Homestead Update: Deep-Cleaning the Chicken Coop
From grimy to glamorous! We inherited a messy, poop-filled coop at our new homestead. Come see how we refreshed and deep-cleaned the chicken coop while addressing concerns for biosecurity, parasites, predators and more.
How to Make Blown Egg Ornaments
Follow this step-by-step tutorial to make blown egg ornaments. This is a fun holiday craft project, and super special way to keep eggs from your favorite chickens to cherish for years to come. Or, use local eggs and add a little…
Chickens Eating Eggs? 9 Ways to Prevent or Stop It
Once a chicken starts eating eggs, it can be a very bad and difficult habit to break! Egg-eating can happen out of boredom, but could also be a sign of a nutritional deficiency. Come learn 9 ways to prevent or stop…
How to Ferment Chicken Feed for Better Hen Health & Eggs
Fermenting chicken feed is an easy and inexpensive way to improve the nutritional value of your chickens food, leading to overall better health - and quality of eggs! It takes very little supplies and time to do. Come learn how!
How to Store & Wash Fresh Eggs: Best Practices for Backyard Chicken Eggs
What is the best way to store fresh eggs? Do you have to wash backyard chicken eggs? Do fresh eggs need to be refrigerated? How long are eggs good for? This article will answer all of those questions - and more!…
Tangy Beet Pickled Eggs Recipe (with Fresh Beets)
Please enjoy our recipe for easy homemade beet pickled eggs. They are tangy, savory, just a tad sweet, and as spicy as you want to make them! In addition to being delicious and healthy, beet pickled eggs are downright gorgeous. Naturally…
When Do Chickens Start Laying Eggs? 5 Tell-Tale Signs It’s Soon!
Waiting for those first few fresh eggs from your backyard chickens can feel like eternity! But don't worry, they're well worth the wait. Come learn when chickens usually start laying eggs, and 5 tell-tale signs that eggs are on the way!
10 Ways to Keep Chickens Cool During Hot Summer Weather or Heat Waves
Did you know that extreme heat is more life-threatening to chickens than cold conditions? Thankfully, there are many simple ways to keep chickens cool and safe during hot summer weather - including providing shade, water, and the right treats. Read along…