Laundry Soap Recipe

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Laundry Soap can be expensive and can also be full of chemicals.  I started making my own laundry soap 2 years ago and I have never went back to buying it at the store.  Not only do you have to … Continue reading

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Hatching New Chickens

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We hatch chickens to re-supply our stock every spring.  We set about 5 to 6 dozen eggs and in 23 days we have new chicks! Alexander, Dad and Jeff checking temperatures. We have 7 GQF Incubators and a seperate brooder that … Continue reading

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Honey Bees

Iowa Turkey Farm has honey bees and I am a new beekeeper. Iowa Turkey Farm purchased its first bee hive in April 2012 and the second in May of 2012.  We purchase the third  hive in the Spring of 2013.  … Continue reading

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Ringneck Pheasant and Bobwhite Quail

We do not breed our own Ringneck Pheasants or Bobwhite Quail.  We purchase the eggs in the May and hatch about 1000 chicks in the Spring.  The chicks are sold for $2.00 each in the first two weeks.  This is the best … Continue reading

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The Duck Parade

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The Pekin Ducks treat us to a daily parades throughout the yard.               It begins when we let the birds out for their daily farm yard stroll.               They stretch their wings … Continue reading

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Fragile Egg Shells?

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If you are finding soft eggs or your eggs are easily cracked, fragile eggs, you may need to provide your birds with some calcium.  Free-range chickens, turkeys and ducks usually able to find the minerals and nutrients the need to produce … Continue reading

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Zucchini Stir Fry

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Zucchini Stir Fry is an easy, nutritious meal to cook for the family.               You will need: Bacon Polish Sausage 2 Zucchini Green Pepper Hot/Sweet Peppers Onion Portobello Mushroom Parmesan Cheese Butter Garlic Pepper Cut … Continue reading

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The Strawberry Patch

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  Beautiful, deep red strawberries is the goal of the Strawberry Patch!                                                         … Continue reading

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Zucchini Nutritional Information

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Zucchini is a small summer squash. Its scientific name is “Cucurbita Pepo”.               Zucchinis can either be yellow, green, or light green.  They can be striped, dotted or solid colors.          … Continue reading

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Smothered Zucchini

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Smothered Zucchini is one of the kid’s favroites!               Start with seasoned hamburger or sausage, cook it over medium heat.  I use garlic pepper for seasoning.  I usually use a pound of sausage and a pound of hamburger. … Continue reading

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