Category: Animals

35 Essential Chicken Terms You Need To Know

35 Essential Chicken Terms You Need To Know

If you’re like me and just getting started in your chicken loving adventures, it’s important to know some essential chicken terms. Before we walk the walk, we need to learn how to talk the talk. Here are the top 35 essential chicken terms you need to know to get started: 1.Bantam A petite breed, about […]

12 Uses For Wood Ash Around the Homestead

12 Uses For Wood Ash Around the Homestead

Throughout the Winter, and into the Spring, if you have a wood burning fireplace, you have to clear out the ash to make room for new wood. If you’re anything like me, however, you know things on the Homestead often have multiple purposes. What’s the old saying? Reduce, Reuse, Recycle? Finding a second life for […]

Top 12 Heritage Chicken Breeds

Top 12 Heritage Chicken Breeds

What is a Heritage Chicken? A heritage chicken is one that is bred from a line that existed prior to the mid-20th century. The American Poultry Association keeps a close eye on breeding. According to the APA, a heritage chicken is only one that is hatched from a heritage chicken that is sired by an […]