Learn How to Make a Self-Feeder for Poultry

Learn How to Make a Self-Feeder for Poultry

While there are many types of containers designed to feed chickens, here is a self-feeder that I have adapted that works well for my set up. I like it because it is efficient, keeps the food clean and allows the chickens to eat as much 

How Sweet it is Barn Lime for Your Coop

How Sweet it is Barn Lime for Your Coop

Silver Spangles Appenzeller Spitzhauben Flock Consider Barn Lime for your Coop Have you considered using barn lime in your coops? Also known as agricultural lime, ag lime, dairy lime. Barn lime is a phenomenal product that can be assist in lice and mite prevention in 

Avian Influenza Strikes Flock in Iowa 2022

Avian Influenza Strikes Flock in Iowa 2022

A single case of avian flu has been diagnosed in Council Bluffs Iowa region. If the disease moves west it could be a huge challenge for Nebraska poultry growers. Officials in Iowa substantiated the occurrence of this extremely transmissible disease, week of March 3rd, 2022, 

Best Way to Water Chickens

Best Way to Water Chickens

If you own chickens, you know how messy their water pans can get. They can take perfectly fresh water and turn it in to a pooy bacteria nightmare in a matter of minutes. Most of the traditional water pan system allow for chickens to drop 

Preventing Respiratory Illness with Poultry

Preventing Respiratory Illness with Poultry

Keeping chickens healthy in the winter, can be more challenging, than the greener times of summer, when they can munch on weeds and bugs, that naturally keeps them healthier. Closing chickens indoors for protection from the adverse weather can set up the right conditions for 

American Poultry Asociation

American Poultry Asociation

American Poultry Association originated back in 1873 and is one of the oldest livestock organizations in the United States today. They have established breed guidelines, that are used by poultry judges across the United States. Their Motto “to promote and protect the standard breed poultry industry 

Caring for a Sick Chicken

Caring for a Sick Chicken

Caring for a sick chicken is a challenge that all chicken keepers face at one time or another. Keeping poultry has its challenges and one of the biggest challenges can be, getting an ill chicken well. Early detection and prevention are your best friends in 

Salmon Faverolles

Salmon Faverolles

Salmon Faverolles Chickens were originated France for eggs and meat. Faverolles lay a slightly tinted egg and are great layers through the winter. Faverolles are very gentle and docile. They make great pets for children they can be affectionate and like people. We are breeding 

Order Chicks and Fertilized Hatching Eggs

Order Chicks and Fertilized Hatching Eggs

Taking orders for chicks and hatching eggs March thru June 2019 Standards: Salmon Faverolles, Ameraucanas, Russian Orloffs, Blue Splashed and Lavender Opringtons, Columbian Wyandottes, and Blue Laced Red Wyandottes. Bantams: D’uccles including Mille, Porcelain, and Gold Neck colors, and Belgian Quail d’Anver.