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Baby Chicks and Cold Weather
Our chicks are devouring their food, gulping their water, and doubling in size after the first week. In another 19 weeks, they'll be laying eggs.
Bird Flu Here to Stay; High Egg Prices, too
Experts tell us bird flu has evolved and is spreading more rapidly to more species of wild birds which leads to more infections in domestic chickens.
How to Avoid Chicken Feed Problems
Are your chickens laying normally this winter? Some are blaming a lack of eggs on Tractor Supply. Here's what to do if your egg production is down.
Getting the Beehives Ready for Winter
Here are the details on how we insulate and wrap our hives to give our bees an added chance to survive the winter, plus a farm inflation report.
Fall Activities on the Homestead
With a hard freeze expected this coming week, we have to wrap up our pre-winter preps on the homestead, but it isn't all work and no play.
Bird Flu Explodes Across California
he Bird Flu has reached California and is spreading south as wild bird migrate southward. Millions of poultry have been euthanized.
Will Raising Chickens Make you Self-Sufficient?
Will chickens make you self-sufficient? No, but chickens are a step towards reducing your dependency on big food.
Raising Chickens in Just 10 Minutes per Day
How-to information for newbies plus tips and techniques to make raising chickens and getting fresh eggs quick and easy.
Homesteading Activities Kick into High Gear
As our last frost date is behind us and temperatures rise, we "spring" into full speed, as do our bees and the plants in our garden beds.
Are you Prepping in Small Steps or Big?
Whether you prep slowly, a little at a time, or in big batches doesn't matter as much as being prepared when the SHTF. Here's what I did this week.