egg layers: selection and breeding

egg layers: selection and breeding

In the first part of this series we talked about general selection and culling information to use when breeding your chicken flock. In this second part we’ll be focusing on selecting the best egg layers for you. What Makes Good Egg Layers? Good egg layers are...
Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream is a real treat and so worth keeping a churn around for (affiliate link: I have this one). At our house we prefer custard-based ice creams because they are rich and creamy without the tendency to ice up as much as lower fat ice creams. In fact, I...

How To Cook With Goose Eggs

Goose eggs are a seasonal treat found only in the spring when geese start breeding. These jumbo eggs make a chicken, and even duck, egg look tiny. You can definitely eat the eggs as long as you have a big appetite, but they’re even better when shared. Learn how...

Beginner’s Guide to Geese

The cattle of the poultry world, geese need few inputs to raise and are one of the best choices for raising your own meat on limited pasture space. These big birds are mischievous, curious, and alert. They are extremely hardy and live primarily off of grass and weeds....