Category Archive: Chickens

5 Ways to Put Your Chickens to Work For You

5 Ways to Put Your Chickens to Work For You We all know the importance of chickens to any homestead. They are a great source of protein both in the form of meat and the eggs. There are some layer hens which lay eggs 365 days a year. But the benefits of having chickens are …

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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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5 Awesome Methods to Preserve Eggs

5 Awesome Methods to Preserve Eggs Eggs are a common food item, bought in half cartons to cartons packed by the dozen(s). Necessary for all of your cake baking needs (and plenty of other delicious recipes too), most households carry them and use them on a daily basis. If you’re the type of person who …

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How To Use Eggshells to Heal Your Cavities

How To Use Eggshells to Heal Your Cavities I’ll start out by saying you should visit your dentist regularly if you can.  That being said, not everyone can has easy access to or can afford one (not to mention those too afraid to go!).  I’m always trolling the internet for natural alternatives and came across this …

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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 Make A Chicken Water Heater In 4 Minutes

How To Make A Chicken Water Heater In 4 Minutes If you own chickens you know how difficult it is to keep them watered over the winter months. As soon as you put their clean water it is pretty much frozen within 20 minutes. Chickens cannot drink water that has frozen due to plunging temperatures. …

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How To Make Chicken Sweaters To Protect Them Over Winter

How To Make Chicken Sweaters To Protect Them Over Winter I thought I have seen everything when it comes to homesteading. I have been doing this blog for 3 years and have sen nothing like this! I personally don’t own chickens but if I did I know for sure I would be knitting them sweaters. …

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22 Chicken Approved Inexpensive Nesting Boxes

22 Chicken Approved Inexpensive Nesting Boxes If you want your chickens to lay more eggs or lay eggs in one spot everyday so you don’t have to go hunting for them, you need nesting boxes. Nesting boxes can be quite pricey if you buy them online ready made. Do what I do and make your …

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How To Can Your Own Chicken

How To Can Your Own Chicken Canning meat is one of the best ways to be prepared. It also can save you a boatload of money too. For example, if you don’t raise your own chickens you can always find deals on chicken at your local store so when they have sale buy it all …

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How To Make Molt Loaf For Molting Chickens

How To Make Molt Loaf For Molting Chickens Did you know that if your chicken is molting they usually stop laying eggs? The rooster also can become infertile during this period too. I am sharing a great recipe for “molt loaf” it is a high protein loaf for molting chickens that will help with the regrowing …

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