9/22/20 9:30 am Sold out of Barred Rocks, ISA Browns and Rhode Island Reds. Still have some Easter Eggers, Black Australorps, Buff Orpingtons, and Light Brahmas, These will ship on Monday 10/5/20 and local pickup will also be Monday 10/5/20.
In Part 2 we talked about flock size and the water needs of chicks, now we finish looking at meeting the nutritional needs of the chickens. Now let's look at the other nutritional requirements. First. Chickens are omnivores, they like a variety of feed. When they are foraging, they are happy. When they are full, they stop. [...]
In Part 1 we talked about the importance of the soil, now we dig deeper into using the birds to improve the soil and meeting the nutritional needs of the chickens. After the animal impact we no longer have a sterile hard pan field, we are able to grow a very diverse cover crop to [...]
2017 Homestead Heritage Fair Introduction to Sustainable Poultry At one of my Sustainable Poultry talks at the Homestead Heritage Fair, the pictures were not showing. Here is the talk with the pictures in place. Once you've begun to raise poultry, another important question is how to raise them more sustainably. This brings up questions like: [...]