Category: Critters

This section is for the buzz on the animals – bees, goats, poultry. How to care for them on many levels and why they’re so important to the success of your homesteading efforts.

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Why Keep Silkie Chickens?

I don’t think of myself as an overly sentimental person; I’m not prone to crying too often at sappy movies and I’m not exactly the most sensitive person on the planet.  I usually wont even put a plant in my garden unless is serves some, typically pragmatic, purpose.  So, why keep Silkie chickens, I asked myself.  They’re so tiny, what more can they do besides eat a few bugs?Why Keep Silkie Chickens l Half sized layers make great mothers l Start your own sustainable flock l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Why Keep Silkie Chickens?”