I went back and forth on writing this. You may not know this but there is a lot of controversy in chicken keeping, and I usually avoid starting fights. Obviously I decided to get involved so here is my opinion on lights in the chicken coop and a few reason why I will always use them.
I love my Silver Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben chickens, they’re like an improved version of Polish chickens. And I really mean that in the nicest way. I had three gold laced polish hens and it didn’t end well, they all met untimely deaths. One was picked to death by her flock mates out of the blue […]
Every winter I look forward to the chicken catalogs. I love flipping through, looking at the pictures, reading the descriptions and figuring out what I’d get if I had infinite money and space. Sadly I find both of those things in short supply so I have to cut back on my list. If you’ve ever […]
Our surprise babies are 6 weeks old and I thought I’d share how they were doing. If you follow me on Facebook you might have seen some of their baby pictures! The Cackle Hatchery Hatchery’s Surprise box is basically an unknown quantity of poultry where you get at least 40 birds, when I was reading about […]
I’ve spent hours digging up my severely overgrown garden beds, it’s all my fault, I serious suck at weeding my garden. After at least one lifetime spent picking out rocks, roots and hard clumps of clay I decided to make a soil screener or compost sifter. It’s easy to make, especially if you have some […]