chicken keeping

Conventially Raised Chicken vs. Organically Raised Chickens- a little discussion

I sent my meat birds into the butcher a couple of weeks ago. Thank goodness.. That was a tough run, to be honest. Problems galore!! It was so cold for so long. A hazard here in Wisconsin that sometimes you just have to roll with. Then add in quite a bit of rain, and I… Continue reading Conventially Raised Chicken vs. Organically Raised Chickens- a little discussion

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chicken keeping

Chickens and Turkeys…

Chickens,, They are funny creatures. I have one that is in a nest box. Any nest box really. She thinks she is sitting on eggs, and sometimes she is. But she moves from box to box laying on whatever eggs are there. She gets crabby and bites at whoever comes near so I have been… Continue reading Chickens and Turkeys…

chicken keeping · Homesteading

Flooded…. Homesteading Heartbreaks.

I read a post recently by Kira King at "The Homestead Kings" about how Homesteading/farming isn't for everybody. I agreed with her quite wholeheartedly because... well animals die. Crops die. A lot of hard work gets wiped out in a moment. It's not an easy life. And it's easy to get hard hearted about it… Continue reading Flooded…. Homesteading Heartbreaks.