Breaking A Brooding Hen

When a hen goes “Broody” that means they are feeling “Motherly” and want to set on some eggs to hatch out new babies. Many times that is a good thing, and folks let them do just that… to get new chickens for meat, for sale, or to replace some older hens or roosters.

Sometimes, it’s not desired. If not, she will need that hormonal, motherly instinct to be broken.

Here’s what worked for me.

Propagating Blackberries – Rooting Cuttings

I just posted a new video on Blackberry propagation.
If you would like to learn how to do this, take a few minutes to check it out.
Here’s the Video:

Controlling Snakes In Your Chicken Coop

SNAKES EAT EGGS AND WILL KILL YOUR BABY CHICKS!

Here are some tips for controlling snakes in your chicken coop.

HERE ARE MORE VIDEOS THAT I’VE MADE ABOUT CONTROLLING SNAKES:

AND YEP… ONE EVEN GOT IN MY CAR !!

How To Tell When Blackberries NEED WATER

Need a drink??
Here’s how to tell if your Blackberries need water.

Be sure and check out my entire Raising Blackberries” Playlist:

And visit my YouTube Channel for LOTS of Homesteading Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/user/texasprepper2

Funny Squirrel Video

Here’s a funny video featuring a corn stealing squirrel.
Be sure and watch all the way to the end.
Funny!

Part 1 – Squash Bugs Must Die

Killing Squash Bugs can be a battle… but it’s a battle we can WIN.
Check out this action in Part 2 of Squash Bugs must DIE !

This Summer application is designed to be a preemptive strike to help prevent squash bugs in your Fall garden, or in your Spring garden next year.

Take care,
alan

Part 1 – Squash Bugs Must Die

You know you hate ’em… admit it… Squash Bugs Must DIE !
Let me show you an organic method of killing squash bugs… fast and easy… with a product that you can find in your kitchen.
It works every time. Really…!!
Some bugs WERE killed or injured in the making of this video… on purpose…

The Dangers Of Burning A Brush Pile Part 3

This is the 3rd Brush Pile I’ve burned this year. I burned it over a month ago. I thought it would surely be out by now. I was wrong…

Be careful when you burn brush !

2016 Back To Eden Gardening ~ Corn Update 2

Check out the Update on my Sweet Corn. I planted this in my Back To Eden Garden and so far, it’s looking good.

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Perfect for Father’s Day, here’s a song I wrote about the memories of raising my children.
I think it will bring those days flooding back to you.
I call it “Pages”.