Backyard Chickens and Salmonella

09/20/2016

I want to make sure that backyard chicken enthusiasts across the globe have the information they need to make informed decisions about how to keep their chickens and their families healthy, happy and safe!

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Easter Egg Layers

09/13/2016

When deciding what chicks to order, we looked at every breed we could find. A few years ago when my husband Mountain was a farm manager at Salt Spring Cheese on Salt Spring Island in British Columbia, he was responsible for running their Easter weekend gathering and celebration. One of the entertainment stalls we set up provided kids and adults an opportunity to interact with baby chicks. We ordered “Easter…

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My Birthday Chicks Arrived!

09/12/2016

What a beautiful birthday present! Baby chicks! I was laying in bed sound asleep when I heard the all too familiar pop of a text message arriving on my phone. The text was from my husband. He asked me to call him the moment I opened my beautiful eyes (his words not mine;). So I propped myself up on my pillow, looked out the window to affirm that we were…

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Dreams Can Come True!

09/12/2016

Our dreams have become reality and yours can too! For as long as I can remember, my family has wanted to live on a small acreage with chickens clucking in the backyard, a horse neighing in the pasture and gardens filled with¬†organic vegetables waiting to be harvested. In August of 2016 our dream finally became a reality. We purchased and moved to a small acreage that we plan on turning…

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