Not wanting the guinea eggs to go to waste, I decided to use the eggs to make a pound cake. Here’s my recipe and tips.Read More
‘ve been raising various types of ducks alongside our chickens for years and have had ample opportunity to observe not only the interaction between the chickens and ducks, but also the differences between the different breeds of chickens and ducks.Read More
If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs successfully in an incubator.
For embryos to develop correctly, eggs need to be kept at the right temperature, turned often and correctly positioned.
Learn how to avoid moldy chicken feed. Chicken feed storage is not something that many of us put much thought into. We’re usually more concerned about coop design, predator control, and keeping our birds healthy.Read More
As any poultry owner knows, in addition to companionship and fresh eggs, our birds produce manure. I enrich my flower and vegetable gardens to yield even more produce by composting chicken manure.Read More
In urban chicken farming, bored chickens leads to undesirable behavior: Hens might pluck their feathers or peck at each other.Read More
Want to raise pigeons? Here are some pigeon facts and a bit of history to get your started.Read More
Homemade mayonnaise is easy to whip up and rich with flavor. Be prepared — it does require some patience to mix up slowly. Slow and steady is the key.Read More