Author: ruby

  • How to Remove Weeds From Lawn Permanently

    How to Remove Weeds From Lawn Permanently

    Imagine this: a lovely, vibrant green grass that entices you to relax on its smooth surface during summer. Seems like an ideal situation, doesn’t it?  Regrettably, the truth for many homeowners is somewhat distinct, as they frequently encounter persistent weeds that disturb the attractiveness of their lawns.  However, do not worry, as there are methods…

  • How Do You Get Rid of Yellow Jackets Naturally

    How Do You Get Rid of Yellow Jackets Naturally

    Yellowjackets, the well-known black and yellow or white wasps, frequently appear unexpectedly at outdoor events, bringing irritation and occasionally even risk with their painful stings.  Although it may be tempting to use chemical sprays to eliminate these annoying insects, other alternatives to control yellow jackets are both practical and free of chemicals.  This article will…

  • Can Chickens Have Eggs Without a Rooster?

    Can Chickens Have Eggs Without a Rooster?

    Female chickens (hens) are well-known for producing delicious eggs packed with essential vitamins and minerals. Each egg they produce boasts 13 essential nutrients. Roosters are essential in fertilizing eggs and hatching chicks, while hens can lay eggs without needing the assistance of a male rooster. Hens will continue producing eggs based on their sexual maturity,…

  • How to Buy Meat From Local Farmers

    How to Buy Meat From Local Farmers

    Many are reconsidering where and when they purchase meat due to global supply chain problems and food safety fears. Supporting local communities while enjoying delicious, nutritious protein will allow you to both do both at the same time! Shopping locally also gives you an opportunity to try a wider variety of cuts – not just…

  • How Do You Kill a Chicken Humanely?

    How Do You Kill a Chicken Humanely?

    If you raise poultry, regular dispatching for health purposes will become necessary. Knowing how to do it humanely is key in order to ensure the bird passes away quickly without suffering. An efficient and humane killing requires that brain activity cease and that the bird passes out immediately. To achieve this, we need to break…

  • How to Incubate Eggs Without an Incubator

    How to Incubate Eggs Without an Incubator

    There are various methods you can use to incubate eggs without an incubator, with one of the easiest being finding a broody hen. Broody hens have excellent maternal instincts and will sit on their eggs until they hatch, which requires patience and attentive care in tending them as you must open them 3 to 5…

  • Can You Use Chicken Stock Instead of Chicken Broth?

    Can You Use Chicken Stock Instead of Chicken Broth?

    Both chicken broth and stock can add delicious flavors, moisture, and depth of flavor to dishes, but there are distinct differences between the two ingredients. Chicken broth can be created by boiling together meat and vegetable scraps in water until a delicious broth forms, providing an enriched taste compared to plain old water. While homemade…

  • How to Save a Baby Chick From Dying

    How to Save a Baby Chick From Dying

    Newly hatched chicks need both heat and food/water at regulated levels to survive and should be kept at mama-hen temperatures in a brooder. Spradle leg is a potentially fatal problem caused by slippery flooring in a brooder and can often be corrected with physical therapy. 1. Warm the Chick As you raise baby chicks, there…

  • How to Get Rid of Chipmunks in Garden

    How to Get Rid of Chipmunks in Garden

    Chipmunks may look adorable, but they can be detrimental to flower beds and garden vegetables. They dig up bulbs for spring-flowering plants like tulips while digging burrows to store food for wintertime storage. Exclusion methods and home remedies such as hardware cloth barriers, natural repellents and live traps are effective ways of eliminating chipmunks from…

  • How to Keep Baby Chicks Warm Without a Heat Lamp

    How to Keep Baby Chicks Warm Without a Heat Lamp

    Many people ask how they can keep baby chicks warm without using heat lamps, which pose a significant fire hazard and risk endangering the lives of these chicks. There are other alternatives to heat lamps that will keep chicks just as toasty while being less of a fire hazard. 1. Hot Water Bottles Hot water…