Do Ducks Make Good Pets?

Do Ducks Make Good Pets?

Ducks can make very good pets as long as you understand a couple of important things about them. First of all, ducks do not really like to be picked up in general. Over the years, I’ve known a few individuals…

How do I raise my flock organically?

How do I raise my flock organically?

A flock of chickens raised in a backyard or an a small farm will produce wonderful, fresh, and super-flavorful eggs. The eggs will also be very nutritious and healthful – especially compared to supermarket eggs, as chickens raised in healthy…

Integrating new flock members into existing flock

Integrating new flock members into existing flock

Chickens are social beings with a strong social hierarchy. This means that within each flock, there are a few ‘alpha’ or leader’ birds, and a group of birds that act more as ‘followers.’ Many flocks also include roosters, which have…

Eggscellent Eggs!

Eggscellent Eggs!

When produced in your backyard, eggs are a perfectly balanced and super healthy food! One of the reasons I started raising hens was because I couldn’t find the eggs I wanted in the grocery store. I remembered eggs from my great-grandmother’s…

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