Category Archive: Chickens

Easy DIY Pallet Greenhouse Or Chicken Coop

Easy DIY Pallet Greenhouse Or Chicken Coop This multi purpose DIY project can serve as a great greenhouse or chicken coop. Easy to build for a very frugal price! There are loads of garden DIY projects on the web, the difference between this and others is that this is a multi purpose garden addition, You …

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How To Build a Simple Yet Awesome Backyard Chicken Coop

How To Build a Simple Yet Awesome Backyard Chicken Coop Build your own simple yet awesome chicken coop for your backyard and save hundreds of dollars. This cool DIY project could save you hundreds of dollars and get you a bigger coop for your money. The Materials Needed can be brought from any hardware store but …

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How to Grow Sprouts In A Mason Jar For You Or Your Chickens

How to Grow Sprouts In A Mason Jar For You Or Your Chickens Sprouts are great for us and our lovely chickens. They are full of nutrients and much needed sustenance. You can use sprouts in your every day foods, I prefer them in salads It gives the salad a great crunch and taste. For …

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How To Build An Amazing Chicken Coop

How To Build An Amazing Chicken Coop Having chickens is rewarding and just pure awesomeness  rolled into one. Make sure you have a great coop. Don’t spend hundreds of dollars on a pre made one. Build one! Raising chickens in your back yard can have many great benefits. Pre made chicken coops are expensive and …

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The Cost Of Raising Chickens In 2014

The Cost Of Raising Chickens In 2014 I think generally we all would like to raise chickens, either for the eggs or just as pets. Lets be honest tho, do you really know what keeping chickens costs per year? I know I didn’t until I read the amazing article from pintsizefarm.com. They go into detail how …

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DIY PVC Chicken Feeder

DIY PVC Chicken Feeder See how to make this DIY PVC chicken feeder and save your self a lot of money. Our friends over at prepforshtf.com show us how to make a PVC chicken feeder that keeps the feed flowing as the chickens eat. Then you only need to fill up the tube when you …

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10 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be Better Than Chickens

The number of people/families that are keeping chickens is on the rise. They produce eggs pretty much daily and can be a source of meat when the time arises, but recently I have seen more and more accounts of how ducks are becoming the new chicken. I found a really cool website with really good …

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Raising Chickens for Beginners

Raising Chickens for Beginners  Raising chickens is easy and rewarding but a lot of people don’t really know the true cost to having them. Having chickens is my goal for next year. There are so many rewards when you own chickens like saving money on eggs and chicken but there are also lots of drawbacks …

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7 Important Steps To Prepare Your Chickens For Fall And Winter

The cold, dark months of winter can be life-threatening to backyard chickens, but they don’t have to be. Chickens are actually very hardy birds, able to withstand surprisingly cold temperatures as long as they have ample food, water, and a solid structure for shelter. For thousands of years, people have kept these birds in high …

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5 Uses For Chickens In the Garden

  If you are looking for a devoted helper in your backyard garden, the humble chicken would like to apply for the job. We all know that there is no egg fresher than that which was laid by one of your own chickens. However, the benefits of welcoming a few chickens to roost on your turf …

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How to Butcher Your Own Poultry

How to Butcher Your Own Poultry Most people live a pretty comfy life compared to our ancestors. We have an abundance of fairly cheap food available at the local grocery store. Meat comes packaged on slabs of Styrofoam, with the bones and skin removed. Heck, you can even buy it marinated, cooked, and ready to …

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Awesome FREE Chicken Coop Plans With Photos

It is a small coop, 4×4 ft giving 32 sq/ft of confined space between the coop proper and the lower, covered pen.  It is constructed using 2×3 framing and accommodates an r-13, batt insulation (its a little compressed so likely it’s more like r-11).  The ridge beam, floor joists and platform brackets are all 2×4.  …

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** FREE KINDLE BOOK ** Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook

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How To Store Fresh Eggs Without Refrigeration Up 9 Months

How To Store Fresh Eggs Without Refrigeration Up 9 Months Store eggs without refrigeration like we did back in the day! Some say the eggs taste better when kept this way. Wanna give it a try? We have been duped all these years about eggs needing to be refrigerated. First of all, they come out …

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6 Tips Using Egg Shell Membrane

For something that is normally thrown out as rubbish, the membrane lining in an egg shell has some surprising uses. That’s right crack that egg and use it as normal. Then, instead of throwing the shell away, peel that thin white skin or membrane out and use it as an aid to healing. See all the …

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