My chicks are weak, cold, and lethargic. What now?

My chicks are weak, cold, and lethargic. What now?

Chicks are actually tough little things and can usually withstand the rigors of mail travel without any major issues in their first couple days after hatching. But if a postal delivery is delayed because of extreme weather or if temperatures…

Incubating Eggs

Incubating Eggs

Although nothing beats the magic of a mother hen incubating and hatching a clutch of eggs, the incubator can produce its own magical clutch of chicks without the risks of natural brooding. Around my farm, the placing of eggs in…

Raising Broilers in an Animal Welfare Approved Way

Raising Broilers in an Animal Welfare Approved Way

Animal Welfare Approved is one of the most strict humane certification labels in the USA. We decided to be certified through them for our farm because the rules and regulations of how chickens should be treated and raised most closely…

Chinese Napa Cabbage Salad with Turkey

Chinese Napa Cabbage Salad with Turkey

Looking for a unique use for your turkey leftovers? Try this fantastic recipe contributed┬áby Leslie Lawson of Kirksville, Missouri: When I create dishes, they are never usually dishes where there are exact measurements. Therefore, feel free to alter the recipe…

Wild Duck Care

Wild Duck Care

Wild Duck Care Wild ducks are a beautiful addition to the aviary. They can be exhibited at a poultry show. You can breed them and hatch your own ducklings. You can simply keep wild ducks for pleasure. What do I…

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