Backyard flocks might not fly with the seasons, yet their wild instincts play an important role in social bonds and creating a collaborative community.
I commonly answer questions about keeping chickens, ducks and other poultry, but these two left me stumped. So I asked an expert.
Chicks and ducklings are adorable together, but they pose dangers to one another until they’re older. See why it’s best to raise them separately.
At farmers markets and CSAs, duck eggs are uncommon compared with chicken eggs. Here are reasons to take advantage of that opening, for sales as well as your garden.
You don’t have to be a rancher to have a great herd of livestock on your hobby farm. Many terrific breeds are great for small acreage.
Many of these heritage poultry breeds date back to early America, when farmers needed birds that were cold-hardy and good for eggs as well as meat.