Quail, If You Can’t Have a Rooster, or Chickens At All

QUAIL FARMING FOR BEGINNERS at Amazon Disclaimer:   I have not read this book yet. Baby chicks are selling out nationwide, as are eating eggs from the grocery store.  I’d planned to start a new flock this spring, but the pandemic added a new urgency.  We only need one laying hen per person in the…

Plant a Garden, Raise Some Chicks

A few of my new baby chicks came home yesterday, Rhode Island Reds.  This picture was taken right after and they’re huddled together for warmth.  I did get the temperature right in the brooder, more on that later. It’s a scary time in the world right now, but I know my purpose.  I need to…

How I Survive Winter on the Cowboy Baby Homestead

Belle Calhoune’s Website Disclaimer:  The eBay links in this post are Affiliate Links.  I choose the best I can find, but it’s only my opinion.  I’m not responsible for the quality of product or service. The Cowboy Baby Homestead Sounds grand, doesn’t it?  ‘The Cowboy Baby Homestead’ conjures up images of riding the range with…

Summer Roundup 2019: A Quail Invasion & RV the Old West

Summer Update Oh, my goodness gracious, if you remember this past Spring I was gushing about all the wonderful backyard farming I would be doing. We have chickens, I would be getting rabbits and planting a garden.  Fa-la-la-skippedy-doo-dah! Backyard Building Projects at Storey Publishing So anyway I go out to the raised garden bed to…