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Grow Your Own Poultry Feed    Save money and have a healthier flock by giving your birds homegrown, all-natural feeds.

Providing Natural Poultry Feed - Homesteading and Livestock

Chickens compost -- Grow a garden to feed your chickens and let them feed your garden. Here's a helpful article about giving your flock homegrown, all-natural feeds -- and reaping the benefit in rich compost. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Caring for chickens in the winter - no lights or heat needed

Backyard Chickens in the Snow

Get yourself some live chickens male and female. Caring for chickens in the winter - no lights or heat needed

7 Things You Shouldnt Feed Your Chickens. Click for the full list: http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2013/04/7-things-you-shouldnt-feed-your-chickens.html #chickens #homesteading

What NOT to Feed Chickens

7 Things You Shouldnt Feed Your Chickens. Looks like a helpful place for lots of chicken info.

3 Simple Cold-Weather Treats for Your Flock  http://blog.mypetchicken.com/2015/01/09/3-simple-cold-weather-treats-flock/

3 simple cold weather treats for your flock

Boredom Busters for Chickens tasty nibbles of wheat, seeds, fruit and molasses (hence you will find it is sticky to touch). Molasses were used, according to my old poultry keeping book, in poultry feed in days gone by, and is said to help the hens digestion.

Boredom Busters for Chickens tasty nibbles of wheat, seeds, fruit and molasses (hence you will find it is sticky to touch). Molasses were used in poultry feed in days gone by, and is said to help the hens digestion.

homemade chicken feed recipe / http://www.wellfedhomestead.com/homemade-chicken-feed-without-soy-or-corn

Homemade Chicken Feed without Soy or Corn 4 parts soft white wheat 3 parts hard red wheat 2 parts sunflower seeds 1 part hulled barley 1 part millet 1 part oat groats 1 part split peas part fish meal part flax seeds part kelp

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Benefits of Molasses for your Flock

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Benefits of Molasses for your Flock Cleansing Mash 1 Jar unsweetened apple sauce oz.) or several cored apples pureed in a food processor 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon blackstrap molasses Cup plain yogurt Feed free choice to grown hens.

Chicken Toys - Why they are important and how you can provide them

A chicken that is not provided with adequate enrichment and mental stimulation will be more inclined towards problem behaviors. Feather pecking, bullying, egg eating and even cannibalism are almost always a result of chickens that are confined.

one of the most useful herbs for chickens....Artemisia Silver Mound - Place clippings in nesting boxes to repel poultry lice  mites naturally

Artemisia Silver Mound one of the most useful herbs for chickens.Artemisia Silver Mound - Place clippings in nesting boxes to repel poultry lice & mites naturally

10 Tips for Happy Chickens

For when I have my chickens.Keep Your Chickens Clean and Happy - Live Green + Natural

Hen and Biddies...country living at Grandma's house...those were the…

Heritage Breeds Can Be the Best Egg Laying Chickens - Livestock - GRIT Magazine

Check out this article from GRIT Magazine about heritage breeds! ----Heritage Breeds Can Be the Best Egg Laying Chickens. Rare domesticated animals need engaged stewards to survive. Raise heritage chickens and you’ll find some of the best egg laying chic

This is the website of the author of a poultry book. It contains a ton of homesteading information including an extensive section on poultry.

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

A dust bath is an important part of chicken hygiene. Bathing helps chickens get rid of Mites and other parasites that can afflict chickens. Wood ash mixed with sand is one way to create dust for them.

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

Using wood ashes for your chickens saves money. (fireplace ash only, not BBQ coals, etc) and when needed, mix 2 parts ash to 1 part sand for the chickens to do their dust bathing. It keeps mites away. That and paint the coop with hydrated lime.

DIY Chicken Feed:

Homemade Theme

Homemade Chicken Feed Recipes: Soy-Free, Corn-Free, Fermented, Sprouted Check Sprouted grains for chickens from A Life Unprocessed for cheep chicken feed :)

Chicken Treat Chart The Best Treats For Backyard Chickens - BackYard Chickens Community

Chicken Treat Chart The Best Treats For Backyard Chickens - BackYard Chickens Community(Chicken Backyard)

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