It turns out that a lot what authors advocated in the early 20th century, when many Americans kept backyard chickens, still holds true today.
Incubators were all the rage in the early 20th century, but plenty of advice also existed on incubation and hatching via broodies.
The author, famous more than 100 years ago, gave advice on keeping chickens that remains relevant today.
You donâ€™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.
Holistic home remedies can prevent problems as well as help minor injuries and treat symptoms, providing a comforting supplement to veterinary care.
Homeopathy is an alternative technique involving plant, mineral or animal extracts diluted with water that help keep your flock healthy.
Ancient remedies, such as lavender oil, rose oil and frankincense, can clean henhouse equipment and also treat certain skin irritations and injuries.