Free Duck House Plans: We Built A Free Duck House In 1 Hour With Recycled Materials (And So Can You!)
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Free Duck House Plans: We Built A Free Duck House In 1 Hour With Recycled Materials (And So Can You!)

If you have ducks, they’ll need a place to live, right? That’s where our free duck house plans come in!   We added 4 new ducks to our farm this year: 2 Khaki Campbells and 2 Pekins. We even hit the jackpot and managed to get both a hen and a dake of each breed! Sometimes…

The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]
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The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]

Winter is well on its way…which means keeping your hens flush with water will get a little bit harder.   You can always use an electric water heater….but I know most of you don’t have electricity out to your coop.   In this podcast, we cover how to provide water when the mercury dips, as…

Keep Your Chicken’s Water From Freezing (Without Electricity)

Keep Your Chicken’s Water From Freezing (Without Electricity)

Let’s face it. It’s pretty hard to keep your chicken’s water from freezing without electricity in the winter.   When the cold arrives, I struggle to keep water from turning into a frozen block.   And without a water heater? Just that much more difficult.   I know many of you are worrying about how…

4 Types Of Poultry You Can Raise With Hens To Be More Self-Sufficient [Podcast]
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4 Types Of Poultry You Can Raise With Hens To Be More Self-Sufficient [Podcast]

I’m a big believer that if you have the space, raising more than one type of poultry will help you become more self-sufficient.   In addition to chickens, we also raise ducks, quail, and turkeys, and we’ve considered adding guineas and even an emu (although emus can jump well, and require high fencing, and since…