I limit my flock on scraps from the kitchen, i do give them peas 2-3 times a week. I do allow them to free-range so they eat grass all the time. they can have as much grass as they want. Free-ranging makes your flock healthier and gives them nice shiny feathers, and makes the eggs dark orange...
I went and bought some RIR pullets yesterday, and the guy told us he had fed them gamebird starter since they were born up to that time. they are about 5 months old now. are they ruined from being fed improper feed? will it hurt their egg laying?
I recently bought dark brahmas and speckled Sussex from a woman who solely fed them scratch grains. Would that have hurt them in any way? Will they lay well in the future? They are very pretty and very healthy besides the point. I've got them on grower now.
8 ears of desired corn
6 strips of bacon
salt/pepper to taste
1. fry the bacon stips in the pan until crispy
2. slice all corn off the cob into a large bowl
3. go back w/ back of the knife and go down the cob, this gets all the delicious cream...
- 2 cups White Lily self-rising flour
-1/2 cup Lard or Crisco Shortening
-1/2 cup to 2/3 cup cold buttermilk or plain milk
-1 tsp sugar
preheat oven to 425 farhenheit
1. sift flour and sugar in large bowl
2. cut in lard into flour until you get gravel size...
1 pouch of tuna
1 can of either black, kidney, pinto beans, I use kidney beans or pinto beans, your choice
1/4 cup chopped onion
5 tbsp chopped dill pickles
1 regular spoonful of mayonaise, enough to bind tuna together
1. rinse can of beans under...
butter, or bacon grease,
salt & pepper
1. heat skillet on medium heat, add your butter or bacon drippings to pan, i prefer bacon grease. and heat it up,
2. turn heat down to low and add eggs to the pan
3. cook them low and slow
5-6 large Potatoes
half a onion chopped
3/4 cup white lily cornmeal
1/4 stick Butter( i use land o lakes sweet cream)
1-2 cups crisco shortening or 1-2 cups lard
Large skillet (i use cast-iron)
1. slice potatoes into rounds, sorta thinly sliced...
Large Cast-Iron Skillet
1 1/2-2 cups of cornmeal
*if desired-chopped onion*
Lard or regular cooking oil
*if desired-corn 1/4 cup*
1 large egg
1. grease your skillet with Lard or Cookin oil, if using lard, let it melt first. need about a...
I know what it is like to lose animal friends! I hate selling mine cause they can be so gentle with you! I know a friend who lost 9 chickens due to a neighbor who disliked chickens and he let his dang dog in his chicken lot and he killed all them.
I sell my eggs for $1 a piece for Khaki Campbell eggs , $2 for muscovy eggs a piece, $4 for a Khaki duckling, and $5 for a Muscovy Duckling. and $30 for a pair of grown Khaki Breeders. and $45 for full grown Muscovy Breeders. Can't keep them at this price around here!
my ducks lay every day! and they don't have no artificial light or nothing! I will tell you the secret to get eggs in non-laying months if you want eggs. feed them high protein feed, yep thats the secret to it! my ducks get 12 hrs of daylight and its freezing temps and rain and snow and i get an...
my Khaki's always lay their eggs in the house, and they're never dirty! I'm glad of it too! my ducks actually are cleaner than most ducks are. if they are dirty just rinse them off under water and wipe it off with a paper towel and you should be fine! and they would still be fine for hatching...
now the egg isn't fertile unless you have a drake with them. i would collect all the eggs i could get and hatch them in an incubator so i could keep getting eggs from her, i have found that if you let a duck hatch her own eggs it takes her forever to lay gaian, it took mine 1 1/2 years to start...