Farming, Homesteading, and Caring for Animals, Uncategorized

My Chickens are Losing Feathers and NOT Producing

Every year your chickens will lose their feathers in what is called a molt. This is normal as they need to replace old with new. More often than not, they will stop laying as well during the molt. During the molt, and while chickens aren't laying, they can lose weight which can lead to liver… Continue reading My Chickens are Losing Feathers and NOT Producing

Cleaning Tips, Essential Oil Education, Farming, Homesteading, and Caring for Animals

Cleaning Your Chicken’s Coop

No matter what your chicken coop looks like, how large or small, one thing all chicken owners have in common is the need to keep it clean. I'll be honest here, growing up, we didn't sterilize our chicken coop, I'm sure, ever. We cleaned it out, but didn't do much deep cleaning. People simply didn't… Continue reading Cleaning Your Chicken’s Coop

Essential Oil Education, Farming, Homesteading, and Caring for Animals

Animal Care on the Farm

Happy Monday! Monday's on Organizing Life's Skills, we will talk about Farming, Homesteading, and Animal Care. At this moment, we are looking to buy a farm, but my husband and I both grew up on farms and I will share some of our combined knowledge, along with things I've found online. Today, we're talking chickens.… Continue reading Animal Care on the Farm