GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

GMO or Hybrid: What’s the difference?

Let’s talk seeds! Do you know the difference between a GMO and a hybrid? Lately, I’ve seen a lot of discussion about seeds, especially pertaining to what a GMO is and if it’s the same thing as a hybrid. Frankly, I’m glad to see this discussion...
How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Homestead Animals

How to Stock and Store First Aid Kits for Homestead Animals

Having a well-stocked first aid kit is a vital part of owning animals on a homestead. Learn how we stock our kits and why we use buckets to store our supplies! Why it’s important to stock your animal first aid kits before you need them: An essential part of caring for...
How to Use Mint for your Chickens

How to Use Mint for your Chickens

I have a love-hate relationship with mint. Sometimes, I also have a love-hate relationship with my chickens… like when they decide to re-landscape my flowers! But, chickens and mint (while both annoying at times!) make a pretty fantastic combination! When we moved in...
How to Make a DIY Farmhouse Style Chick Brooder

How to Make a DIY Farmhouse Style Chick Brooder

Do you ever wonder if you have become a crazy chicken person? A great test is to ask yourself “Am I creating custom furniture for my chickens based on their needs and comfort?”.  If the answer is “yes”, then congratulations and welcome to the club!  We don’t have a...