Dreaming of homesteading? Find out how to go about buying and starting a homestead on a budget! With these tips, you can make that homestead dream come true!
Should you delve into raising ducks for eggs? Eggs are great, but that’s just one of many reasons to add ducks to your little homestead.
Could raising pigeons for meat be a way to provide protein on your small homestead? It’s an unusual choice in America, but pigeons are a protein source elsewhere.
Bird mites (also called poultry mites or chicken mites) are a chicken owner’s nightmare. They’re tiny, and they bite, and they can make chickens very sick — even causing death. Here are a number of different treatments and tactics to combat poultry mites in your flock.
Sharing big items — instead of every household owning one — can save you money, reduce the environmental impacts of producing more than we really (truly) need, and free up some of your precious storage space.
Try implementing some of these easy tricks to keep chickens cool & make the heat more bearable for your hens. Summer heat doesn’t have to = miserable hens.
DIY grazing boxes make for happy grass fed chickens. They’re a great way to save on the cost of raising backyard chickens (and other poultry), too!
Building a recycled pallet chicken coop extension is a great way to create more space for your hens to peck. This easy chicken coop extension will keep your poultry flock from roaming too far afield, while giving them more space to scratch and peck and seek out bugs and fodder. Your hens will be so happy!
Building a hen house is easy, as is raising chickens for eggs or meat. Even so, take a little advice to avoid the mistakes I made!