Spring weather can be very unpredictable, so when springtime cold weather hits, protect your chickens and other poultry from the frosty effects.
Though bedding material used in chicken coops may vary by geography and availability, the purpose of providing bedding remains the same: to manage waste and to provide a soft place for chickens to lay eggs.
If you've got some hens and at least one rooster, you may consider hatching your own eggs with an incubator. Here's a look at some popular models.
Hobby farmer Sara Easley tells us how a collection of Nigerian dwarf goats keep things endlessly entertaining at her homestead.