Category Archive: Chickens

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 Raise Chickens – The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

How To Raise Chickens – The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide One of the biggest challenges to living off the grid is having a sustainable source of food. Gardening is one way to do this, but it’s not the only way. I’m a big fan of raising chickens. The reason? Because chickens can provide you with a …

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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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Awesome FREE Chicken Coop Plans With Photos

Awesome FREE Chicken Coop Plans With Photos Setting up a new homestead when you’re on a budget can be tough. It requires a creative spirit, scrounging ability, and some basic DIY skills. Backyard chicken coops continue to gain in popularity and I don’t see any signs of it slowing down. Chickens are great for the homesteader, …

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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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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 can also be a …

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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 bought from any hardware store …

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10 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be Better Than Chickens

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 …

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How To Make a DIY Chicken Coop From an Old Swingset

How To Make a DIY Chicken Coop From an Old Swingset Setting up a new homestead when you’re on a budget can be tough. It requires a creative spirit, scrounging ability, and some basic DIY skills. If you go through the work and expense of raising chickens for eggs, it’s important to provide them with …

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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 chickens …

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