In the right situations, farmers, sheep and land can all benefit from sheep grazing on cover crops. Some mixtures make for better forage than others.
Do you find eggs that are unusually large? Eggs with two yolks? Eggs with odd shells, thin shells or no shells? Our guide to irregular eggs will explain.
Chickens were the first livestock for this farmer and author who runs a six-acre farm in Jackson, New York, that also includes vegetables, bees and horses.
Your hens might be done laying for the season, but don’t pack your collection basket away just yet. Here are some alternative ways it can help you.
With this chicken run, you can allow your birds to free-range for part of the day while being safe from predators. It’s collapsible and easy to make.