how to peel farm fresh hard boiled eggs
chick hatching: hands-on fun for kids and families --> SUPER time of the year to try this with your family! we LOVED it.
High heat is dangerous for chickens- heat stroke, heat stress and death can result when a chicken is overheated.
Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties.
Quail Eggs: A small space solution for urban homesteaders.
Chick Care :: Five Little Homesteaders
To encourage your chickens to drink in hot weather fill a dish with ice water & dump in black oil sunflower seeds. They drink as they go for the seed.
The 7 Deadly Sins of Feeding Chickens