Feeding Hens

While most who raise hens today for eggs buy feed from local supply shops, a self-suufficient farm needs to learn to feed hens sufficiently with farm-produced ingredients.  The USDA published a great handbook in 1919 explaining just how to do this. Read:  usda_feeding-hens-for-egg-production

Farm Household Accounts

Traditionally, the farm housewife was responsible for keeping tabs on the money and products coming in and out of the house, as a part of the larger farm accounting system.  Managing these accounts on a farm is unlike mere check book balancing in a modern consumer household.  This guide provides detailed instructions on what records are … Read more