There are plenty of lists of toxic and unsafe plants for chickens, but it is very hard to find plant options that can be used in your chicken area. I have compiled a list of plants that are deemed chicken-safe. The following plants are appropriate and worry-free for the areas chickens roam. The list tells you the zone said plant grows in as well as if the plant is an annual or perennial.
Summer, along with its oppressive heat and humidity, has arrived. Some of the best stuff on the homestead happens in summer (like the arrival of ducklings and a garden that’s starting to produce), but summer comes with struggles as well. Get summer tips for the garden, your livestock, and even tips for staying cool while you cook.
I don’t know about you, but I love the taste of sourdough. The crisp crust with tangy interior. Yum! I still haven’t managed to master making sourdough breads, but these fabulous recipes certainly have me inspired to try a bit harder. Maybe dealing with starter isn’t as difficult as I thought. It certainly seems worth the effort (as so many good things are).
Litter box material for angoras needs to accomplish a few things. It needs to be super absorbent. It needs to…
This triple chocolate brownie recipe works up really fast. 30 minutes tops! It’s really no harder than box mix, but…
Sand is the answer to an obsessive person’s dreams. Close your eyes and imagine: Beautifully manicured chicken feet, zen garden furrows in the ground, everything staying in it’s place instead of blowing around whenever a wing is flapped. Imagine walking in and smelling… nothing. Sand, my dear readers, is the answer.