My 2019 Kitchen Garden Plans

My 2019 Kitchen Garden Plans

My kitchen garden is deer-fenced and measures 50 ft wide by 60 ft long for a total of 3,000 sqft. We started redoing the whole garden area in 2018. That year we grew in about 650 sqft of bed space as a result of the garden “remodel”. This year we’ve...
How to order chicks online

How to order chicks online

Chicken math is a real problem here. In the past I would order chicks pretty much every winter for delivery the next spring. Over the years I’ve received hundreds of chicks (plus ducklings and goslings) through the mail without any major issues. How it works...
Raising Ducks for Meat

Raising Ducks for Meat

Ducks are fast growing, healthy birds that are a great alternative to chickens for both meat and eggs. Most ducks can be butchered around 8 or 12 weeks and yield a luxury dark meat that can be sold for premium prices. If you’re a backyard farmer who can’t...
How to Raise Ducks (and why you should!)

How to Raise Ducks (and why you should!)

Ducks are, first and foremost, a very fun animal to have around. Not only are they loaded with personality, but they are also better egg producers than chickens as well as butchering out into a richly flavored luxury meat. Ducks can also glean a higher percentage of...

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