, usually bad tempered, hens. […]
Geese are a unique and rewarding fowl for you farm. Goslings have different requirements from chicks – and, in all honesty, the sooner that goslings are ready to graduate from brooder to coop, the better. If you are planning on adding geese to your flock, make sure that you have appropriate space for them both […]
Making chive blossom vinegar is very easy, and all you need to start is a type of vinegar (I prefer white wine because the color becomes more rich) and some chive blossoms. Since chives are hardy, easy to grow plants, many people can have an abundance of blossoms with very little effort. The amount needed […]
Here are our farm we now have five breeds of geese represented, but there are many more to choose from if you are thinking of getting goslings. There are currently twelve species of geese recognized by the American Poultry Association’s Standard of Perfection, which is used to sanction poultry shows. Here are a few of […]
Plants can be grown for their healing purposes as well as nutrition. Here’s a list of what we have in our herb garden this year, and some of their uses as remedies.