Articles from Lamaremybabies

Whether you're just starting out with your first flock of chickens, ducks, geese etc. or have been raising poultry for a long time, you may be wondering… does a mixed flock really work? I'm here to tell those of you who are pondering this very question, absolutely! But first, lets touch on what is considered a mixed flock? Usually a mixed flock refers to a group of different species of birds who live in the same quarters, typically as one flock. But sometimes, a mixed flock refers to...
I've been wanting to write an article for a while now and couldn't find a topic that grabbed me. Finally it came to me…loss in a flock is a very real thing that happens, and usually isn't mentioned until after it happens. Knowing how to deal with a loss in the flock, I personally believe, can be just as hard as the loss itself. Especially the first time it happens. Whether you're dealing with old age, illness, predators, or unknown reasons for your loss, it can be very upsetting. I have had...
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