Surviving The Winter With Your Animals

While generally mild, the winter weather in the Pacific Northwest can include everything from overcast skies and 45°f, pouring rain and floods, a significant amount of snow and ice, and everything in between. Surviving the winter with animals can, unfortunately, mean...

Useful Winter Pet Products.

This post contains affiliate links that I could make a commission off of. All opinions are my own. Right now, parts of Western Washington and the Puget Sound are coated in some snow. We’ve never been that great at dealing with snow, especially compared to other...

Behind the Breed: Plymouth Rock Chickens.

This black and white chicken breed is one of the oldest breeds in the country and was a favorite amongst folks all across the US, as it’s one of the few breeds to rival the Rhode Island Red in egg and meat production. Also known as Barred Rock chickens, Plymouth...

Behind the Breed: Australian Australorp Chickens

If you’re looking for a great backyard chicken, Australian Australorps are a great option! With black feathers that have a purple or green tint, these chickens can be raised for meat or eggs and can adapt well to a variety of climates. Standard Australorps...

Behind the Breed: Orpington Chickens

Orpington chickens are, in my opinion, some of the best backyard chickens. Like Rhode Island Reds, these chickens are a dual purpose breed and can regularly produce great eggs! There are several full sized and bantam varieties but one of the most common is the Buff...