Brown Eggs
Can You Dye Brown Eggs?
By Erin Huffstetler | 03/16/2018 | No Comments
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If you raise chickens that lay brown eggs, or you’re in the habit of buying brown eggs from the grocery store, you may be wondering if you need to buy a carton of white eggs to dye Easter eggs….

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DIY Water Heater for Chickens (and Other Pets)
By Erin Huffstetler | 01/12/2017 | 1 Comment
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Have chickens, rabbits, dogs or other outdoor animals, and looking for a way to keep their water from freezing? Here’s how to build a simple hot water heater out of an old lamp and a cookie tin….

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Egg Laid without Shell
Why Hens Sometimes Lay Shell-less Eggs
By Erin Huffstetler | 08/17/2016 | 5 Comments
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Last week my husband went out to the coop to collect eggs, and he was met with a surprise: a shell-less egg. It looked just like all of the other eggs, so he didn’t notice anything was off,…

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Bets the Hen
Meet Bets
By Erin Huffstetler | 06/15/2016 | 4 Comments
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This is Bets. She’s the newest addition to our flock. She came to live with us last Saturday….

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How to Care for Chickens in the Winter
The Scoop on Molting
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/20/2014 | No Comments
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We have things we do to get our chickens ready for winter, and so do they.
Now that the days are getting shorter, they’re busy molting, so they’ll have a fresh set of feathers to help them stay warm….

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