They get old, and slow down laying, well before they die. In fact, their peak, in terms of egg laying, is between 6 months and 18 months. For a chicken, that’s their teenage years. A back yard chicken can live anywhere from 3 – 10 years. I use the phrase back-yard on purpose. Nature is […]
Winter has been much drier than last year. With lower rainfall, we’ve got less water stored for the warmer months. At least all of our animals are enjoying the better weather. As of August 2018 we’ve only had one or two bad frosts – compared to at least six last year!