As we near the end of 2013, and realize that our second year of blogging is drawing to a close, I thought it would be fun to go back and look at the top ten blog posts from the year, as ranked by reader page views. If you have recently joined us, you might have missed a few, so let's take a look at what interested blog readers most throughout the year. And here they are:
#2 Toxic Treats - This post on what NOT to feed your chickens came in at number two.
#3 Do You See What I See? - This post shared a dozen fascinating facts about chicken eyesight.
#4 Ten Winter Boredom Busters - This fun post shared some easy, inexpensive ways to keep your flock from getting bored in the winter.
#5 Five Common Mistakes First-Time Chicken Keepers Make - This post is a must-read for anyone diving into chicken keeping for the first time.
#6 Benefits of Molasses for your Flock - Molasses is a super nutritious energy booster and contains loads of good stuff for your flock!
#7 DIY Brooder Box - This step-by-step tutorial on how to make a brooder box from a plastic storage tote came in at number seven for the year.
#8 Treating and Preventing Mites Naturally - Hopefully you'll never have to deal with lice or mites on your chickens, but if you ever do, this post will walk you through a natural prevention and treatment plan.
#9 Ways to Keep Water From Freezing - This post shared five easy ways to keep your chickens' water from freezing in the winter.
#10 Homemade Flock Block - This easy homemade seed block will help with your flock's winter energy needs.