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Gardening with Chickens: Pros, Cons, and How To Use Chickens in Gardens

chickens and gardening

If you raise chickens and you’re not incorporating them into your garden maintenance, you might be missing out on a fantastic win-win! Wondering if it’s worth starting a garden and employing your chickens to help out with the maintenance? We have been gardening with chickens for years now and I want to tell you, there […]

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Making Your Own Mealworm Farm 101

mealworm farm

If your chickens are anything like ours, then they love to eat mealworms. Mealworms are a healthy, nutritious snack full of protein that helps your hens lay lots of eggs. We’ve previously discussed our favorite healthy chicken treats and mealworms were in the top 3 of that list! There is one catch, though. Feeding your […]

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10 Breeds of Chicken That Will Lay Lots of Eggs for You

egg laying chicken breeds

For many people, the main incentive for raising backyard chickens is a fresh supply of eggs. I still remember walking down to my chickens’ nesting boxes for the first time and picking up those warm fresh eggs! Knowing the chicken breeds that lay lots of eggs is important. Quick Look At Our 10 Best Egg […]

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The 7 Best Places To Buy Chickens

Best place to buy chickens

You’ve decided to dive in and start your backyard flock, but you’re unsure where to buy chickens.  Don’t worry. You’re not alone; it can seem a little overwhelming to try and narrow down the best place to buy chickens from, but I’ve got you covered.  Please keep reading to learn where the best place to buy […]

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Mealworms vs Black Soldier Fly Larvae

black soldier flies

Mealworms have always been the go-to protein treat for chickens, but the black soldier fly larva is becoming more and more popular for many good reasons. Let’s see how they both stack up in comparison and which is best for your flock. The term ‘mealworm’ is really a misnomer. These little bits of wiggly beings […]

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Owning Goats: The Definitive Guide

Owning Goats The Definitive Guide

Are you planning to embark on the journey of owning goats on your farm or homesteading? These goats are one of the staple animals in homesteading, and they’re among the most profitable livestock. But owning goats also requires time, money, and commitment. They’re not gardeners, so buying goats because you have an overgrown garden is […]

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10 Mistakes Made In Winter With Chickens

mistakes made with chickens in winter

Chicken owners need to know how to care for their flock when the weather outside gets colder. Some places might not get snow, but others get several feet of snow, and either way, preparing for winter is a wise thing for everyone. I will share ten different mistakes chicken owners make, why they are wrong, […]

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Chicken Fencing – Which One Should You Choose

chicken fencing

Choosing your chickens’ fencing is not to be taken lightly. It should last for a long time and protect your chickens from wandering, and the many predators in your yard are the outside world. When you select your chicken fencing, there are a few things you should take into consideration to make sure your new […]

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How Are Chicken Eggs Fertilized

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We all know that you don’t need a rooster to get an egg, right? Our hens will lay an egg daily with or without any assistance from the male sex. However, if you want fertilized chicken eggs, you will need a rooster to perform his duties with your hens, which he will be happy to […]

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Poultry Processing Equipment (Everything You Need to Butcher Chickens)

poultry processing

So you’ve decided to raise and process your own meat chickens. You’ve done your research and know exactly how to raise the perfect broiler. Now you’re looking forward to poultry processing day.  It’s important to be prepared and have all the processing equipment ready before the butcher day arrives (and trust me, it sneaks up […]

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