Guide: How To Freeze Fresh Eggs

Do you have chickens on your homestead that produce a lot of eggs? Fresh eggs are great to have as an alternative to eggs that are bought at the store. If you have extra eggs that cannot be used, then learning how to freeze fresh eggs may be beneficial. There are a lot of things to know when you … [Read more...]

47 Chicken Owners Speak Out: “What I’d Wish I’d Known Before Getting Backyard Chickens”

Raising chickens is a great way for people to have a supply of fresh eggs and meat. One thing that may be problematic is the issues that are likely to arise when someone is new to raising chickens. There is a lot of information to learn if you want to start raising backyard chickens. There are a … [Read more...]

11 Uses For Vinegar Around The Coop

Do you keep a bottle of apple cider vinegar in your kitchen to use when preparing foods or to have when you want to make a home remedy? There are a lot of uses for vinegar around the home and outdoors. One option is to learn all of the uses for vinegar around the coop. Your chickens will be really … [Read more...]

Tips For Repelling Coop Critters Naturally

Are you raising chickens on a homestead and have a coop that seems to attract rodents and a variety of other pests? Coop critters are not typically welcome as they often carry disease and will eat the food too. Luckily, repelling coop critters naturally is not that difficult. One of the easiest … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken Feed Recipe

Are you looking for an alternative to the cost of store feed to give your chickens? Making feed at home is a cheaper option and means trips to the store to restock will not be necessary. All you need to do is to gather the ingredients you need to make your own homemade chicken feed. One trip to … [Read more...]

20 Convincing Reasons To Keep Backyard Chickens

Are you interested in finding ways to be more self-sufficient or want to start homesteading? There will be many ways this can be done. Raising animals like chickens in your backyard is a great solution. You just need to research the best reasons to keep backyard chickens. There are a lot of good … [Read more...]

Bird Flu Busters: 5 Strategies For A Healthier Flock

Are you raising chickens on your property of keep a few around for a supply of eggs? One thing that is a major concern for people raising chickens is the bird flu. Avian influenza is another name for bird flu and there have been major outbreaks. However, there are a few bird flu busters that can be … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Grit And Eggshell Dispensers

Are you interested in DIY projects that you can do to have unique things on your homestead? There are a lot of ideas you can use depending on the materials you have available. Metal match boxes will be an ideal item to use to make homemade grit and eggshell dispensers. Grit and eggshell … [Read more...]

Guide: Backyard Chickens 101

Do you have an empty backyard and want to do something that is productive? You can add a shed, but the addition of a chicken coop may be a much better option. If you want to have backyard chickens to have for eggs and food, then a few details need to be known. The most important thing to know … [Read more...]

8 Strategies For Putting Your Chicken Flock To Work

Are you raising chickens to have eggs and a source of meat and eggs? Do you know these animals are able to do a lot more than provide food? If you know how to harness the power of your chickens, then you have a truly awesome opportunity. Putting your chicken flock to work can be done in many … [Read more...]