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Homemade Whole Grain Layer Feed

Make Your Own Homemade Chicken Layer Feed

After much research, here is my recipe-in-progress for my homemade whole grain layer feed, and why I chose these ingredients.

How to Keep Wild Birds out of the Chicken Coop

How to Keep Wild Birds Out of a Chicken Coop • The Prairie Homestead

I've finally figured out a great way for how to keep wild birds out of a chicken coop. This tip looks bizarre, but it works! I look like a homesteader who's completely lost her marbles when you walk into my chicken coop, but I don't care. I no longer have to duck and dive when I check my chickens, which matters more.

Building a Chicken Run (And Why I Hate Free-Range Chickens) | The Elliott Homestead

Building A Chicken Run (And Why I Hate Free Range Chickens) - The Elliott Homestead

I hate free range chickens. There. I said it. Let the stoning begin. But first, perhaps I should clarify why we are building a chicken run.

A Practical Guide to Keeping Chickens - Eggs! - Oh Lardy!

Learn about the eggs from your backyard chickens in the latest post at Oh Lardy!

fodder for your hens - ohlardy.com

How to Grow Fodder for Chickens - Oh Lardy

It is so easy to grow fodder for chickens! It only takes 6 days to grow chicken fodder that's perfect for hens. Check it out!

If you're hens aren't laying, they might be deficient in important vitamins and minerals. Find out which ones, and what you can do about it. From FrugalChicken

Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: 10+ Troubleshooting Tips | Pampered Chicken Mama: Raising Backyard Chickens

If you're hens aren't laying, they might be deficient in important vitamins and minerals. Find out which ones, and what you can do about it. From FrugalChicken

We're Adding Coturnix Quail to Our Homestead

Find out all the reasons why we've decided to raise this wonderful variety of quail on our homestead.

Raising Baby Chicks- Top 5 Chicken Supplies | The Easy Homestead

Your guide to the top five chicken supplies for raising baby chicks (for meat and/or eggs).

Can You Predator Proof Your Flock?

Can you make your chickens predator proof? Of course, the answer is Yes and No. As with most all other issues in life, the question of predator proofing is relative to the situation. Protecting their flocks from predators is a top priority for most poultry keepers. If you've ever had the misfortune of having your flock attacked by some predator, then you know how devastating it can be.

Save money on chicken feed for your small flock by making your own. Here's my recipe for homemade chicken feed~The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #theurbanchicken #fromthefarm

Homemade Chicken Feed

Save money on chicken feed for your small flock by making your own. Here's my recipe for homemade chicken feed~The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #theurbanchicken #fromthefarm

Linn Acres Farm: How to Integrate a New Rooster Into Your Flock

How to Integrate a New Rooster Into Your Flock

How to add a new rooster into your flock of chickens, including how to quarantine and integrate your newcomer.

30 Reasons to Own Chickens

30 Reasons to Own Chickens - They're Not Our Goats

This chicken evangelist shares 30 great reasons to own chickens. Once you take the plunge, you too will be chicken-addicted!

Collecting & Storing Eggs for Hatching - How to collect & store eggs that are intended for hatching to obtain the best hatching rate and healthiest chicks.

Hatching Eggs - Collecting & Storing

Collecting & Storing Eggs for Hatching - How to collect & store eggs that are intended for hatching to obtain the best hatching rate and healthiest chicks.

A practical guide to keeping chickens, scoop on the coop - ohlardy.com

A Practical Guide to Keeping Chickens - The Scoop on the Coop - Oh Lardy!

Get information on the ins and outs of your chicken coop!

Cheap DIY Chicken Brooder - The Easy Homestead

Cheap DIY Chicken Brooder | The Easy Homestead

An inexpensive (under $10) easy-DIY- chicken brooder. There is no need to buy a super expensive one. The chicks only live in them for 2-6 weeks.

Your Guide to Buying Meat Chickens- What's the difference in breeds? | The Easy Homestead (.com)

Your Guide to Buying Meat Chickens | The Easy Homestead

Want to know the difference between the breeds of meat chickens? This simple and definitive guide explains the difference in meat chickens for four of the most popular breeds of meat chickens.