Roosters A Plenty

by Magdalena Perks 0

  When I moved to this two-acre croft in Iowa, just outside Iowa City, I was pleased to become part of the management of a…

Surrogate Mother Hens

by Jenny Sanders 0

  The iconic image of a mother hen, clucking gently to a clutch of adorable chicks, following her all around.  This is the stuff of…

  Lately, I've been watching some of the goings-on as a handful of people have been setting themselves up to live in the country, many…

  The first livestock most new homesteaders bring home to the farm are chickens—and rightly so.  Here's how to start raising chickens from scratch. They’re small,…