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What To Feed Geese | A Farm Girl’s Guide

A Farm Girl's Guide To Feeding Geese A Balanced Diet by contributing author Ann Accetta- Scott, A Farm Girl In The Making Wondering what to feed geese? Learn about selecting the best goose feed option and the appropriate protein level required. Also, feeding geese treats is not necessary, however, healthy [...]

Evolution Of A Flock: From Brooder to Aging Chickens

Through the years. You've set up your brooder, selected your favorite variety of chicks (ducklings, or poults), and now you're wondering what's next? If you're just getting started with your first flock of chickens, you may encounter a few unexpected challenges. Issues like integrating new chicks to an existing flock, [...]

Make Good Choices For Your Chicks: Start With The Label

You've set up your brooder, selected your favorite variety of chicks (ducklings, or poults), and now you're wondering with so many options in feed, which one is the best for their longterm health and well-being. From the start... You've come to the right place! Like big boxes of cereal, there [...]

“An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth A Pound of Cure”

Before You Bring Your Chicks Home Benjamin Franklin probably wasn't referring to best practices in animal husbandry when he shared this cautionary message, but planning and prevention should be a priority in the long term care of all our feathered and furry friends. For instance, did you know... With a [...]

How to Store Scratch and Peck Feeds

If you asked your animals, we bet they’d say there is nothing better than a trough of fresh Scratch and Peck to get them ready for their day. Properly storing our feeds will help ensure that the premium quality of the whole grains is retained so your animals get the best nutrition. Here [...]

Guest Post: Mealworm Farming for Your Chickens

If you visit a farmers market in south Snohomish County and stop by a booth called Egg Song Farm, there's a chance you may see a bin of writhing, live insects called mealworms. If you're brave enough, we’ll even invite you to put your hands in the mealie bin and [...]

Repurposing Scratch and Peck Feeds Bags

Our staff and customers are clever, innovative, conscientious people, so when we asked, “How do you repurpose your Scratch and Peck feed bags,” we knew we'd receive an array of answers. What we didn’t anticipate was the treasure trove of ideas that resulted and we’re excited to share them! But first, why [...]

Grow with Scratch and Peck Feeds

We’re going to let you in on a little secret about food. You ready? Everyone can grow it. Yes, even you. We’ll let that sink in for a moment. It’s true! Think about it: When you collect an egg from one of your chickens, you’ve grown food. Now, we know [...]

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