I’ve been asked by several folks recently about the chickens. In particular, how am I still getting eggs, and what am I feeding them? Today I took a few minutes to talk about it.
Homesteading & Country Life
It’s not all fun and games on a homestead. There are times when unpleasant things happen and it is completely out of your control. This is one of those times.
Here are a few of the things you will need to get through your daily chores on the homestead, throughout the winter months. Gloves Yes, you will need gloves, but not just any gloves. You need gloves that will not only keep your hands warm, but also keep them dry while being durable at the…
Let’s chat about the term “free range” and why I think some people may be a bit misguided.
A simple yet priceless tool for putting in a nice, tight fence. So easy, you might even call it a “hack.”
Whether you have a couple pets at home or a full farm, it is good to have a plan if you need to leave for any reason.
Tips for what you should and shouldn’t do to keeping your chickens safe and comfortable all winter long.
Included in this episode is a simple tutorial to open a feed bag. I shared how to tell which is the front or back of the stitching. How to open it with or without a poly strip, and then how you can save that handy string with a spool made from “trash.” We also had…
How do you add new chickens to your existing flock while also minimizing the “drama” that goes with it.
30 tips for ways to reuse items that you would normally just throw away or recycle, saving money & pinching pennies in the process.