Chickens are natural pest controllers. If you already have them for meat or eggs, why not let them pull double duty and help eliminate bugs?
Before jumping in and buying animals for your homestead, consider the pros and cons of the different types and breeds.
Try using a yearly planner to help you juggle and schedule all of the things that need to be done around your homestead.
It’s good to get away from the homestead occasionally and allowing you and your family time to rest and relax is essential.
When planning for a chicken flock, it is essential to consider their housing and feeding requirements.