Early Spring on the Faulk Farmstead

Early Spring on the Faulk Farmstead

  April has arrived – and with it, beautiful weather!  It is definitely feeling like early Spring around here!   Curious what we’ve been up to?   Just in case you have been out of the loop, we have a new kid on the farmstead!  Our Nigerian Dwarf goat, Totes, gave birth to an adorableRead more

Chickens & Mites: Prevention and treatment :: Faulk Farmstead

Chickens & Mites: Prevention and Treatment

If you are like most chicken-keepers, you want your chickens to be healthy, happy, and comfortable.   Occasionally, however, your chickens may end up with – how shall I say? – uninvited guests? Meet the mites.   Red Mites:  These are a biting/blood-sucking type of mite, that act similar to a tick.   These canRead more

Goat Update :: Faulk Farmstead

A Goat Update on the Faulk Farmstead

I’m here to satisfy your curiosity.  I know you’ve been wondering how the Faulk goats have been lately, am I right?  Looking for a goat update? First things first, Spartacus is 4 weeks old!  How the heck did that happen so fast?!  He is growing like a weed and is now able to spend hisRead more

fermenting chicken feed

Why We Ferment Our Chicken Feed

“What?! You ferment your chicken feed?!”   Yessirree!  I most certainly do!  Not crazy, I tell you…   Let’s go back to how I got to this point…   A number of months ago, I was looking at mixing my own chicken feed.  I was tired of feeding my girls plain ol’ layer pellets, voidRead more