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Silkies are a great breed When it comes to chickens one breed seems to stick out over the rest. Everyone seems to have at least one of these little cuties in their flock. What breed am I talking about? Well, the Silky of course! These little Bantams aren’t just adorable, they have some great attributes […]Read more »
IN THIS SERIES, I’M GOING TO BREAK DOWN THE FIVE MOST IMPORTANT PARTS TO SETTING UP A QUALITY BROODER FOR CHICKS. So far in this series, we have covered information to help pick a brooder (Part 1) and a heating source (Part 2), in (Part 3) were going to cover bedding options. There are […]Read more »
In this series, I’m going to break down the five most important parts to setting up a quality brooder for chicks. In part one, information was given to hopefully help you choose your brooder, now a heat source needs to be chosen. There are some exemplary options out on the market today. Most of the […]Read more »
In this series, I’m going to break down the five most important parts to setting up a quality brooder for chicks. The brooder, heat supply, bedding material, food/water containers, and all the extras. With so many great options out in the stores today it can feel pretty overwhelming picking out the supplies needed to create […]Read more »
Let’s Start With The Soup This is great whether you’re fighting against a chilly day or you’re under the weather and craving soup. Snuggle up on the couch with a warm blanket, your soup, and a hot glass of tea. There are so many ways to use the chickens we keep and produce in our […]Read more »
My grandmother born October 1928, grew up on her grandparent’s farm in Craigsville, West Virginia. One of eight children, life was not always easy. Her childhood began alongside The Great Depression. As one of the middle children, her responsibilities were many around the farm. Some of her earliest memories are of the animals on the […]Read more »
I count on my chickens in so many ways eggs, bug control, food, and companionship to name a few. Just recently they took on the role of janitorial staff as well. For me each day begins the same, heading to the barn for morning chores. Grain is given to the goats and cows, water […]Read more »