Raising Chickens

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The Best Way to Store Eggs (Short and Long Term - with video)

The Best Way to Store Eggs (Short and Long Term - with video)

This post may contain affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Please see FCC disclosure for full information. Thank you for supporting this site! In the past year or so, I've seen a lot of people experimenting with the best way to store eggs - short term and long term. I've also seen a lot of egg-preserving failures. So before you try that egg storing method you've seen people talking about on social media, check out this post. I've been storing eggs for many years and have a very good…

Homesteading Q & A (Canning and Chickens! A Video) - Proverbs 31 Woman

Homesteading Q & A (Canning, Chickens)

Homesteading Q & A (Canning and Chickens! A Video) - Proverbs 31 Woman

Chick-a-Doodles: Mealworm Farm

Mealworm Farm

MEALWORM FARM Once you read through 2015, you do not have to go any further to get the most valuable information, plus, I have updated 2015 with any new findings from my experience. From 2016 to current date, is personal notes which may have no relevance or be confusing in their detail. Topics in this page: Short Explaination of Drawer System Glossary of Terms Quick Start Guide My Journal, Part 1: Nov. 1-Dec. 29, 2015 Set-up, Modify and Implement System My Journal, Part 2: Jan. 6, 2016-Jan…

How to build a mealworm farm!

How to build a mealworm farm! this is a video about how to build a self sorting mealworm farm! I built it using 2 storage totes, some screen and a piece of p...

How to Raise and Breed Mealworms for your Chickens

Non-Surgical Bumblefoot Treatment | Tilly's Nest

Learn how to treat bumblefoot in chickens avoid surgery and the use of a scalpel. Learn a non-surgical effective and gentle approach with faster healing.

CarPort Coop ?

Has anyone turned a carport into a coop? If so, do you have pics...needing ideas. Michelle

Chicky Babe

Morning all, Hope you've all had a wonderful Easter break, full of chocolate and all things yummy. Now, the topic of eggs has reminded me that you haven't yet met my menagerie. We have a small farmlet of sorts. Make that all-sorts, as we seem to accumulate homeless animals. Meet some of my girls... ...ok, so that may be Bunny Williams' hen house and not mine, but hey, I can dream can't I? ..and boys. This is our boy Barney ...and Spicy ..and Hot (goes with Spicy, of course!) and Ava and…

How to raise pastured meat birds on the homestead. Here are some tips for raising free range poultry.

6 Expert Tips For Raising Pastured Poultry

How to raise pastured meat birds on the homestead. Here are some tips for raising free range poultry.

Are you thinking about raising meat birds? Here are 8 things you need to think about before you decide to raise Cornish Cross chickens for the freezer.

10 Things to Consider Before Getting Cornish Cross Chickens (Broilers)

Are you thinking about raising meat birds? Here are 10 things you need to consider before you make a decision.

How to Sex Chickens: 6 Ways to Determine Hen Or Rooster

How to Sex Chickens: 6 Ways to Determine Hen Or Rooster

If you’re in the chicken business in any capacity, you likely know how important it is to correctly sex a ... Read more

Pastured chickens - Polyface farm

Pastured chickens - Polyface farm

Egg hatch guide- Infographic

Egg hatch guide- Infographic

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How to Hatch Chicks with a Broody Hen

How to Hatch Chicks with a Broody Hen

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. All opinions are my own. Please see FCC disclosure for full information. Thank you for your support! Do you have a hen who sits persistently on eggs? Some people get frustrated when this happens, but being the frugal and practical homesteader I am, I've learned to embrace this behavior as mostly useful. I don't care for keeping chicks in a brooder, and I dislike the expense of buying fertilized eggs and an incubator. When possible…

Keeping roosters with hens is a great way to help keep your hens safe, provide fertilized eggs and enjoy the morning wakeup calls.  Occasionally, rooster spurs can become dangerous for your hens and can get in the way of your rooster's legs and feet.  You can safely and painlessly remove rooster spurs at home from your backyard chickens.  Removing rooster spurs can help prevent your rooster from harming your hens without removing to rooster from the flock.

Removing Rooster Spurs: Keeping Backyard Chickens and Roosters Safely

Keeping roosters with hens is a great way to help keep your hens safe, provide fertilized eggs and enjoy the morning wakeup calls. Occasionally, rooster spurs can become dangerous for your hens and can get in the way of your rooster's legs and feet. You can safely and painlessly remove rooster spurs at home from your backyard chickens. Removing rooster spurs can help prevent your rooster from harming your hens without removing to rooster from the flock.

Woman (Me) Battles with Hawk to Save Chicken's Life. (How to protect chickens from hawks and other raptors.)

Woman (Me) Battles with Hawk to Save Chicken's Life

Northern Goshawk. Courtesy Wikipedia Commons. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. All opinions are my own. Please see FCC disclosure for full information. Thank you for your support! I was outside feeding the chickens - feeling pretty exhausted, actually. I'd removed the feeder from the hen house and walked several feet away to a carport where we keep our chicken feed in a rat-proof container, just like I do every afternoon. On my way back to the coop with a full…