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Buying Chickens to Start a Laying Flock

So, you've decided you'd like to raise backyard chickens for eggs and you've thought about the coop, the breeds you might like and learned how to care for the chicks, now you need to decide where to get the chickens!

Chicken Harness (Take 'em for a walk

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Raising Baby Chicks Without A Hen: The First 6 Weeks -

A thorough guide to raising baby chicks without a hen. Where to buy chicks, setting up a brooder box, feeding, watering, spatial needs, stimulation, and problems to look out for. Everything you need to know for the first 6 weeks.

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Caring for Baby Chickens - part of Backyard Chickens 101 Series! Lots of tips on where to buy chickens, what you will need to brood baby chicks, what you need to watch for, and lots of *cute pictures*

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If you can't trust even organic eggs anymore, how do you know which eggs are safe, nutritious and humane? The benefits of pasture raised eggs can't be beat!

Are "Cage Free" Eggs a Scam?

If you can't trust even organic eggs anymore, how do you know which eggs are safe, nutritious and humane? The benefits of pasture raised eggs can't be beat!

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A visual guide to roasting your first turkey [Infographic]

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How to Raise Baby Chicks - A Beginners Guide with pictures!

The best beginners guide on How To Raise Baby Chicks. Learn what supplies you need, and how to care for baby chicks at home or on the farm.

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When to Buy Chickens - Ask Our Experts Blog - Modern Homesteading

Do YOU know the optimal time to buy chicks? And where to get them? From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

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40 Homesteading Skills You Can Learn By Video (Essential AND Easy!)

40 Essential (and easy) homesteading/self-sufficency skills you can learn by video. An easy, comprehensive guide, plus what to buy and where to buy it! #homesteading #diy:

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Mason Bee House - Boost your garden's productivity by providing a happy home for peaceful, non-stinging Mason bees. Slightly smaller than honeybees, mason bees are incredible pollinators. Each one visits as many as 1000 blooms per day — 20 times as many as a honeybee! Hang this natural bamboo house against a tree or wall where it will get morning sun and attract bees. Female bees fill the bamboo tubes with their eggs, and nectar and pollen for the young to eat.

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Where To Buy Chicks, Hatching Eggs, and Chickens

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Where To Buy Shakeology | Shakeology Cleanse | Beachbody 21 Day Fix: Garlic & Lemon Chicken with Red Potatoes and Green Beans

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Lemon & Brown Sugar Chicken in 30 minutes!! Yes. You read it right. Read it again, it sounds better the second time. This link takes you to a page where it is at least half way down, but the recipe is fairly easy and comes together FAST! I think I will have our butcher cut eh chicken in half next time I buy it, so I don't need to mess with it. They are trained and have the equipment to do it, afterall. =-)

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