First-generation farmer Dayna Geraghty of Geraghty’s Microfarm offers words of advice and encouragement for taking the homesteading plunge.
When bringing home new chickens, it’s important to keep birds separate for a time period. Here are the whys and hows of setting up a quarantine coop.
This DIY feeder, constructed of hardware-store materials, provides birds on-demand feed while keeping uninvited diners out—like a chicken vending machine!
Michigan’s Barn Sanctuary, a rescue farm in Chelsea (and star of the upcoming “Saved by the Barn”), gives animals in need a second chance.
Ducks make excellent additions to small farms, so long as you get the right duck breed for your needs. Here are some common ducks and their best uses.
You love your chickens and just keep adding to your flock. It’s natural, but what to do with all those eggs? Answer: Start selling eggs at market.