Homesteading and self-reliance is one of the hottest trends out there, even reaching to the urban farm movement. While the average homeowner may not be able to swing a fully self-sufficient homestead in their suburban backyard, you can make the … Continue reading
Black Friday… means nothing to me. I hate fighting crowds, waiting in line, and most of all TRAFFIC. I will wait my usual week before Christmas to shop, and maybe, just maybe, I’ll decorate the house a tiny bit for … Continue reading
Is keeping backyard chickens cost effective? How much time in caring for them is involved? These are valid questions, and certainly something you should prepare yourself before you buy those cute little chicks at the feed store. Chicks are tiny … Continue reading
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Pouring rain, in the 50′s, and I have 10 week old Silkie chicks who haven’t figured out their shelter is the comfort zone. I know in time they’ll all march into their raised dog house filled with hay every night … Continue reading
Heavy rain is in the forecast starting today at 4pm and is predicted to last through Saturday. This will be the first rain my just over two month old Silkie chicks have ever seen. They’re still not going into their … Continue reading