Category: TreadlingHome-Steading

Gardening, livestock, home repairs, auto and mechanical repairs, logging? We cover it all! Follow us on our journey to figure out how to do things ourselves with some help from family and friends.

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5 Questions You Need Answered Before You Get Chickens

Have you seen the cute chicken coops on Pintrest or Facebook and said to yourself, “I would love to have some of those. They are so cute.”? Don’t know where to start? Start here with the 5 questions you need answered before you get chickens. This insightful article comes complete with a free printable to use when you’re talking to officials. Check it out, only on TreadlingHome.com.

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Tragic Loss on the Homestead: 3 Chickens Dead

I told Josh that Penny was the only one I could see alive that was injured and that we needed to get her out of the coup and run area asap since the other chickens had begun to peck at her wounds (chickens will peck at anything red, especially blood).  Since Penny had been with us for 3 years and she was 1 of my pets, I started to panic, shout and cry when the other chickens started pecking at her more when she tried to get a drink of water.  She just cowered her head down and walked to the corner trying to hide her head.