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The Benefits of Keeping Chickens

The Benefits of Keeping Chickens - One of the best moves to make is to start keeping chickens. Chickens are crazy little creatures but they are easy to keep close. The provide great food and entertainment for the family.  Chickens offer a ton of benefits as well.

Prepping can happen in secret. You can store all of your resources in a small room and lie to the world. You can tell people at work that you are normal and that you think those crazy preppers are out …

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Can’t Have Chickens? Try Raising Quail!

here are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner's associations are a prime example of places you can't raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don't mind you raising quail. If you don't know much about these amazing little birds, now is the perfect time to start!

There are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner’s associations are a prime example of places you can’t raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don’t mind you raising quail. If you don’t know much about …

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Kids and Chickens

Kids and Chickens - This is a great article that goes deep in depth on the idea of chickens and kids and how they go hand in hand. Its an incredible look at what this relationship can be and what you have to look out for as well.

They have a lot in common, the two of them. What needs to be said about having chickens with kids is that you can hardly have a better situation for kids to understand the flow of food and the lifestyle …

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Can’t Have Chickens? Try Raising Quail!

Can't Have Chickens? Try Raising Quail! -- There are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner's associations are a prime example of places you can't raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don't mind you raising quail.

There are places where chickens are banned from being raised. Home Owner’s associations are a prime example of places you can’t raise chickens at all. Oddly enough though, they don’t mind you raising quail. If you don’t know much about …

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DIY Drinking Water Dispenser for Chickens

DIY drinking water dispenser for chickens

How you feed and water your birds has a significant bearing on your lifestyle. Though it may only be a couple of times a day it means that you have to be present every day or someone does. This is …

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Black Walnut Tincture for Worming Chickens and Livestock

Black Walnut Tincture for Worming Chickens and Livestock - This is an article about the black walnut that will remind you again that is capable of being more than a food source. Imagine medicine coming form the humble husk of the black walnut. This article is all about using it as a de wormer for animals but you can use it for so much more.

The black walnut tree is an example of the survival resources that are hiding in plain sight. You know, it is so common that we look for the next big thing or the next best thing in the survival world. …

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Boredom Busters … for Rabbits! and Chickens too!

Boredom Busters … for Rabbits! and Chickens too! - This is a great article with a very unique boredom buster for your rabbits and your chickens. You will find that your animals act much better when they have a task like this. That means better production for you.

If you are looking to have a nice flock of chickens or a good bunch of rabbits you better be sure that you keep them safe. Safe means a cage. That can mean a strange and often brutal lifestyle. Now, …

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5 Birds (Besides Chickens) That Are Worth Raising

5 Birds (Besides Chickens) That Are Worth Raising -- Chickens are easily the most popular animal among homesteaders. Even urban homesteaders--who usually only have a small backyard--probably have some chickens running around. And why shouldn't they? Chickens produce eggs and meat, and they're fairly easy to take care of.

Chickens are easily the most popular animal among homesteaders. Even urban homesteaders–who usually only have a small backyard–probably have some chickens running around. And why shouldn’t they? Chickens produce eggs and meat, and they’re fairly easy to take care of. …

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A Guide for Raising Meat Chickens

A Guide for Raising Meat Chickens - Meat chickens are the second most effective creature that you can bring up in your backyard.

I have to admit that I have never raised meat chickens. I raised chickens for eggs and really enjoyed having them around. I have another admission. Roosters were not allowed in my area so I could have rehomed them and …

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How to Use Oregano Essential Oil for Your Chickens

There is an electric feeling that comes over you when you open that nesting box and you see an egg. If you are lucky enough to be harvesting eggs and keeping chickens in a urban or suburban environment the magic …

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