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7 Black Chicken Breeds For Your Homestead

In addition to their striking looks, however, adding black chicken breeds to your free-ranging flock can actually protect you from hawks! Raising chickens in your own backyard can be both fun and challenging, especially if you are looking for more breeds to add to your chicken coop to expand your flock. Checking for different breeds …

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What To Feed Baby Chickens After Hatching

If you have baby chicks you may be wondering what to feed baby chickens after hatching. Caring for newborn kids is fun and risky—so is caring for newly hatched chicks. We’ve all been there—studied the cycle of eggs before they hatch. But, what happens when they hatch? How do you take care of them? Below …

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5 Breeds of Chickens That Lay White Eggs

I love having a variety of colors in my backyard chicken eggs, and that means white as well! In this post I’ll cover 5 breeds of chickens that lay white eggs. Traditionally the eggs found in the grocery store were always white. The modern egg producers use hybrid White Leghorns or sex-linked hybrids that lay …

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13 Creative Ways to Save Money on Chicken Feed

Backyard chickens have become increasingly popular for both homesteaders and urban hobby farmers. In this post we’ll go over 13 creative ways to save money on chicken feed. Backyard chickens provide eggs, meat, bug control, and are simply just fun to watch! They are tiny dinosaurs with wings! However, organic poultry crumbles can sell for …

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