Chicks or Hens?
Chicks or hens? What is the better option to get started with chickens? That is a question many wanna-be chicken owners are asking themselves. In this podcast, Marianne will explore the pros and cons of both options of starting out on the wonderful adventure of chicken ownership. Continue reading
Chicks and Depression – What?
You might ask yourself what baby chicks and depression have in common. Well, nothing and everything really. Continue reading
We have chickens. Many, many chickens. And among them wander quite a few roosters. Some are magnificent and really are looking out for their girls – others are loud little punks and rather annoying. For…
Karen Johnston on Becoming a Heritage Chicken Breeder
What is a heritage chicken? Why it is a good idea to keep a heritage breed flock? How to find the right bird for you? How and why would a backyard chicken owner want to breed them? These are just a few of the topics Karen and I are exploring in this interview. When I asked Karen to be a guest on our show, I had a general idea that it is important to have different breeds of chicken available, but also thought that a willy nilly reproducing backyard flock is equally good. Boy, was I wrong!
Marianne has been raising chickens for a few years now and has picked up quite a few great tips for reducing chicken feed costs. She shares them in Episode 42 of the podcast. But for…
This week’s podcast is a sustainable living update in which we discuss chicken feed, gardens, Jack Spirko, toys for toddlers, listener feedback and more.