Posts Tagged ‘chickens’ Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEpisode 10 is an update of what we have going on here at the homestead during early spring. Chickens hatching, rabbits kitting and rain. I talk about the kudzu beetle invasion and my thoughts on our responsibility as we introducing species and design new […]

Duck, Duck, Duck…..Silkie!

Posted: 2nd March 2013 by Joe Prepper in Animals, On The Homestead
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We have been looking for some Silkie’s to raise. After reading what good broody mothers they can be, we decided to raise a few up to beĀ  surrogate moms when needed. I was particularly curious as to how they would do raising guinea fowl keets as I have seen this done with good results. We […]