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Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

Edible Holiday Garlands for your Backyard Flock-Fresh Eggs Daily Blog-Grit Magazine

Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

chicken roost with sand under it to scoop out the poop

Poop board convert *warning-graphic/gross poop pictures*

i have nesting boxes just about your size there. I made my poop tray above my nesting boxes and it hung over the top of the row of nests' and I just...

homemade chicken waterer- so stinking simple and smart! (Wonder if you could do the same thing with a large "Gatorade" cooler and give your hens cool water in the summer.)

Homemade Chicken Drinker

I just thought I’d put up a few photos I took of our homemade chicken waterer, MK2, while I was sorting out the rhubarb champagne the other day. Now I know this is nothing particularly revolu…

Where eggs really come from.

Amanda Visell's chicken reproductive poster | Boing Boing

Artist Amanda Visell has a great new print about the reproductive cycle of the chicken.

How To Butcher A Chicken (with step-by-step instructions) | The Elliott Homestead #butchery #animals #homesteading #selfsufficiency

How To Butcher A Chicken - The Elliott Homestead

While it may seem like an overwhelming task, The Elliott Homestead shows you an easy step-by-step way to butcher a chicken.

Chicken Coop & Run 6ft x 8ft - BackYard Chickens Community

Chicken Coop

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Raising Goats on a Backyard Farm - Modern Homesteading - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Raising Goats on a Backyard Farm | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Transform your backyard into a farm perfect for raising goats using this tried and true guide and, in no time, enjoy fresh goat milk among other benefits.

MEAL WORMS 4 CHICKENS!!! Meal worm farming - Top drawer for pupae and beetles. I cut the bottom out of the drawer and hot glued screening so that when the eggs hatch, the small worms will fall into the second drawer.

Mealworm farming

Quote: Woohooo! Your farm is really jiving! It is an incredible teaching experience to share with our kids and grandkids. Heck, even the neighbor kids...

Click here to Learn How To Raise Turkey & Avoid Costly Mistakes!

Raising Turkeys for Fun and Profit: Basic Facts and Terminology

The first thing that comes to mind for most people when they think of raising turkeys is Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Many folks raise turkeys for eating, but many also just enjoy having them around the farm to keep as pets. Others still, may do both; raising some for eating and others as pets. Raising turkeys is a good side-line business for small farmers. Most farmers look for "recession buster" residual incomes during economic times like those today. Turkeys may be rotated through…

A Simple Guide to Buying Your First Goat

A Simple Guide to Buying your First Goat

Buying your first goat seems hard, but I promise it's not. Here's my simple guide to doing it right!

Raising Chickens for Meat :: Choosing a breed, Gathering Supplies, and Preparing for Health Maintenance

Raising Chickens for Meat :: Choosing a breed, Gathering Supplies, and Preparing for Health Maintenance | Frugally Sustainable

“Of all the forms of livestock, chickens put meat on your table with the least amount of time and effort. In a matter of weeks your chicken-keeping chores are over and your freezer is full of tasty, healthful poultry.” –The Backyard Homestead Guide to Raising Farm Animals A few weeks ago I wrote to you... Continue Reading

Easy way to raise a coop!

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