Tips for Raising Chickens

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My Functional And Eye Catching Chicken Coop Design

Check out this amazing chicken coop design complete with a dutch door, stylish outdoor solar lights, nesting box ideas, and more!! Stylish and functional!

The Deep Litter Method for Your Winter Chicken Coop - The Paleo Mama

Using the deep litter method for your winter chicken coop is a great way to keep your chickens healthy and warm during the cold months.

Like peas and carrots, chickens and gardens belong together (though not occupying the same space). Chickens want to work. Why not harness that natural instinct?::

Chickens & Compost - Like Peas & Carrots

Like peas and carrots, chickens and gardens belong together (though not occupying the same space). Chickens want to work. Why not harness that natural instinct?::

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! Save money, happy chickens. Win, win.

How to Make Grazing Boxes for Your Chickens to Cut Feed Costs

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! Save money, happy chickens. Win, win.

If you are raising chickens for the first time here are the essential items you need, and exactly how to get them set up in the best environment. Whether its for laying or meat chickens.   #frugal #ffg #homestead #chickens #backyardchickens #eggs #tips #hacks

What You Need to Know When Raising Chickens for the First Time

If you are raising chickens for the first time here are the essential items you need, and exactly how to get them set up in the best environment. Whether its for laying or meat chickens. #frugal #ffg #homestead #chickens #backyardchickens #eggs #tips #hacks

Ducks can lay beautiful egg colors! Here is an overview of duck egg color, with a chart included to give you an idea of what to expect from 14 different breeds of ducks. There is also an overview of how genetics determine egg color and how you can breed ducks for specific egg color as well. Read more here... via @delciplouffe

5 Tips to Breeding for Colored Ducks Eggs (+Duck Egg Color Chart!)

Ducks can lay beautiful egg colors! Here is an overview of duck egg color, with a chart included to give you an idea of what to expect from 14 different breeds of ducks. There is also an overview of how genetics determine egg color and how you can breed ducks for specific egg color as well. Read more here...

The Brahma is a breed of chicken known for its immense size, even given the nickname the “King of Chickens” by many poultry farmers because of it. The bird itself has Asiatic roots, with many of its progenitors originating from Shanghai, where they were imported.  #backyardchickens #chickenbreeds #brahmachicken

Everything You Need to Know About the Brahma Chicken - BackyardChickensHQ

The Brahma is a breed of chicken known for its immense size, even given the nickname the “King of Chickens” by many poultry farmers because of it. The bird itself has Asiatic roots, with many of its progenitors originating from Shanghai, where they were imported. #backyardchickens #chickenbreeds #brahmachicken

It's that time of year when your hens start laying some weird looking eggs. Learn what it means and if it's a concern for the backyard farmer. via @tasiaboland  chickens | raise your own | eggs | free range | brown eggs | weather | shapes of eggs| homesteading | frugal

How the Weather Affects the Look of Your Eggs

It's that time of year when your hens start laying some weird looking eggs. Learn what it means and if it's a concern for the backyard farmer. via @tasiaboland chickens | raise your own | eggs | free range | brown eggs | weather | shapes of eggs| homesteading | frugal

How to Cook a Stewing Hen - The Paleo Mama

Have you ever wondered what to do with that too-old-to-even-lay-eggs-much-anymore chicken (or mean ole' rooster) that still pecks around in your flock?

Help your backyard chickens beat the summer heat with these 10 tips to keep them cooled off, happy, healthy, and productive all summer long. #backyardpoultry #backyardchickens

10 Brilliant tips to Keep Your Chickens Cool This Summer

Help your backyard chickens beat the summer heat with these 10 tips to keep them cooled off, happy, healthy, and productive all summer long. #backyardpoultry #backyardchickens

First time with chickens? When will they lay eggs? There are certain clues you can look for to indicate when your hens will start laying eggs. via @frugalfarmgrl #raisingchickensforeggs

6 Things You Should Know Before a Hen Lays Eggs

First time with chickens? When will they lay eggs? There are certain clues you can look for to indicate when your hens will start laying eggs. via @frugalfarmgrl #raisingchickensforeggs

No, your baby chick is not practicing their splits for a dance recital. They have a case of splay leg, or spraddle leg. You can help fix your baby chick right up with this easy to follow, how to guide. We'll show you, step by step, the best way to get your chick back on its own two feet again. #raisingchickens #homesteadanimals #homesteadingtips

How To Fix Splay Leg

No, your baby chick is not practicing their splits for a dance recital. They have a case of splay leg, or spraddle leg. You can help fix your baby chick right up with this easy to follow, how to guide. We'll show you, step by step, the best way to get your chick back on its own two feet again. #raisingchickens #homesteadanimals #homesteadingtips

Portable chicken coops boast many advantages for new or aspiring chicken farmers. The advantages include free fertilizer, pest control and best of all fresh eggs. #portablchickencoop #coops #chickens #backyardchickens #homestead #homesteading #homsteader #tips #design

Tips for Setting Up Portable Chicken Coops in Your Backyard

Portable chicken coops boast many advantages for new or aspiring chicken farmers. The advantages include free fertilizer, pest control and best of all fresh eggs. Don’t be fooled into thinking you need a large farm

10 Wild Herbs for Chicken Health - Timber Creek Farm

10 Wild Herbs for Chicken Health - Timber Creek Farm

Do you forage for wild herbs for chicken health for your flock? When we keep chickens in coops and runs, we have to provide the majority of the nutrition

How to Choose Backyard Chicken Breeds

If you are looking for ways on how to choose backyard chicken breeds, there are plenty of them. Read on to know more.

Sour Crop in Chickens - Cuckoo Farms

Sour Crop in Chickens - Cuckoo Farms

What is Sour Crop? Does your chicken have Sour Crop? How to Identify, Treat & Prevent Sour Crop in your flock.