Animal Care

Susan Schafers

STS Farms, Stony Plain, AB

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What is in chicken feed?

February 16, 2015

“What do you feed your chickens?” Many people that I talk to about my farm ask that, often followed by “Is it true that you feed your chickens antibiotics and hormones?”.  Well, today I’m here to tell you all about what I feed my chickens.  From previous blog posts, I’veMore


A New Flock of Chicks

November 24, 2014

I mentioned in a previous post that one of my favorite jobs on the farm is gathering eggs. That still holds true, but a few days ago we received a new flock of chicks.  Getting to hold those fuzzy yellow and brown little babies is another one of my favoriteMore


Welcome to STS Farms

August 21, 2014

Good morning! Today I would like to introduce you to my family and my girls. Here is a picture of my parents, brother and three kids. My parents started STS Farms in the early 1960’s and it has evolved over the years from a few hundred laying hens to having aMore

Egg farmer Susan Schafers gathers eggs in free-run barn