Have you considered starting your homestead with Quail? Raise quail for the purpose of eggs and meat. Coturnix and Bobwhite Quail enjoy a natural environment, get started at Garden Up Green
Ready to build your chicken coop? | Check out this checklist #survivalife www.survivallife.com
It may not be the BEST farm task, but when it needs to be done, these tips will come in handy when you decide to delve into butchering chickens. http://www.attainable-sustainable.net/butchering-chickens/
Icelandic Chickens -
How to tell if your chicken is laying or not.
10 Things About Raising Chickens You Won't Read in Books | ImaginAcres
How to Train Chickens to Come When Called (and Why You Should)
Wondering how to hypnotize a chicken? Learn two easy ways to calm birds: the oscillating finger method or sternum stroke method.
The Buckeye - another threatened heritage American breed, perfect for a permaculture garden
The Phoenix Chicken Breed is one of the most beautiful breeds around.
Black Australorp Rooster
White Faced Black Spanish -Their faces are completely white. This peculiar trait was developed by selecting for ever larger and larger white earlobes until they managed to take over the whole face. They are also known as "Clown-faced chickens." The white face will take some time to fully develop in young birds. Like all Mediterranean breeds, they lay large white eggs.
the chicken buffet - THAT's how you keep most of the food off the ground - easy to clean, too.
roosters . . .
A blue Bresse rooster by Greenfire Farms
Follow these steps to predator proof your chicken coop and run, and your birds will safely enjoy their space while you sleep easily. Elevate the coop, enclose runs with properly secured half inch hardware cloth, create a skirt or underground fence, padlock the doors, and surround with electric wire in bear country. These are some of the important measures - read the details and get more tips at the link.
Predator proofing chicken/duck/goose run- love it. or wrap the wire all the way around the bottom and never have a worry that they can get it!
Solar light in the coop run so bugs collect at night as a treat for the chickens