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from My Pet Chicken Blog

Cold weather chickens – 8 things NOT to do to in winter

"Je suis une poule élevée en plein air. Certes, j'ai un peu froid aux pattes, mais je suis très heureuse de pouvoir m'ébattre librement dans ce pré, picorer l'herbe fraiche et quelques vers de terre. Mes œufs sont de bien meilleure qualité que ceux de ma cousine 477 élevée en batterie dans des conditions... Inhumaines ? Non. Tout à fait humaines en fait. A moins qu'assez de monde décide d'acheter mes œufs."

Yellow Birch Hobby Farm: Chickens: Top Breeds for Cold Weather

Romaine LETTUCE on the deck. Leaf lettuces grow very quickly and in little space. If you succession plant, sowing seeds every week in a few different planters, you'll create a supply of greens that will be ready in a steady stream all summer. Greens like these are also good for sheltered decks or patios that don't get much sun, since lettuce doesn't like a lot of heat and will grow better during the summer in cool shade

Farm Sweet Farm Without the Farm: How to Make a Homemade Egg Incubator

THE "100-YEAR" HOTBED. A cold frame that is rugged enough to last for many years, while withstanding the worst weather that nature can muster. The best part is that it's easy to build, and you can do it in a weekend. Instructions by Tony Gross.

BBC Film: Rebecca's Wild Farm. About a woman who learns about permaculture as a way to make her family farm sustainable. Beautiful footage.

from The Prairie Homestead

What are Those Spots in my Farm-Fresh Eggs

What are Those Spots in my Farm-Fresh Eggs?