It’s not too late to think about putting away your produce for the winter! And if you need help figuring out what to do with it, allow us to recommend a classic: Stocking Up.
This method, while not entirely foolproof, will significantly improve the appearance of your hard-boiled eggs.
What are you going to do with all those eggs? Allow us to make 10 suggestions for solving this common issue.
One good way to make use of all those extra eggs is to freeze some to cook with later in the year when production slows down again.
Predators are one of the most frustrating problems related to poultry-keeping. Many times, you never even see the culprit, just the damage it did. Coyotes, raccoons, possums, hawks, and owls all take their toll on the flock, but what can you do about it? First of all, remember that prevention is the best cure. IfContinue reading “Poultry Predator Patrol”
It’s the coldest time of the year, and also the time when the chickens seem less than enthusiastic about laying eggs. Yes, it’s only natural that the little birds would want to slow down somewhat when there’s a cold wind whipping through their feathers, but once you’ve gotten used to having a refrigerator full ofContinue reading “5 Ways to Improve Winter Egg Production”
A frizzle chicken is a very unique bird. Its curly feathers stick out in all directions, giving the chicken the appearance of a mop. Or perhaps a feather duster would be a better analogy. In any case, is a frizzle a breed of chicken, or is frizzling a peculiar feather arrangement? Well, that just dependsContinue reading “What is a Frizzle Chicken?”
You may have heard of the amazing escapades of pigs, goats, and cattle that get tired of their pens and pastures and decide to check out the grass on the other side of the fence. Fortunately, the advent of electric fencing has made these animals much easier to contain. But chickens are another story. ElectricContinue reading “How To Ground a Wayward Chicken”
In a world desperately craving something real, Pastured Poultry Profits by Joel Salatin offers creative solutions.
With guineas, it is generally best to start small. Guineas are noisy and extremely difficult to tame. If you’re not used to them, only a half dozen can be quite a handful!