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Caption this Photo!

Come up with a caption for this photo below of our dog Moose! Let those creative juices flow and put your ideas in the comments section below. We love seeing your ideas, so don’t disappoint. Don’t forget to share and comment below! Thanks friends…

Co-parenting baby chicks: What to do and not to do

Congrats! You are now a member of the chick mommy club. Now, you may be a single parent or you may be raising these little chicks alongside a hen. I am going to help you with some tips and tricks of how to do the later. Co-parenting is achievable!  Read on to find out how. If you notice that one of your hens has gone broody, you have the choice to let her remain…

Caption this Easter Photo!

Just a little something to put a smile on your face for Easter.  Come up with a unique caption for this photo and put it in the comments below! Let’s have some fun with this! Can be cute, funny, imaginative or inspiring. Look for more caption photos soon. You never know what the photo will be, so stay tuned! Hoppy Easter! Meet Frizzle Fluff, my son’s new bunny! and one of…

DIY Emergency Chick Feed

  Life happens. One day you might find yourself in an awkward predicament such as this. You have six baby chicks and have ran out of chick feed. The feed store is closed because is it Sunday. They honor the Sabbath day as much as you do. Your next option you find out, is currently out of all the bags of chick feed. Last choice is driving to a nearby town and getting it from…

From Coop to Carton: Egg Handling and Care

First, I would like to congratulate you on raising healthy chickens, ducks, or other fowl.  If you are reading this post, your flock is now laying eggs and providing you with a wonderful source of protein and food. I have the utmost sense of pride when my kids or myself go out to our chicken and duck coops, look in the nesting boxes and see beautiful eggs. I am a proud Chicken mommy. Knowing that…