Category: The Flock

Learn about raising chickens, turkeys, ducks, incubating eggs, natural medicine, shelters, and other fun facts!

Yikes at those spikes!

Rooster Talons are totally no joke! No wonder Roo always left marks on me, geez! Needless to say, Roo’s time at the Crab Homestead has come To a close and his son, Prince Roo, has taken over as king:) This was Big Crab’s first… Continue Reading “Yikes at those spikes!”

Crazy Chicken Lady Indeed!

My friend sent me this picture via text the other day and I couldn’t help but laugh. I am pretty sure that feather in her hair is a chicken feather lol…and what made it funnier is that I actually do that if I find… Continue Reading “Crazy Chicken Lady Indeed!”

Homestead Growing Pains- When Rooster’s Attack

These are not my first bruises, cuts, scrapes, etc. from living on the homestead or with animals in general. They are inevitable! Fences have cut me, nails have gone through my boot, chicken/turkey/rabbit feet have scraped me, my head has been bruised from knocking… Continue Reading “Homestead Growing Pains- When Rooster’s Attack”

Our First Turkey Egg!

We found our first turkey egg the same day we completed the turkey tractor! Great Timing! Now I can find all of our turkey eggs! Who knows, they may have been laying a while, I just have not found them yet! lol! This one… Continue Reading “Our First Turkey Egg!”

Chick Update- Wk 7

Here is a chick progress update! The end of January Chicks are growing up well! I had ot move them to my other coop since the shared one was getting a little cramped. The plan is to make a small chicken tractor for the… Continue Reading “Chick Update- Wk 7”

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