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Top Winter Predators: How To Keep Your Flock Safe

7 Deadly Winter Predators How to Stop Them

Winter can be a very difficult time for everyone- especially wild animals. It is a time when food is scarce and the weather is bitterly cold, making finding food difficult and dangerous. Unfortunately, not many predators sleep through the winter months, only bears truly hibernate. Raccoons, possums and foxes will hunker down and stay in […]

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Herbs for Chickens: How I Use Herbs in My Coop

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Using herbs in your coop can not only make it smell nicer, but it can also provide medicinal and protective benefits for your chickens. Today, we are going to look at some of the herbs that are most useful in and around your flock for their health and wellness. I have chosen herbs that are […]

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Making Your Own Mealworm Farm 101

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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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How Long Do Hard Boiled Eggs Last: The Complete Guide

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Keeping eggs fresh has always been a challenge. Less than 100 years ago refrigeration was a luxury for the rich, so keeping eggs fresh relied on ingenuity and the staples of the house. In this article we are going to be talking mainly about hard boiled eggs; how to, storage, nutrition. This is all you […]

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How Chickens Make Eggs and 3 Common Egg Laying Problems

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An egg contains a phenomenal amount of nutrition for its size, but you already knew that right? An average egg contains a mere 75 calories but gives you 7g protein, 5g fat, and 1.5g of saturated fat. In addition, it gives you vitamins A, D, B12, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, choline, carotenoids and cholesterol! And […]

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What Do You Need For Baby Chicks? How To Prepare

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If it’s your first time or umpteenth time with baby chicks, it’s always an exciting time! While you are waiting for them to hatch or come by mail, the anticipation builds up to the day of arrival. However, there are several things you need to prepare before your chicks arrive. What You Need For Baby Chicks […]

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Fisher Cat: How to Protect Your Chickens from Them

Fisher Cat: How to Protect Your Chickens from Them

Fearless, vicious, sneaky, and deadly; is the common perception of a fisher cat. While some of this is true, we will look at this solitary creature and then assess how you can best protect your chickens from predation. The native Indian people admired the bravery and ability of this solitary hunter in their native tales […]

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5 Common Chicken Diseases and Treatment for Them

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Today’s topic is common chicken diseases and problems found in your flock that you can usually treat at home. Some of the diseases and problems that can plague chickens are easily dealt with at home using common remedies that you likely have in your medicine chest. As we all know, running off to the veterinary […]

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How to Sell Backyard Chicken Eggs

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It’s unlikely you will become a millionaire when you sell backyard chicken eggs. However, you should be able to generate a small income that can at least cover feed costs. A basic primer on how to sell chicken eggs, whether you have a small amount every week or if you have a more significant amount […]

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Raising Goats – A Beginner’s Guide

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Goats are superb multiple-purpose homesteading livestock. They provide meat, milk, and property maintenance. Even if you live on a small homestead, there is enough space to keep Pygmy or Nigerian dwarf goat breeds to help achieve your sustainability goals. In this guide, we will go over many broad topics on goats, how to purchase goats, […]

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