Sights & Sounds On The Farm

The farm is an amazing place to see & hear nature up close. Here are just some of the sights and sounds I have seen and heard on and around the farm over the last month. Barn owls screeching in the fields at dusk. Bats flying around the barn at night. Swallows circling the barnyard … Read more Sights & Sounds On The Farm

There’s A Rat In My Hen House, What Am I Gonna Do?

No these are not the lyrics to an 80’s reggae tune, but a frequent cry from the poultry keeper. Rats and mice are a common problem when poultry are kept. They are attracted by the poultry food. Rodents are opportunistic eaters. Rats are attracted by the water as well as the food. Rats and mice … Read more There’s A Rat In My Hen House, What Am I Gonna Do?