I actually found the picture with the chicken in the sweater online. After doing a little research, I found these patterns. Enjoy!
A Few Cold Weather Chicken Tips!
Caring for pet chickens is pretty easy! They have the same needs as most any other animal. Here are a few tips for everyday upkeep, as well as advise on winter care.
Deciphering the marketing labels on chicken meat
It seems like more and more labels are being used on food these days and are leaving consumers with only a vague sense of...
A Few Little Known Chicken Facts
A few little known chicken facts.
Goat Breeds – Which One Do I Choose?
I am going to be getting goats this summer, and trying to decide which breed is best for me. So I have been doing a bit of research, and thought this might be informative to others that are considering getting goats as well.
President Signs Food Safety Bill
Just in case anyone is CURIOUS here is the food safety bill in a nutshell
Pass It On
Happy 2011 everyone! As we begin a new year. let's not forget that we need to make sure our wonderful way of life is passed on to the next generation.
I learned about herbalist Juliette de Bairacli Levy in the summer of 2007 while taking Apollo Herbs’ Herbal Apprentice course in Lincoln, Rhode...
Farm Innovators – All Season 3 Gallon – Plastic Poultry Fountain
I was unsure about buying a product like this, electricity, straw, and water as a combination just don't seem to me as a good mix.
2010 In Review
2010 was a long year, 365 days to be exact! Although it seemed much, much longer to me. The beginning of the year, I did some planning, and made a lot of decisions.
Christmas On The Farm
Grandpa always wore faded old blue jeans, a long sleeved shirt, and a straw hat, but this icy, cold December day he added a big heavy coat, and gloves. "We're going to cut down a Christmas tree, get bundled up!" he said, as he went out the door, and a gush of frigid Southern Indiana air filled grandma's kitchen.
The Thanksgiving Dinner Is In The Bag!
Each year about this time, my mind drifts back to Thanksgiving dinners of the past. Stupendous ,joyful days filled with family, friends, and turkey!
I was very excited to get a delightful confirmation message this week. There was something that "clicked" inside when I read the invitation to...
Hung Out To Dry
Out the door she went and began hanging the freshly washed white cotton sheets on the line. They began to billow in the breeze like sails on a big sail boat.
What’s In A Word?
Rancher,farmer, homesteader, urban homesteader, backyard chicken enthusiast, gardner,agriculturalist, agronomist, breeder, clodhopper, cob, country person, cropper, cultivator, feeder, gardener, gleaner, grazer, grower, harvester, hired hand,horticulturist, laborer, peasant, planter, plower, producer,reaper, sharecropper, sower, tender, tiller.
Bee Die-Off Case Not Closed
Well, well, well. A follow up to the New York Times much emailed announcement that the bee die-off attributed to CCD has...
Win Solar Powered Watering Trough from Mother Earth News Sweepstakes
Save time and money with no costly electrical or fuel bills with this freeze-free water trough that is powered by the sun. ...
Win a Chicken Coop from Mother Earth News Sweepstakes
All-in-One Coop and Run! Valued up to $2,195! * Houses up to 6 Chickens * 3 nest...
Chicken: The Hidden Truth
Saving Animals Canada has just released a new video entitled Chicken: The Hidden Truth. The short video, which runs just under 10 minutes long, includes...
Colony Collapse Disorder – Finally Solved?
According to the New York Times, an unique partnership — of military scientists and entomologists — appears to have achieved a major breakthrough in...
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