Summer heat is exhausting. The hottest weeks of the year can seem unbearable. BUT this Arizona girl is here to help! This is how we get through the hottest weeks of June and July, along with 10 projects that you can do on the porch (or inside in the A/C) so you don’t melt in […]
Top tips for surviving summer heat – with and without air conditioning.
With record highs all over the country, the heat is on. Many of you will be able to escape into your air conditioned homes, but your chickens aren’t so lucky. A chicken or turkey can get heat stroke and even die if they get too hot. Here are nine easy ways to keep your chickens […]
Summer, along with its oppressive heat and humidity, has arrived. Some of the best stuff on the homestead happens in summer (like the arrival of ducklings and a garden that’s starting to produce), but summer comes with struggles as well. Get summer tips for the garden, your livestock, and even tips for staying cool while […]
We have been having some unbearably hot weather lately. These ideas for food and drink will cool you down and make the heat a little more bearable. So, beat the heat and try them out!
Did you know that the heat of summer is more stressful on chickens than the cold of winter? Overheating can quickly lead to heat stroke and death for chickens. Learn four simple ways to help your backyard chickens beat the summer heat.