What to Start With When Planning a Homestead…

It is so exciting to envision yourself in a homestead where you are self sufficient and providing the best food for you and your family.  However, it’s very easy to get carried away and take on too much all at once. Here is a list of a few things for you to think about when […]

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Selecting the Right Backyard Chickens

In general hens usually start laying eggs at around 6 months.  Heavy weight breeds such as Plymouth Rocks can start laying eggs a bit later.  Light weight breeds such as Austrlorps may start sooner. Egg production usually slows down during the winter and usually after the 2 year mark egg productions slows down in general. […]

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