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Sick or Injured Chick Infographic - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

Sick or Injured Chick – An Infographic

For complete instructions on caring for a sick or injured chick, please read How to Care for a Sick Chick. This site …

How to Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs - The Self Sufficient HomeAcre

How to Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs

  Can You Sell Your Farm Fresh Eggs? Selling fresh eggs from your laying hens is the quintessential homestead dream. All you …

The Ultimate Homemade Chicken Coop Guide

  The Ultimate Homemade Chicken Coop Guide Guest Post by Claire, creator of The Happy Chicken Coop Spring is nearly here and …

Too Many Duck Eggs!

Too Many Duck Eggs! It’s either feast or famine around here. Until recently I had NO duck eggs. However my four young …

Hatching Ducklings in Autumn

Coming Soon – Autumn Ducklings! You might think I’m a bit crazy for hatching ducklings (or chicks) in the fall. Why would …

Black Cayuga Duck Egg

  My First Black Cayuga Duck Egg! I’ve been waiting, rather impatiently, for our Black Cayuga duck hen to lay her first …

Keeping Ducks on the Homestead

Homestead Ducks Ducks are a great addition to the small homestead. They provide eggs and meat, and pest control too! Their meat …

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 …