Water is important for your chickens during winter. Make sure you keep your chicken’s water from freezing with these DIY projects.
Adding a rooster to your flock will bring you many advantages: you’ll have happier, safer hens and fertile eggs for hatching.
For many people, gardening & farming are related to spring and summer, but not for us. Here is how to grow your food during winter.
Commercially available incubators are pretty expensive, but the good news is that you can build your own chicken incubator for as low as $3.
If know exactly what your chickens are eating, and in turn, you’ll know what YOU are eating! This is how to feed them right on a budget!
You may enjoy feeding them by hand, but this projects will free up some time in case you’re too busy to throw scratch every day.
Are you having problems with egg production? Do your hens seem to be rebelling against you? Well there may be a good reason for it.
Here are a few things we’ve learned that might help you as you decide whether or not to get chickens for your backyard.
We found some great articles this week that will help you keep your homestead in top form and ready for the winter and for any emergency for that matter.
The latest events make us think more of the importance of being prepared for an attack on the grid, which would mean lights out and back to the basics.
Autumn means new chores in the garden, preparing for school, fighting colds and more so are you ready?
After SHTF food will be scarce, so providing will be much easier if you have a garden and some livestock in your backyard.
Learn how to raise and propagate these 5 farm birds; it can make it easier to get through any food shortage that comes your way.
Whether you’re trying to protect your food sources in a survival situation or just trying to avoid expensive veterinary bills, protecting your farm animals from disease in the winter is crucial.
Disease can be really catastrophic on a farm.
Having enough food during a crisis could make the big difference between survival and death, for you and your family. It’s good to have a well organized stockpile, but any stock finally reaches its end, while producing food by your own means gives you freedom.
Chickens are a bit fickle about cold weather, but the last thing that you want them to do is stop laying eggs.
In a survival situation, that could be catastrophic.
Fortunately, with just a few modifications, you can keep those hens clucking.