1. Hinotori

    Natural Easter Egg Dyes

    Decided I was finally going to try natural dyes for eggs this year. Natural dyes can be scratched off if not careful until fully dried. I put a coffee filter on bottom of bowls I used for dying so that their wasn't a white spot where the egg sat on bottom. I do not have any white layers so all...
  2. Beekissed

    Egg and meat production in poultry

    Thought I'd start a thread about goals for a homestead least, my goals, and I assume the goals for many who are trying to produce food on the homestead. Chickens are a big part of that here, as they are our only livestock right now. Last year I didn't keep track of egg numbers...
  3. H

    Vote for me to help me get my chickens please?

    Hello. Would anyone please be so incredibly kind as to please do me a huge favor and send an email, with your name (you may use an alias!) and the subject ''VOTING HEIDI'S CHICKENS'' to '' VOTE@FLPERMACULTURECONVERGENCE.ORG '' You will be helping me win a grant to finally be able to get my...
  4. milkmansdaughter

    CSA/ Farm sharing anyone??

    Hi All, Upon recommendation, I just starting to look into CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) / Farm sharing. Does anyone here have any experience with CSA? ANY input + or - would be appreciated! Here's a link for more information:
  5. lcertuche

    Crepes to beat the heat.

    I watch Living on a Dime on YouTube and Tawra was making crepes. It looked easy and I wanted to make dessert I wouldn't have to bake so I decided to give it a go. It went really quick and finally a purpose for that little green skillet DH insisted I buy. I used a strawberry sauce and chocolate...
  6. Beekissed

    Management practices to improve livestock food production~meat, eggs, milk, etc.

    I try every year to improve egg and meat production, while still trying to maintaining a balance in a dual purpose flock, of both. I don't want to lean too far one way or the other or one loses the meaning and purpose of a dual purpose breed~that of acceptable production of both meat and eggs...