Indian Runner Duck Breed: Everything You Need To Know

indian river duck

Indian Runner ducks boast one of the most distinctive body styles in the entire duck world. Members of this breed actually look a lot more like penguins or feathered bowling pins at first glance than either domesticated or wild ducks. But, unlike penguins, they do not waddle and can actually run rather quickly. When Indian […]

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6 Beautiful Walk-in Chicken Coops

walk in chicken coop

Whether you are a new chicken owner, or a long-time lover, one of the most important aspects of keeping a healthy happy flock is their housing. Walk-in chicken coops fit the bill because they are easy to clean, accessible, and allow for chickens to have enough elbow room to stretch and grow. When looking for […]

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Swedish Flower Hen: Complete Breed Profile

Swedish flower chicken

A hen with such a pretty-sounding name has to be unique – and the Swedish Flower Hens (Skånsk Blommehöna) is certainly that. The name translates as ‘Skane Bloom-hen’; very appropriate since the feathers remind you of flowers. It was relatively unknown outside of its’ native land of Sweden until 2010, when a few were imported […]

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Starting Seeds Indoors

starting seeds

Starting seeds is the perfect way to cultivate a lively and full garden of your own. It all begins with one tiny seed. Have you ever wanted to plant your garden and grow your food but don’t know where to start? Has it been a dream to produce your fruits, vegetables, or other flora? What […]

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Top Parrot Species – Meet the Most Amazing Birds Ever

Top Parrot Species

There are over 350 parrot species in the world that still exist today. And if you’re looking for a parrot pet, that can be a handful of choices! So, today, we’re listing the top parrot species based on looks, intelligence, and size that you can choose from.  We’re going to go through the most: colorful […]

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How To Deal With A Loud Rooster

If you’re lucky enough to live in an area where you can have roosters, you probably won’t think twice about the rampant crowing. You wouldn’t be wrong, either! Most areas that are very rural or zoned agricultural are pretty rooster-friendly. So, how to deal with a loud rooster would never be an issue Though there […]

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How To Sex A Duck

How To Sex A Duck

You have finally researched why you should have ducks but now need help sexing them. Sexing ducks or even young ducklings is possible using a variety of simple to complex techniques. Depending upon the method you choose and your skillset, sexing of chickens can occur when they are merely days old. Once you discover what physical […]

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Top 10 Mistakes People Make Raising Chickens

Mistakes raising chickens

Being a new chicken owner is fun and exciting, and it is easy to become enamored with chickens and their adorable antics. Generally speaking, chickens are hearty little creatures that often take great care of themselves. But mistakes are made, and here are my top 10 mistakes people make raising chickens. Had I known what […]

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Why Using Chicken Tractors Makes My Chickens Lay More Eggs

Why Using Chicken Tractors Makes My Chickens Lay More Eggs Blog Cover

In an ideal world, we would let our chickens free-range all year round, and we’re sure they would appreciate us for this. However, what do you do during the winter, when predators such as foxes are desperate and risk an attack during the daytime? The answer is chicken tractors. You could keep your chickens in […]

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Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

gardening for beginners

If you’re new to gardening, you might be wondering how exactly to get started. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy. Here’s what you need to know about gardening for beginners. There are countless benefits of vegetable gardening. Not only will you get great exercise and plenty of fresh air, but you’ll be amazed by the quality and […]

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