Are you concerned that your flock’s eggs might contain Salmonella? I sought expert sources for safety guidelines and facts about farm vs. store-bought eggs.
The manure lagoons flooded by Hurricane Florence show that pigs produce a lot of waste. Managing manure correctly on small farms is key to protecting waterways and gaining valuable fertilizer.
Chicken-keepers can mitigate the cost of feed only so much. The real savings are in efficiencies we can employ in the feeding process.
In part two of this three-part series, we look past buying chicks. Here are the basics on how to incubate and hatch eggs to start or expand your flock.
Do you wonder whether your breakfast egg could have developed into a chick? Here are ways to distinguish between fertilized and non-fertilized eggs.
Preparing properly before bringing goats home can help the new animals settle in and ease the transition from an empty pasture to a happy herd.
Incubators were all the rage in the early 20th century, but plenty of advice also existed on incubation and hatching via broodies.
Keeping poultry opens your eyes to a world most fowl: rubber chickens on bicycles and in recycle bins, chicken sculptures and costumes at Scandinavian castles, and poultry yard art in the American Midwest.