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Category Archives: Chickens
Our chicks arrived in the mail! There was a surprise we weren’t expecting in our order…. This wind!! It’s been blowing non stop for days which has made it impossible to get much done outside. So instead we’re staying in … Continue reading
We’ve been wanting to venture into meat rabbits but are unsure if it would be something we’d like to do. Instead of getting a buck we’re taking our rabbit back to the place we got her to have her bred, … Continue reading
The ice storm is still heading our way. We’re as prepared as we can be but not ready for it at all.
There’s a big ice storm predicted for our area so I’m starting to get a plan of action and figure out the best way to prepare.
It’s that time of the year when all the fun catalogs start coming in the mail! We got our chicken catalog the other day and have decided it’s time to get our chick order in so we can be sure … Continue reading
Even though we don’t quite have our fence and coop ready to put the chickens in the garden yet, doesn’t mean we can’t go ahead and encourage the chickens to hang out in the garden as much as possible. I’m … Continue reading
I’ve been watching Justin Rhodes’ channel and have been inspired to try putting the chickens in the garden. He uses his chickens to work up the soil and help beak down the mulch. I’m hoping to get them moved in … Continue reading
My experiment on using bottles filled with salt water to keep buckets of water from freezing is over. Check out the video to see my results.
Well, there wasn’t any ice in the bucket this morning. I’m not sure if it actually worked or if it was because the coop is insulated and the temperature didn’t get as low as it normally has. So I’m continuing … Continue reading
I read about a little trick you can do to keep water from freezing in chicken waterers so I decided to give it a try.