Category Archives: Backyard Chickens

Chicks on the Loose

Chicks on the Loose at Homestead Gardens

Raising your own chickens can be a fun and simple way to cultivate your family’s connection with agriculture. Backyard chickens are easy to care for, personable creatures that come with the added bonus of producing eggs for breakfast.

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8 Items You Can Provide to Keep Your Chickens Happy

keep your chickens happy

It’s exciting to see more and more families choosing to raise backyard chickens. Chickens are a great way to get your family involved in producing your own food because they’re easy to care for and …

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Agriculture is for Everyone

Getting involved in the local ag community.
Agriculture is a huge part of our American culture that incorporates a lot more than just farming or animals. Agriculture is the foundation of utilizing the land …

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Raising Backyard Chickens: Note on Biosecurity

Biosecurity is defined as a practice to prevent the spread of disease onto your property. The purpose is to protect your flock from infectious diseases. The only way to control disease is to prevent it. …

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