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May 2015

Can You Avoid Avian Flu Losses by Raising Ducks? Or Make Them Worse?

Are Ducks the Answer to Avian Flu? With continuing outbreaks of avian flu wiping out massive¬†numbers of chickens and turkeys in the …

Saving Milkweed for the Monarchs

Responsible Foraging & Wildlife Habitat I decided to start saving milkweed for the Monarchs. I like foraging for wild edibles, but I …

Avian Flu, The Price of Eggs, & Raising Your Own Hens

This article was reprinted on Honey Colony. Will Avian Flu Lead to the End of Cheap Eggs? I stopped looking at the …

Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Chickens? _The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Is There Such a Thing as Too Many Chickens?

  Do You Have Too Many Chickens? Almost anyone who keeps chickens will tell you that they can be addicting. You start …

Black Cayuga Ducks

The Case of the Mystery Ducks

Wait a Minute…These Aren’t Khaki Campbells! I ordered 5 Khaki Campbell ducklings through our local farm supply store and they arrived in …

Rhubarb ‘Potluck Pie’

Rhubarb Season has Arrived! And who doesn’t love a yummy rhubarb pie?! Here’s an easy ‘potluck pie’ that’s large enough to share, …

Garden Grunge

  You might be interested in reading my post How to Care for Newly Planted Beds. Spring Gardening & Grungy Fingernails No, …