If you are looking into getting chickens for the first time you are probably doing some research. You want to know what to feed them, how to house them, potential health issues ect. When looking at feed you will see some brands carry a “vegetarian” option. There are many reasons we don’t opt for a […]
About twice a year we have the joy of hatching chicks right here in our home. The chicks transition to appropriate housing as they grow. At first we realized we weren’t really set up for this growing up process but we made it work and as we realized the need we built things like a […]
Our girls laid some gorgeous eggs last year, here are some of the highlights! I’m throwing some interesting egg facts in-between! Egg Fact #1: Blue eggs were originally caused by a virus. Egg Fact #2: You don’t need a rooster for hens to lay eggs. Egg Fact #3: Although diet can effect how vibrant an eggs […]
Despite our best efforts we lost several of our Easter Eggers to the heat this year. In an effort to add new genetics and keep blue and green eggs in our boxes I sought outside eggs to incubate. I found a woman on Craigslist who was selling fertile hatching eggs for a great price and […]
I don’t remember ever having barred rocks as a child. I actually watched a documentary that featured Joel Salatin and saw his free range flock of Barred Rocks, He is someone I aspire to. When I ordered I added two Barred Rocks. As I was going through the websited I saw that McMurray also had Partridge Rocks. They […]
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