Ruffled Feathers and Spilled Milk

Farming with ducks and dairy goats, chickens and children.

Backyard Chickens

So, you wanna raise chickens?  Sure, everybody’s doing it.   The people have spoken, the city leaders have relented, let there be backyard chickens!   I applaud the efforts of this uprising and, in appreciation, offer some of the tidbits I have learned during my years with chickens.   Gather ’round and listen close.  [...]

Goats in the Toolbox

It isn’t hard to convert a duck barn into something more useful.  My husband and I looked it over and decided that with a bit of tweaking the barn would hold our expanding goat population quite nicely.  Out with the nest boxes, some side boards over the wire, a couple new doors, raise [...]

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