Top 3 Heritage Egg Laying Chicken Breeds | Backyard Eggs

Top 3 Heritage Egg Laying Chicken Breeds | Backyard Eggs

Choosing the right egg laying chicken breeds for your backyard is an overwhelming task. There are literally hundreds of chicken breeds available and they all lay eggs. When you are looking for a hen that lays lots of eggs, you need a layer breed rather than a meat or...
Surprisingly Simple Expandable DIY Chicken Brooder

Surprisingly Simple Expandable DIY Chicken Brooder

At this time of year there are a lot of people buying baby chickens and other baby poultry. They are fragile little beings that need to be kept safe and warm. This expandable DIY chicken brooder is exactly what you need. My clever mother designed this DIY chicken...
The Ultimate Chicken and Rabbit Dust Bath Recipe

The Ultimate Chicken and Rabbit Dust Bath Recipe

Chickens LOVE their dust baths, and surprisingly rabbits naturally roll in dust too! Why not set up a suped-up dust bath for them to help treat parasites while they are at it? You will need one dust bath for every 10- 15 or so chickens or every 5 adult rabbits, and...
How to Control Revolting Parasites With Effective Natural Remedies

How to Control Revolting Parasites With Effective Natural Remedies

In general small numbers of fleas, lice or mites seldom cause any issue, but given the right conditions, their populations will explode exponentially. Then they can be hard to control and their impact on the homestead can be significant. In general animals are fairly...

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