Molting

OH MY GOSH, EVERYONE! MY BIRDS LOOK AWFUL!!! I hope you are all staying strong through this time when you look at your precious birds and not cringe! I have been learning more and more on how to care for my birds through the colder weather, but NO ONE ever explained the molting process to me! Shame on all my chicken friends because this year, Handsome looks like his name is Coopless! He looks like my husband ran him over with his zero-turn mower and he

Prepping for Winter

Well, well, well, look who has showed up! FALL! Which means for us flock tenders we have to start the preparation for winter! From making sure we have a way to keep them warm, protecting their crops and feet, providing them with a healthy diet and making sure they will have plenty of snacks, now that the grass will be covered in snow soon!

Some states do not have to worry about

My Tiny Farm

HELLO! I hope this wonderful season has been blessing everyone’s family and friends with food from gardens and bugs for your flock! I am going to switch it up today! I wanted to talk to you about my tiny farm

 

My tiny farm has been growing lately We went from 30 chickens and a couple ducks and turkeys,

You Made Your Bed

Many of us who have begun this wonderful life by involving poultry into it have started off with the small starter coop, which after a year and chicken math begins will be transformed into a larger coop or become the introduction pen for new chicks for the following years to come When we begin this journey, we are always making lists!

Those lists may entail

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Let’s Talk Chicken

Let’s talk chicken…I know you know what I am talking about We all have those rough days where we just walk out to the coop and look at that one chicken and just let it out We spill the beans and tell them how life got to us and sometimes it can be therapeutic and relaxing and even liberating to get it off your chest Have you

Let’s Talk Gardens… For Chickens!

Most people want to save money and these days, let’s be honest, we are pinching our pennies When it comes to owning your own chickens, many save by free ranging, buying cheaper feed, feeding table scraps, and if you don’t do this last one well, you might want to after this! I always recommend building a garden for your chickens Let me show you some SUPER SIMPLE ideas that will save you money this year! We will talk about what to plant, how to plant it