Predators 101

Predators 101

Predators 101 If one thing has made me cry more than anything else in my 20 years of being a homesteader it has been the sight of my favorite chicken’s feathers in a pile on the grass. Was it a raccoon? A fox? Neighbors dog? Or maybe it was a Weasel? Determining the...
Your Chickens Deserve a Treat!

Your Chickens Deserve a Treat!

Your Chickens Deserve a Treat!  Chickens deserve a treat too! Curious about adding different treats to your flock’s diet? I have chosen what I call, my top 10 go-to treats, for adding to my chickens’ diet. These recipes are packed full of protein and various nutrients...
What Duck Breed is Best for You?

What Duck Breed is Best for You?

What Duck Breed Is Best For You? Hi, I am Manda, and I am a part of the Meyer Hatchery Remote Customer Service team. One question I am asked frequently is, “What breed of duck would work best for me?”  It is a very good question! Today I want to take you through some...
Raising Guineas

Raising Guineas

Raising Guineas Guinea fowl are some of the most quirky backyard birds you can own. Guineas make excellent bug and snake control and will sound an alarm for your flock when there is danger. They are also super entertaining to watch, especially in the spring when the...