Why Are My Birds Losing Feathers?

Why Are My Birds Losing Feathers?

There are four common reasons why your chickens may be losing or missing feathers. Some chickens molt more gracefully than others – I hardly notice some of my hens are molting while others look terrible! If your chickens are molting…

raising quail

Raising Quail – Alternative Small Space Production

Alternative farming enterprises and especially those that fit into small scale farms and homesteads are gaining lots of interest lately. Raising quail is one such enterprise that is becoming more and more popular. And there is a good reason for…

Washing and Refrigerating Eggs - is it necessary for your own eggs?

Washing and Refrigerating Eggs – is it necessary for your own eggs?

According to egg sales regulations in this country, eggs have to be kept refrigerated at or below 45 degrees F. If you are in the business of selling your eggs, you should legally abide by this rule. Your state’s Agriculture…

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