Ever thought of raising backyard chickens? Here's tips on how to get started. It's easier than you would think!

Ever thought of raising backyard chickens? Here's tips on how to get started. It's easier than you would think!

Have you wondered how to know if it is too cold for backyard chickens? Since people do raise chickens in all kinds of cold temps, look for these signs

Have you wondered how to know if it is too cold for backyard chickens? Since people do raise chickens in all kinds of cold temps, look for these signs

If you are raising backyard chickens, you may have read the contents on the bag of chicken feed. Those contents include handfuls of names that are difficult to pronounce and quite questionable as to what the feed really includes. Do we really want our chickens eating that? The answer to this concern-- Homemade Non-GMO and Organic Chicken Feed Mix.

If you are raising backyard chickens, you may have read the contents on the bag of chicken feed. Those contents include handfuls of names that are difficult to pronounce and quite questionable as to what the feed really includes. Do we really want our chickens eating that? The answer to this concern-- Homemade Non-GMO and Organic Chicken Feed Mix.

Apple cider vinegar, garlic, and diatomaceous earth are the holistic trinity of raising chickens.

Apple cider vinegar, garlic, and diatomaceous earth are the holistic trinity of raising chickens.

Nesting Boxes    Tucked behind a drop-down door, this trio of cozy cubbies is situated so that eggs are within easy reach—as Heather demonstrates. A raised ledge keeps any from rolling out.

Nesting Boxes Tucked behind a drop-down door, this trio of cozy cubbies is situated so that eggs are within easy reach—as Heather demonstrates. A raised ledge keeps any from rolling out.

The Chunnel - a chicken tunnel.  Gives backyard chickens room to roam a bit, and keeps the strip between the fence line and raised beds free of weeds.

The Chunnel - a chicken tunnel. Gives backyard chickens room to roam a bit, and keeps the strip between the fence line and raised beds free of weeds.

Raise Chickens on a Budget - If you're looking to raise chickens on a budget, there's a few things you can do to keep your cost to a minimum.

Raise Chickens on a Budget - If you're looking to raise chickens on a budget, there's a few things you can do to keep your cost to a minimum.

Learn about collecting, cleaning, and storing chicken eggs in this Raising Chicken's 101 beginner series from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

Learn about collecting, cleaning, and storing chicken eggs in this Raising Chicken's 101 beginner series from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

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