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    Baawk! I'm going extinct! A large number of important historical breeds of chickens are in danger of being lost. Sand Hill Preservation Center is helping preserve more than just seeds, but also breeds chickens. Let's raise some of these in our backyards.

    Dominique chickens are a threatened American breed on the Ark of Taste`s heritage list. If you raise them you get great feathers, eggs, meat, and you help preserve a dieing breed.

    DIY grazing boxes make for happy hens. They're a great way to save on the cost of raising backyard chickens (and other poultry), too!

    8 Best Chicken Breeds for Homestead #poultry #homstead

    This is the website of the author of my favorite poultry book. It contains a ton of great homesteading information... It's really like an online homesteading book. In this section is his info on growing food, but there's lots more to see on other subjects too. A lot of the wisdom that he put in his book can be found in the poultry section. ~WR

    Chickens or Ducks? Which poultry is best for a small homestead? Find out pros and cons of each!

    Why do sprouting seeds mean happy chickens? We spill the beans!

    Using Sand in the Coop | The 104 Homestead

    Natural Spring Cleaning - A piece of charcoal attached to the wall inside a coop can give your poultry access to a natural substance that will help absorb toxins and help to keep the digestive system in balance.

    From Seed to Feed in 8 days: Barley Fodder Sprouting Trials. Would make a fun sod for quail/torts/pretty much everyone.

    Free range chickens: Lets support this more natural and kinder way of raising poultry.

    List of Herbs For Healthy Chickens

    How to Make and Use a Killing Cone

    By Gail DamerowAn automatic door is indispensable if you’re not always there to let your chickens out in the morning and close them in at night to secure t


    Great resource on chicken health and behavior.

    Automatic Poutlry Watering System Using Left Over Garden Drip System Pieces and Dog Water Dishes

    chicken hat

    A 1924 perspective on feeding poultry - complete with recipes for feed and scratch.

    Homemade chicken feed

    Sprouting On The Run: The poster says, "I sprout wild bird seed, mostly millet, black oil sunflower and milo. My birds wont eat milo, so it's the last thing left in the feeders each night. I dump it in the coop floor sprout gardens. Basic 2 x 4s with a wire frame. Place near waterers and keep it wet. Below is 3 days' growth during a heat wave/drought."