A dual-purpose chicken is a type that can produce both eggs and meat. This sounds efficient, but there is a downside. Be sure to consider the trouble with raising dual-purpose chickens. Dual purpose chicken breeds sounded so perfect! Too good to be a true. A livestock that can serve two ... Read More about The Trouble with Dual Purpose Chicken Breeds
There's no better stress reliever than spending some quality time with a flock of chickens. It's my go-to activity after a hard day. Sitting on the soft grass while chickens mill around me, scratching for worms and chattering amongst themselves is so soothing. Bringing my trusty Nikon ... Read More about A Bird’s Eye View: Spending Time with Chickens
If you bought chickens for the fresh eggs and quickly found yourself pampering them more than your dog, this post is for you. We've been keeping chickens for years, and we have a lot of friends that keep chickens. Our plan from the start with our birds was to raise them for their eggs and when ... Read More about Turn Your Chickens into Pets in 5 Easy Steps
I made the impulsive decision to bring home an English Angora rabbit, and then chaos ensued. She's fluffy, she's saucy, she's hyper, and she never ever stops pooping. She's Dolly, my English Angora rabbit. Dolly came into my life due to an unhealthy adorationÂ of all things knitted. When ... Read More about Dolly: An Angora Rabbit Tale
We have several new additions to our little urban homestead! I wanted to hatch out some more chicks this year to add to our flock, but we can't have a rooster here in the city, so we needed to score some hatching eggs elsewhere. We used shipped eggs last year and the majority of them didn't ... Read More about Meet the New Chicks on the Block!