Add to Favorites By Alina Jumabhoy from New Life on a Homestead – While ducks are relatively easy poultry to raise and care for, they do still have specific requirements that need to …
Let’s face it. Few of us raise poultry in our backyards because there is some great financial advantage in doing so. Some of us do it because of fascination.
More and more people, in both rural and urban areas, are starting to raise chickens. Raising chickens for eggs is a great family project and an easy way to be more self-sustainable.
The best dual-purpose chicken breeds are important on the homestead because they produce both meat and eggs. Breed choice is one of those topics that every chicken keeper has definite feelings about.
Rooster’s rock! They are beautiful, majestic, and handsome gents, and I love them … well, some of them.
On the hunt for the best rooster breed for your flock? There’s plenty to choose from, but which breed will work best for you?
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.
No chicken breed is perfect, but many Buckeye chicken breeders figure they have come close enough with their breed. Breeders extol the virtues of vigor, resilience and disease resistance in a brown egg layer that grows to a solid size.
Leftover corn cobs don’t need to be thrown away. You may wonder can chickens eat corn cobs?
Many people ask me what is the best backyard chicken breed to raise. For me, my favorite has long been the Brahma chicken.