Sprouting Fodder to Boost Protein + 7 Day Sprouting System

As y’all probably have gathered, I am on a quest to learn how to mix my own feed for my animals. Along with the mixing of the feed, however, there are supplements to give. For instance, goats are prone to copper deficiency, so their diet must be supplemented with goat minerals. Laying chickens need a […]

New and Improved Homemade Whole Grain Layer Feed {Non-GMO}

Each morning I head out to the chicken coop as my five girls wait in anticipation for breakfast. They know what’s coming–the new stuff! By the time I’m outside their large 8-foot-by-12-foot coop, they are excited to see me scooping just the right amount of protein-packed, non-GMO feed for each of them. I head inside […]

Homemade Whole Grain Layer Feed

This recipe has been updated. See my New and Improved Homemade Whole Grain Layer Feed recipe. I’ve had my girls, Lucy and Ethel, since 2012. I was so ecstatic to get them and, if I say so myself, we’ve made each other very happy for the past three years. They have, believe it or not, […]

Why I Use Milk Kefir for My Chickens {Recipe Included}

For years, I have been interested in culturing and fermenting in some capacity. It pretty much started with kombucha, then I tried water kefir (I killed my grains, ugh), then fermenting zucchini pickles and carrot sticks in salt brine, then dilly beans—all (but the water kefir) turned out great, and I was pretty much hooked. […]

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