Get Your Own EGGS! (Part 2 of 2)

Photo by Kaboompics .com on PART 2: THE CHICKEN COOP OR HEN HOUSE Now that you are set on a size of chickens or maybe you even purchased your chicks already… Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on you enjoy them and live happily ever after.  LOL.  Not really, like any critter a plan … Continue reading Get Your Own EGGS! (Part 2 of 2)

Get your own EGGS!!

Getting Started Photo by Pixabay on Overflowing with excitement, I cannot contain the fact that it’s chick season!!!  I do believe chickens are the favorite “farm animal” amongst our children and our home.  Do not get me wrong, all the animals are important, good companions or intrigue us with their fascinating behaviors.  Yet, chick … Continue reading Get your own EGGS!!

Preparing to Homestead in 10 Steps

Photo by Pixabay on Homestead is a fancy word for a home. A dwelling with its land and buildings, where family makes it a home. A settlement. An acquired place to raise our family. Recently, the term “homestead” has been sweeping over the self sufficient crowd. Honing in on classifying a group of “farmers” … Continue reading Preparing to Homestead in 10 Steps

Mail Order Chicks!

We love our local feed mill and purchase chicks through them almost yearly. Chicks are healthy, strong and beautiful! However, we wanted a few specific breeds because to be honest, I LOVE them! I am addicted to all those cute pesky birds and would love a few of many different kinds. So where can you … Continue reading Mail Order Chicks!

Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide!

Photo by Dawood Javed on Raising chickens is by far one of the easiest and most inexpensive hobbies one could acquire. In doing so, you would be providing a long lasting benefit of bug eaters, compost producers and edible eggs. (Or as my boys tactfully say- fresh butt nuggets AKA eggs.) Rasining chickens is … Continue reading Keeping Chickens: A Beginners Guide!

Eggs, eggs, eggs…

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on As a tribute to the girls, February is Chicken sensation and creation month! LOL. In actuality, June 3rd is national egg day and July 6th is national chicken day. Photo by Nicholas Githiri on However, right around this time of year, chickens around the world begin to pick … Continue reading Eggs, eggs, eggs…