Tag: Chickens

Trials and Travails of a New Homesteader

My three boys and I are all settled in now, trying out…

Kelly Ramos Kelly Ramos

Barnyard Basics of Animal Aid — Animal First Aid

Trust your gut when it comes to your animals and their health. …

Catherine Lugo Catherine Lugo

How a Blizzard and a Cow Fed Grandpa’s Family

My dad grew up in a big family, with eight kids.  He…

Gail Jackson Gail Jackson

Homestead Besieged!

Modern homesteading is difficult.  Rabbits love tender garden sprouts; every wild thing…

Betty Taylor Betty Taylor

Marketing Homestead Products

At one time or another, nearly all homesteaders desire to make their…

Regina Anneler Regina Anneler

The How and Why of Free-range Chickens

If you have purchased eggs from a retailer recently, then you know…

Regina Anneler Regina Anneler

Keep More Cash in Your Wallet by Bartering

During the economic recession in the early ‘70s, I was a stay-at-home…

Jo Ann Abell Jo Ann Abell

Processing Poultry: City Folk Learn to Dispatch and Dress Chickens

A Portlander guy walks into a butcher shop, tells the man behind…

David Von Kroug David Von Kroug

Feeding Your Chickens: Lower Costs and Improve Management

Over the course of time, even the humblest beginnings in flock-raising can…

Armani Tavares Armani Tavares

Garden Season Extenders and Cold-Weather Husbandry

It may seem strange to think about cold weather when it is…

Jenny Flores Jenny Flores

Homesteading vs. Smallholding: Observations from Both Sides of the Pond

I am here to tell you about how homesteading in the United…

Katy Runacres Katy Runacres

Homesteading for Retirement

In readying for retirement, the world changed. As a result, we redirected…

Brenda Curkendall Brenda Curkendall