10 Answers to Your Complete Beginner Chicken Questions

10 Answers to Your Complete Beginner Chicken Questions

Chickens are a great asset to any home or homestead! But if you are new to chickens, you may have some questions you want answered before taking the leap. We have the answers to 10 common questions that people ask before getting backyard chickens!   Should you get...
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...