Category: Chickens

Cabinet Re-Purposed Into a Chicken Coop

Cabinet Re-Purposed Into a Chicken Coop - The compartmentalized unit has drawers for soil, straw, corn feed, and egg storage, as well as tiny curtains for the hens, since they prefer to lay eggs in the dark. Chickens need space to roam, so the unit should be placed in a backyard to give them access to the outdoors.

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 …

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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! Eggs go on sale depending on what time of the year you are, so stock up and preserve them. Do you have any other tips, ideas or hacks to do with eggs?

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! …

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Raising Chickens for Beginners

Raising Chickens for Beginners - 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 lot of drawbacks and problems that you should be aware of.

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 …

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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.

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 …

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Cabinet Re-Purposed Into a Chicken Coop

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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 …

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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.

14 Common Chicken Predators and How to Protect Your 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. If you’re a new chicken owner, …

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10 Awesome DIY Chicken Coop Designs

10 Awesome DIY Chicken Coop Designs

10 Awesome DIY Chicken Coop Designs Now the weather is cooling off a little, I think it is time I made my hens a new home. I have had a cheap tractor supply coop for years and quite frankly it …

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How To Raise Chickens – The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

How To Raise Chickens - The Ultimate Beginner's Guide -  Heck, even for a SHTF situation, raising chickens is an awesome alternative for getting food once the grocery store shelves have run dry. As you can see, there are many benefits to learning how to raise chickens.

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 …

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10 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be Better Than Chickens

10 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be Better Than Chickens - list

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 …

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Backyard Chicken Eggonomics: 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 what keeping chickens cost to raise?  On the face of it, you might think keeping chickens …

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