Best Birds To Have On Your Self Sufficient Homestead When The SHTF
When you think of homesteads and farms the first birds that come to mind are chickens. That is just from tradition. You think of them because they are bar far the most popular meat bird on the market and the most popular layer, as well.
Chicken Coop Disinfectant Recipe - orange peels steeped in vinegar for a month, then put in a spray bottle. My all-natural store-bought poultry protector smells like that, no wonder. Making my own would be much less expensive. It is sprayed inside the coop when I clean it to discourage mites, fleas, bugs, etc.
I am constantly tempted to feed our chickens table scraps. I hate throwing things in the trash, so it seems logical to me that I can divert some of our half-eaten meals to the ladies in the backyard. However, I can never remember what is on the "no" list. Since I can't remember, they wind…
Do You Have to Refrigerate Eggs? • The Prairie Homestead
No. And yes. How’s that for an answer? I sometimes wonder what people think when they walk into my kitchen and see a big bowl of farm fresh eggs sitting on my counter. We are so conditioned to the notion that you MUST refrigerate eggs, I’m imagine some guests likely think we’re trying to kill ourselves with […]