Saturday, May 14, 2016

A Guide to Sick Chicken Symptoms - Countryside Network

A Guide to Sick Chicken Symptoms - Countryside Network

It's Good to Know Chicken Disease Symptoms and Treatments With so much talk about chicken illnesses this year, it's good to know what a sick chicken looks like, so we can try to help our feathered pets feel better quickly.


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Silkies
"Shipping was fast, the chicks were great, Good stock, the people I delt with were great, very caring"

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Silky Roos
"This is my second time getting silky roosters from Amber Waves...the quality is awesome. The rooster we got last year took Best of the Best and our local fair last year! The handler was my friend's autistic son, and the rooster was so well behaved...they made a great team."

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Raising chickens in your backyard is easier than you think | ClarksvilleNow.com

Raising chickens in your backyard is easier than you think | ClarksvilleNow.com

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. - ( CLARKSVILLENOW.COM) - Clarksville residents who love chickens (and the delicious eggs they produce) can count themselves lucky. Unlike many municipalities, Clarksville makes it easy to keep and raise chickens and even provides valuable assistance for residents that are setting up a backyard coop. The red tape is minimal.


Wednesday, May 11, 2016

FEATURE: Keeping chickens is no yolk...

Or at least that's how it feels at Bank View Farm as the latest Chicken-Keeping course gets underway in brilliant sunshine. Head-keeper Rachel Wall has just finished serving homemade cakes - made using the farm's eggs of course - and is now leading the small group outside to meet the chickens for the first time.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Hand Raised Bottle Baby Nigerian Wether For Sale

Registered Nigerian Bottle Baby Wether.  Hand Raised Super sweet and flashy.  Born 5/3/16  E-mail Debbie@amberwaves.info


The science behind non-chemical dewormers of goats and sheep

The science behind non-chemical dewormers of goats and sheep

More interesting to me was Dr. O'Brien's take on which herbal and non-mainstream dewormers work. Basically, she said there's no scientific data that The afternoon session of the Master Shepherd course we attended was led by Dahlia O'Brien and covered sheep and goat parasite management from a scientific perspective.


Beef stew recipe | Home made dog food | Kitchen tips

Beef stew recipe | Home made dog food | Kitchen tips

Have you ever felt that, even your dog needs an enough care and healthy food, just like you need. Then here is the recipe of Beef stew, a perfect healthy food for the dogs.


Monday, May 9, 2016

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Superior genetic quality!!
"After purchasing over 50 chicks of different breeders, I have given most chickens to a family friend last night and stuck only with my stock purchased from amber waves. These silkies are of amazing quality, Debbie and her husband run a tight ship very clean and organized. All animals are fed,loved and cared for. if your looking for top quality pure genetics, look no further i have driven from L.A to San Diego and everything in between looking for these birds waste no time Amber waves is the best"

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Goat and sheep vaccinations


Goat and sheep vaccinationsThe CD&T vaccine is the most frequently recommended preventative for goats and sheep.



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Always a great experience!
"Had them evaluate a silkie I had purchased earlier. Debbie and Jim are wonderful and very helpful people. I am always learning from them. Wonderful people to do business with. "

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The DeLeo's amazing adventure
"We visited the ranch today and it was so clean, had the nicest goats and chickens to choose from. The colors were beautiful and they were so sweet we left buying a bottle fed Pygmy baby girl and a bottle fed baby girl Nigerian. We couldn't be happier, if you're looking we found the best place!"

Friday, May 6, 2016

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Beautiful Silkies
"My daughter loved touring Amber Waves with her grandmother! They bought two silkies. Both birds are sweet and adorable. They get along perfectly with my daughter's modern game bantam. My daughter plans to show her new silkies at next year's 4H fair. Thank you Jim and Debbie!"

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Buying Baby Chicks: Top 4 Questions to Ask

Buying Baby Chicks: Top 4 Questions to Ask

Pair Excitement With Education When Starting a New Flock of Backyard Chickens You've researched your city rules and set-up your brooder. Now it's time for the fun part: buying baby chicks! When visiting a feed store or ordering baby chicks from a breeder or hatchery, it's important to also pick up the correct corresponding information.


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Farm Tour
"Jim and Debbie are great people. They recently gave my daughter and I a tour of their facility and they were very knowledgeable on their different animals. All of the animals were well taken care of and both Jim and Debbie seemed passionate about everything they do at their farm. Definitely a top notch facility with high quality animals. I highly recommend."

Friday, April 29, 2016

New Updated Silkie sales List - Female Bearded Silkies Available

Bearded Bantam Silkie Females available in several colors check out our updated Sales list. http://amberwaves.info/silkiesaleslist.htm

Healthy Chickens, Healthy Flocks

Healthy Chickens, Healthy Flocks

Chickens are domestic livestock, so they depend on their keepers for their well-being. Their needs are simple but unless they get the care they need, they are at risk, writes Christine Heinrichs. The best defence against disease is for the flock to be clean and well nourished.


Do Eggs Go Bad? 3 Ways To Perform an Egg Freshness Test - Countryside Network

Do Eggs Go Bad? 3 Ways To Perform an Egg Freshness Test - Countryside Network

Use These Fresh Egg Tests to Avoid an Encounter with a Rotten Egg "Do eggs go bad?" may seem like a silly question to you. You may even wonder why anyone would need to ask since most people raising chickens for eggs check the nesting boxes every day.

Best Experience

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Best Experience
"Debbie and Jim have been so informative and friendly and helpful to my husband and I. We love our Pygmy Goats so much and I don't think that we would have enjoyed this experience without all their help and guidance. They truly love what they do and I would suggest that anyone that is looking for a professional and caring breeder it's Amber Waves!! Thanks Debbie and Jim!"

Thursday, April 28, 2016

How to Make a Quick and Easy Chicken Saddle

How to Make a Quick and Easy Chicken Saddle

How to Make a Quick and Easy Chicken Saddle 4/27/2016 10:28:00 AM I think most people that own chickens have heard of chicken saddles. Chicken saddles are fabric "vests" you can put on hens that are suffering from overly, ummm, romantic roosters.

Councilors amend Rio Rancho Pygmy goat ordinance


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Councilors amend Rio Rancho Pygmy goat ordinance
RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Rio Rancho City Councilors are amending a proposed ordinance that would allow pygmy goats as pets in the city.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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Dear Amber Waves Bearded Silkies and African Pygmy Goats,

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Went to purchase pygmy goat
"They were very knowledgeable and friendly.they seem to take good care of all the animals wouldn't mind doing business with them."

House Works: How to build a better chicken coop

House Works: How to build a better chicken coop

When it comes to food, people eventually make their way back to basics. Heritage vegetables, free-range meats, artisanal cheeses - they're all examples of what I mean. No matter how modern and convenient our food system has become, it has a hard time delivering a close enough connection to the land for many of us.


Pet Insurance: Is This Needed?


Pet Insurance: Is This Needed?

Medical expenses these days can be very costly not just for humans but even for animals as well. David Quilty from Santa Monica, California can attest to this when he took his cat for tooth extraction and he was billed $1,000 for 2 teeth.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Raising Chickens 101: How to Get Started

Raising Chickens 101: How to Get Started

Want to get started raising chickens? Be sure you're ready to commit! Here's the first post of a beginner's guide. Let's "start from scratch," so to speak. From The Old Farmer's Almanac.


Poultry Farming Terminology - What's in a Name? - Countryside Network

Poultry Farming Terminology - What's in a Name? - Countryside Network

Interesting Facts About Chickens and Other Poultry Whether you are new to poultry farming or you already have years of experience under your belt, you have probably at some point come across a poultry farming term that's unfamiliar.


Cheyenne's backyard chicken ordinance advances

Cheyenne's backyard chicken ordinance advances

CHEYENNE - An ordinance allowing city residents to keep chickens on their property has just one hurdle remaining before becoming law, following its approval by the City Council's Committee of the Whole on Wednesday.


New ordinance could allow backyard chickens in Hanover County

New ordinance could allow backyard chickens in Hanover County

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) - Hanover County residents are one step closer to being able to keep chickens in their back yards. Thursday night, Hanover County's Planning Commission approved an ordinance that would allow chickens in residential areas. It's a decision resident Steve Chippendale with Dunreath Farm agrees with.


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

4 Things You Didn't Know About Keeping Goats In The City

4 Things You Didn't Know About Keeping Goats In The City

Thinking about keeping goats on your urban homestead? I, too, have felt the siren call of backyard dairy and meat, so I sympathize. There are a number of things to consider before you jump into goats, though.


21 Things You Should Know About Goats Before You Start a Goat Farm

21 Things You Should Know About Goats Before You Start a Goat Farm

21 Things You Should Know About Goats Before You Start a Goat Farm 2/7/2014 11:37:00 AM You always wanted to keep dairy goats. You wanted your own fresh - and free - goat milk, goat cheese, goat milk yogurt and maybe even goat meat without having to worry about antibiotics and hormones in the milk.

5 Clever Chicken Egg-Incubation Tips

5 Clever Chicken Egg-Incubation Tips

While chickens are natural incubation experts, many breeders find that utilizing an incubator can give them more control over their hatch, ultimately leading to higher hatch rates than nature provides. Want to increase chicken egg hatch rates? Check out these fives tips to help you become an egg-incubation master.


Hand Raised Bottle Baby Nigerians Available For Sale

We have a select group of Nigerian Dwarf Hand Raised Bottle Babies available fo sale. Two fixed males and the rest females Please visit http://amberwaves.info/nigerian%20dwarf%20goats%20for%20sale.htm can go now as bottle babies if picked up at Amber Waves. To make an appointment to visit or read our reviews please visit http://amber-waves.genbook.com






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