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Ordering Chicks Online

Ok folks, spring is getting a little closer. Some of you already live in a milder climate but it’s still too early for even local feed stores to be offering baby chicks. I know in our area, typically around April is when the little…

It's Been a Whirlwind of Sorts

Hi Homestead Fans, as the title implies, it’s been a bit of a whirlwind for us lately. We had traveled to Jersey for my daughters wedding (which was beautiful), spent the week in NJ visiting with some friends of mine and the wedding festivities….

Green Eggs and Ham….Yes!

One egg Two egg, green egg blue egg….You know about the white eggs and of course brown eggs…but then there’s all those other shades and tints of brown…and then there’s those pretty blue and green eggs. Well we all know chocolate milk comes from…

Chickens Don't Need Heat

Many posts back I mentioned chickens and heat in the winter months. With super cold conditions pretty much all over the country, I see social media questions about heating coops along with hearing friends talk about heat in their coops. I feel it bears…

So What’s Been Going On

I know, I know, it’s been a little while since I’ve posted and it’s all for good reason(s). A lot has been going on around the homestead and of course like all of us, well life takes over sometimes. My daughter is getting married…

Let’s Talk About Ventilation In the Coop

     Ventilation, let’s talk about it and the importance it plays on chicken health.      With the colder weather approaching many of us, it’s time to start thinking about winterizing our coops. If you’re a new chicken parent and this is your…

Perfect Moments

     Well it’s no secret that fall is definitely here for us! The last few weeks have been a bit hectic but in a fun way.  With a few days of getting ready prior to going deer hunting and then being away at deer…

Talk About Ruffled Feathers

Pumpkin Spice Lattés, changing leaves and chickens molting

Perfect Moments from the Homestead

     Good day Homestead fans,      I have always wanted my blogs to be real and down to earth.  There is no sugar coating why I’ve been a little absent lately, my sweet father in law passed away and we’ve all been…

Perfect Moments

       Hi Homestead fans,      It’s hard to believe that we’re approaching the Labor Day weekend already….I guess I say this every year, how fast summer goes.  Funny, as a kid I remember summer vacation feeling like it was forever, well…