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How Much Does it Really Cost to Raise Chickens?

Backyard Chicken Eggonomics How Much Does it Really Cost to Raise Chickens? — 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 to raise? I know I didn't until I read the amazing article from mindyourdirt.com.

Generally, we all would like to raise chickens, either for the eggs or just as pets. Let’s be honest though, do you really know how much it will cost to raise chickens? On the face of it, you might think …

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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.

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. …

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14 Common Chicken Predators and How to Protect Chickens

14 Common Chicken Predators and How to Protect Chickens - Other than diseases, predators are the biggest problem of every chicken owner. Being able to protect chickens from these predators can be tricky though.

Other than diseases, predators are the biggest problem of every chicken owner. Being able to protect chickens from these predators can be tricky though. If you’re a new chicken owner, you might not notice it yet but there are many …

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What if Your Neighbors Ask Questions?

Maybe a question as old as prepping, what if neighbors as questions?

Maybe a question as old as prepping, what if neighbors ask questions? You could file this one under OPSEC or you can look at it from another angle. When you get into prepping, it’s going to affect you. At first, …

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Three Things all Preppers Should Be Doing this Spring

Spring brings warmer temperatures and people get out of the winter misery and into outdoor tasks.

Spring brings warmer temperatures and people get out of the winter misery and into outdoor tasks. For many of us, we aren’t sure what to do when it gets warm. We are often looking for a reason to get out …

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How to Dehydrate Apples (+ Our Cinnamon Apple Chips Recipe!)

How to dehydrate apples

When it comes to dehydrated fruits, apples are absolutely delicious. They can also be rehydrated and used in all sorts of recipes. Do you know how to dehydrate apples? Is there a fruit more woven into our culture than the …

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11 Must Use Organic Compost Ingredients

Hands holding some fresh compost next to a pile of kitchen scraps

Your garden needs good compost: there’s no question about that. If you want your vegetables and fruits to produce well and stay healthy, you’ll need to learn to create your own soil improver. Here are the top organic compost ingredients. But, …

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9 Easiest Ways to Store Meat Without Refrigeration

9 Ways to Store Meat Without Refrigeration - This article serves as an introduction to off-grid meat storage. We'll look at methods like smoking, curing, brining, dehydrating, freeze drying, and more. People were storing meat long before refrigerators were invented.

If you’re looking for a way to store meat without refrigeration, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you are prepping for an impending emergency, or just trying to live off the grid, food storage is going to be an …

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Keeping the Egg Laying Hens Warm in the Winter

We are not yet out of the woods! The cold is still hanging around and for the northern parts of the United States winter is far from over.

We are not yet out of the woods! The cold is still hanging around and for the northern parts of the United States winter is far from over. The southeast got a taste of spring last week and sometimes that’s …

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Make Chicken Sweaters to Prepare for Winter

Chickens are warriors. They are survivors. It's so heartbreaking when that coop is broken into and your birds are eaten up or just torn apart. It happens. 

Chickens are warriors. They are survivors. It’s so heartbreaking when that coop is broken into and your birds are eaten up or just torn apart. It happens.  Your chickens are your little backyard survivors. They are a constant reminder of …

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