Tuesday we were quiet out of respect of all the lives lost on 9/11. Yesterday and today we have been busy catching up on lots of stuff due to the rain and damages that it caused. We are very sorry for this and letting the blog go due to these circumstances. We will be right… Continue reading We have been busy
Ducks are so much fun and a she new adventure that we tried on our homestead this year. They are turning out to be a success and lots of fun to watch! Rainy weather is perfect for the ducks who absolutely love the rain. They love being wet all the time except when they need… Continue reading Ducks
Mint is good for humans and chickens! Read this blog for all things mint!
Chickens love the produce that they receive during the summer months. From the fresh cucumbers, to the tomatoes, peppers, green beans, and even the sunflowers. There is so many advantages to everything that we grow that we always grow enough for our chickens as well! No food goes wasted on our homestead. What isn’t sold,… Continue reading Produce for Chickens
5 Fun Facts: 1. Fresh eggs are harder to peel than eggs that are older. 2. Can’t remember if an egg is fresh or hard boiled? Just spin the egg. If it wobbles, its raw. If it spins easily, it’s hard boiled. 3. The average person eats approximately 250 eggs per year. 4. The average… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday August 17
Read about the frozen treats that our chickens enjoy during these hot summer months.
5 Fun Facts: 1. Eggs contain choline which is necessary for healthy cell membranes in the body. Choline stimulates brain development and function and helps preserving memory. 2. An egg shell has as many as 17,000 pores over its surface 3. A whole egg is about 3 tablespoons worth of liquid, the egg yolk measures… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday August 3
5 Fun Facts: 1. Eggs are good for your eyes because they contain lutein, which helps prevent age-related cataracts and muscle degeneration. 2. Egg yolks are one of the few foods that naturally contain Vitamin D. 3. Protein in an egg is equal to the protein in one ounce of meat, chicken or fish, according… Continue reading Fun Fact Friday July 27
Read the answer to the famous question of why are farm eggs brown and store eggs white?
Read about what produce is currently available in the farm stand.