Category Archives: Chickens

Our Chicks Arrived and More!! Week 10 2017

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

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We’re Getting Our Rabbit Bred, Candling Eggs and Trying Not To Be Too Suspicious! Week 9 2017

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

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We’re Prepared But NOT Ready For This Ice Storm

The ice storm is still heading our way. We’re as prepared as we can be but not ready for it at all.

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I Hear There Might Be An Ice Storm Coming

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.

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We’re Deciding What Chicks We Want To Order!

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

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Training Chickens to go to the Garden for Soaked Grain

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

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I’m Thinking About Putting Chickens in the Garden

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

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My Experiment& Final Results|| Keeping Water From Freezing With No Electricity

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.

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Did the Salt Water Work? Continuing the Experiment…

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

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Will A Bottle of Salt Water Keep the Chicken Water From Freezing?

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.

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