During the Great Depression, many families were struggling to make ends meet. Selling excess eggs laid by the family’s flock helped provide a much-needed immediate cash flow.
Stories and adventures from a small beef and corn family farm in Upstate New York.
When managed properly, the deep litter method provedes your chickens with dry, fluffy and absorbent bedding, and you will have a happier, healthier flock with less maintenance.
Five gadgets that will not only making keeping chickens easier, but help to keep your flock safe and happy.
Preventing problems in ducks due to niacin deficiency is as easy as offering your ducklings a healthy well rounded diet that includes niacin rich foods that they need to grow healthy and strong.
Some chicken owners believe there are many reasons why you should add apple cider vinegar to your chicken’s water. Learn about the possible benefits, and how much, and how frequently to add apple cider vinegar to your chickens water.
The red fox is a quick, skillful hunter who will wreak havoc on a flock of chickens. These are the steps we have taken to protect our flock from fox attacks.
5 simple steps to give new ducklings the best possible start in life.
There is a lot of information available online on raising ducks, but sometimes experience really is the best teacher.
Raising backyard ducks is a great way to supply your family with farm fresh eggs, and their quirky antics and personalities make ducks a fun addition to your backyard flock. Raising ducklings is a little different that chicks, this is everything I learned when raising my first duck flock.