Category Archives: Chickens

Winterizing your Poultry House

(Pictures at bottom of the page) Hello Friends, today we are going to talk about Poultry, specifically today we will talk about winterizing your hen house and helping your chickens to be comfortable during the winter months. Chickens are resilient … Continue reading

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A Day Of Fundraising

A Day Of Fundraising Today I am taking a day off of chores other than the typical feeding and daily head counts or dogs, Goats, Ducks, Rabbits and Turkeys and I normally do that 3 – 4 times a day … Continue reading

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We are almost there! You can help us help them.

Good Afternoon! Allot of things have been finished this last month a volunteer crew came up last weekend to put up the new fence to give the goats another ½+ acres and increases their grazing area allowing us to cut … Continue reading

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Andre The Goat Veterinarian Update

Just because we haven’t been able to do any events at nursing homes or birthday parties for the disabled, handicapped and autistic kids doesn’t mean we quit feeding and taking care of the animals. 08/24/2020 we spent $140.00 in veterinary … Continue reading

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SEXING POULTRY

Sexing ducklings and even baby chickens and geese aren’t always a black and white issue, sometimes in different breeds you can tell by the shades of colors. One of the easiest ways to sex poultry is vent sexing, and with … Continue reading

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REAL SAVINGS IN FEED AND BEDDING (Cost Control)

We often learn cost cutting when it comes to animal care BUT there are good ways and bad ways and the bad ways can cost you money and break your back my hopes here is to save you money and … Continue reading

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