Chickens

Clean a Mealworm Colony the Easiest Way

This weeks reader question is What is the easiest way to clean a mealworm colony? If you don’t have a mealworm colony yet then click over to this post on how to start a mealworm colony. It goes into detail about the worms and how you can get started. When it comes to mealworm colony […] Read More

Ideal Backyard Chicken Coop Building Tips

Building your own ideal backyard chicken coop seems to require a lot of hard work when in fact there are already ready-made chicken coops for your feathery pets. Though there’s nothing wrong with purchasing ready-made ones, you could add a personal touch if you would make your own inside your backyard. You may think that […] Read More

Top Ten Pint Size Farm Posts in 2014

Here are the top ten Pint Size Farm posts from 2014! If you missed one, here is your chance to catch up: 10. Self-Sufficient Living: How to Generate Passive Income Passive income has got to be the best income! Income for not really doing… well, anything. In order to generate it you usually need to […] {Take Me to the Top 10 Posts!}

How to Make Automatic Feeders for your Chicken Coop

One of my favorite things about my chicken coop is the automatic feeder (and the automatic waterer, but I will get to that in another post). The features I love: Filled to capacity each feeder is large enough to hold approximately 3-4 days worth of feed for 5 chickens. I have three feeders so I […] Read More

7 Surprising Things About Backyard Chicken Eggs (5 Good, 2 Bad)

Backyard chicken eggs are different than your typical store-bought egg. But… how much different they are really surprised me! Here are a few things that may surprise you about your backyard chicken eggs. Backyard Chicken Eggs are Healthier for you So this one might not be that surprising, especially if you have already started your […] Read More

Do I Need to Separate Mealworms from the Beetles (and Eggs)?

This weeks reader question is do I need to separate the mealworm larvae from the beetles (and eggs)? The short answer is No, you do not need to separate mealworms from the eggs or beetles, but you might get a slightly higher yield if you do. Starting a mealworm colony is a great way to […] Read More