FIELD NOTES - FARM

    Acres of Wisdom from Morrison's.


    Winter Care for Laying Hens

    When winter arrives, one of the most common questions we are asked is, "how do I care for my chickens, and how do I keep them laying?" While a decline in egg production is inevitable once the days get shorter and temperatures drop, there are things you can do to keep your hens happy, healthy and providing some home fresh eggs during the winterRead more...

    Protect Your Chickens from Frostbite

    Winter is here, the temperatures are dropping and if they continue to fall the threat of frostbite can become a real threat to your flock. So, what do you do if your chickens do get frostbit, and more importantly, how do you protect them from frostbite in the first place?Read more...

    The Basics of Beekeeping

    We have a major increase in interest for backyard beekeeping, and while we strongly encourage this, and have recently increased our beekeeping supply inventory, we want to make sure that before you order your bees, or build the hive you have a good understanding of what beekeeping consists of.Read more...

    The Benefits of Beekeeping

    You’ve done some research and you’re considering getting bees, but when weighing the pros and cons of having a backyard hive are you really taking into consideration all of the benefits that beekeeping can provide?Read more...

    Protecting the Bees

    It’s alarming to read the reports colony collapse disorder (CCD) and know that the honeybee populations are declining. We all want to know what is the cause, and more importantly how do we stop it? Many people believe that eliminating the use of Neonicotinoids will solve the problem, but can cutting out one class of pesticides really be the solution?Read more...

    Raising Chicks

    You put your name in the book in February and have been counting down the days until the chicks arrive. When you finally get that phone call that your babies are here, it suddenly hits you that you’ve never raised chickens before and you have no idea what you’re doing. Take a deep breath, because caring for chicks is actually quite simple and we’re here to help you every step of the way.Read more...