Confessions From The Coop ~ August 22, 2018
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Confessions From The Coop ~ August 22, 2018

Duckling Update! This weekend, the ducklings took their first official swim (that was outside of their water bowl, at least). They took to it like….well….a duck in water, LOL! They had a ball, and also loved the shrimp I offered them. (That was a first for them, too!) It’s amazing that even though they’d never…

Brinsea Ovation 56 Advance Incubator Product Review
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Brinsea Ovation 56 Advance Incubator Product Review

*** For this review, the folks at Brinsea sent us their Brinsea Ovation 56 Advance Incubator with fully automatic egg turner and digital temperature and humidity control test run. Although we received the incubator for free, all the opinions in this article are true and accurate, and represent our own opinions. *** What we reviewed…

Confessions From The Coop (TM): Ducklings!
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Confessions From The Coop (TM): Ducklings!

This month so far has been a notable one – we have ducklings! Yep, we’ve been testing out a Brinsea incubator (read the review here) and we now have 10 beautiful ducklings of all shades! A couple were “shrink wrapped” (the humidity fell below 50% so we were keeping an eye on them) but hatched…

Lavender Springtime Treat Mix For Chickens & Ducks
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Lavender Springtime Treat Mix For Chickens & Ducks

It’s Tuesday treat time! Who doesn’t love lavender? I do, you do, and your hens sure do! This week’s treat is bursting with herbs and protein (which is the best combination, don’t you think?) and you can make it for only a few dollars. I thought I would change things up a bit this week…

How To Infuse Oil With Herbs For Traditional Home Remedies
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How To Infuse Oil With Herbs For Traditional Home Remedies

Wondering how to infuse oil with herbs? It’s really simple – and incredibly useful. For millennia, humans have used herbs for all kinds of things – health, cooking, for religious purposes, keeping livestock healthy, and more. So, it’s nothing new to infuse oil with herbs for your own purposes. And there’s a reason for our…