Category Archive: Chickens

11 Amazing Uses For Vinegar Around The Coop

11 Amazing Uses For Vinegar Around The Coop Chickens can give so much more than meat and eggs, they can make your homesteading life much more enjoyable. Each chicken has their own personality and can be very rewarding. You can make apple cider vinegar yourself or you can buy it at the store but whether …

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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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How to Ditch the City and Start a Farm

How to Ditch the City and Start a Farm A lot of us have the goal to live in the country, develop our homesteading skills to become more self-sufficient. Who knows, maybe even get to the point where we can live primarily off the grid. Prepping to survive after a major disaster is so much more …

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How To Make A PVC Chicken Feeder

How To Make A PVC Chicken Feeder This DIY PVC chicken feeder is strong, safe and will save your self a lot of money. When you own chickens you have to ensure they have a constant supply of fresh food. This will do that without you physically feeding them on a daily basis! Our friends …

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2990+ Free Chicken Coop Designs

2990+ Free Chicken Coop Designs Are you thinking about getting chickens this year? Confused about what you want as a coop? I have found the mother load of coop designs for you all. Almost 3000 FREE Chicken Coop Ideas 🙂 I personally am not aloud to keep chickens because of zoning issues in my town… unfortunate. …

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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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Cabinet Re-Purposed Into a Chicken Coop

Cabinet Re-Purposed Into a Chicken Coop I saw his article and had to share it with you all, you’re going to think this DIY is so cool, you’re going to have to make it for all of your chicken loving friends!. Imagine a convenient location for all of your chicken needs, that’s what this DIY …

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How To Freeze Fresh Eggs The Right Way

How To Freeze Fresh Eggs The Right Way If you own chickens you will know that they can produce more eggs that you can eat on a daily basis. Even more so when it’s warmer out. In the winter they lay less but you can still end up with a lot of eggs sitting around …

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Growing Your Own Chicken Feed the Easy Way

Growing Your Own Chicken Feed the Easy Way If you are a chicken farmer, whether commercially or just a backyard flock, you know that good quality chicken feed is anything but inexpensive.  Chances are pretty good that if you raise chickens, you also have a garden and therefore a built in workforce! There are several …

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How To Safely Preserve Fresh Eggs Without Refrigeration For Up To 9 Months

How To Safely Preserve Fresh Eggs Without Refrigeration For Up To 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? I already do this and will never go back to refrigerating my eggs again! We have …

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