How a Broody Hen Hatches Chicks ~ How to Hatch Chicken Eggs with a Broody Hen

Modern breeding has pretty much eliminated broodiness in most large fowl breeds, although there still may be one or two within a flock that have retained those mothering instincts. If you are raising Silkie chickens or Bantam chickens, you’ll find these broody chicken breeds tend to be perpetually broody and generally make good, reliable mother hens. Rare landrace breeds instinctively go broody and are fierce protectors of their offspring. Broody Hen Behavior Several things will happen when a broody hen is ready to set. She will pull feathers from her breast, which by nature is how she determines the proper temperature of the eggs as they lay close to her breast. Her own body temperature wil

This Week's Feature: Tallow Balm with Citrus Essential Oils

Ingredients: grass-fed organic beef tallow; organic virgin coconut oil; organic Sweet Orange, organic Lemon, and organic Grapefruit essential oils. ​ *Lemon-Nourishes damaged skin. Lemon essential oil benefits for skin can include reducing acne, nourishing damaged skin and hydrating skin. *Grapefruit-Cleansing, Antioxidant, Smoothing Cellulite, Acne. Grapefruit contains natural acids that cleanse the skin when used in skincare products. Grapefruit is loaded with vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant to protect the skin and also is essential to the formation of collagen, a major building block of our skin. Collagen production is key when it comes to keeping skin looking youthful and wrinkl

New: Mix-Your-Own Spritzer at American Farm and Larder

Mix your own holiday spritzer with essential oil blends at The Apothecary at American Farm and Larder...Enjoy the scents of orange peel, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg with the Holiday Season Essential Oil Blend or try the scents of the woods indoors with Winter Wreath Blend. Spiced Orange Essential Oil or Pumpkin Pie offer other holiday fragrances and peppermint is always a favorite at this time of year! Spritz a room or spritz some potpourri like our pine cone, cedar tip, and rosehip blend mix. Mix a spritzer with lavender...spritz the room or lightly spray your sheets for a restful relaxing night. Someone have the sniffles? Spritz the room with Sniffle Stopper KidSafe Essential Oil Blend wh

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Ontario California 91762

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