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Chickens for Beginners

Keeping chickens in your backyard for beginners. Caring for chickens, poultry, roosters, laying hens, eating chickens, meat chickens, raising birds, backyard…
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When you hear raising free range chickens you like to picture birds grazing through fields of beautiful clover in the sunshine.  #freerangechickens #chickens #freerange #poultry #raisingchickens #backyardchickens #pros #cons #homestead #urbanlife #farmlife #chickentractors #chickencoop
How to Preserve Chicken Eggs — Amy Fewell — The Fewell Homestead :: Don't throw all your extra eggs out, learn how to preserve them through a few simple methods so that you can enjoy them later in the year!

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What To Feed Chickens To Get The Best Tasting Eggs - there are some foods that you can feed backyard chickens that change the flavour of the hens eggs. Find out what foods make the best chicken eggs! #piwakawakavalley
Easy Plants You Can Grow As Chicken Food to save money and to make your chicken eggs delicious! Making your own chicken feed is easy when you know how. #piwakawakavalley
It has become quite fashionable to produce colorful eggs right from your very own backyard chickens. So if you would like to gather up a colorful basket of hen eggs each time you go out to visit your hens, here are 5 breeds of chickens that lay colored eggs. And that is just for starters. #piwakawakavalley

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If you are looking to expand your flock of backyard chickens and want to raise your own baby chicks, here is everything you need to know about incubating chicken eggs at home. #piwakawakavalley
What To Feed Chickens To Get The Best Tasting Eggs - there are some foods that you can feed backyard chickens that change the flavour of the hens eggs. Find out what foods make the best chicken eggs! #piwakawakavalley

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Mycoplasma gallisepticum is a chicken respiratory infection, and one of the most horrific poultry diseases around. Mycoplasma in chickens is not reversible even if the symptoms have cleared up. Learn what you’re dealing with and how it affects your flock.
There are so many options when it comes to choosing chicken breeds. Hybrids may seem like the simple, best choice, but I am here to tell you that choosing a good heritage breed really is better! Find out why!
7 Essentials for the Backyard Chicken Coop #chickens #homestead #homesteading #sustainable #farmhouseonboone

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Keep your neighbors supplied with eggs. They will gladly help you out.Works for me.
Did you know chickens love a dust bath? They use it to naturally repel fleas, mites, ticks and lice. This is our own recipe for the Ultimate Chicken Dust Bath recipe that your chickens are bound to LOVE. Easy and frugal to make and very effective. #chickens #piwakawakavalley
Cut your chicken feed bill in half! Keeping chickens in your backyard can be expensive. Check out these tips for keeping the cost down raising hens for eggs #piwakawakavalley

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Try this ONE step to keep your hens water from freezing this winter! (No electricity required!!)
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5 Natural Remedies for Sick Chickens that actually work. #keepingchickens #backyeardchickens #naturalremedies #homesteading #homestead #eggs #piwakawakavalley
5 Herbal Medicines for Chicken Illnesses: Natural remedies for Poultry. Here are five herbs that can help you keep your chickens happy and healthy. Most of these are very easy to grow yourself so you can use them when you need to. #backyardchickens #chickencoop #chickens #homesteading #homesteads #piwakawakavalley
5 Herbal Medicines for Chicken Illnesses: Natural remedies for Poultry. Here are five herbs that can help you keep your chickens happy and healthy. Most of these are very easy to grow yourself so you can use them when you need to. #backyardchickens #chickencoop #chickens #homesteading #homesteads #piwakawakavalley

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So, who won the mighty battle between Cornish Cross vs. Red Rangers at our farm? Results are in and we're letting you know our thoughts on these meat birds.
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Chickens love a good dust bath, this recipe also treats mites and fleas naturally while providing great entertainment for your hens. caring for chickens, poultry, roosters, laying hens, eating chickens, meat chickens, raising birds, backyard chickens, breeds, ideas, coops, chicken food, feeding chickens, raising chickens in your backyard, chickens backyard ideas, yards, chicks, eggs, #piwakawakavalley #homestead #homesteading #chickens
The Magical #Mouse Box is a simple solution we have been using for years to help #control the mice population around our #chicken #coop and #compost bins. Build a few of these and your mice problem will magically disappear!
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Going on an Easter Egg hunt everyday can be so frustrating! But all you need are these 2 steps and you can train your chickens to lay in the nesting boxes!
For those who choose not to use supplemental light for chickens in the fall and winter, that's fab! But here's my question...
Making money with chickens. How to make up to 12k a year with just 2 small flocks of chickens.

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How to ship fertile hatching eggs (the right way)
Is a rooster a good idea for your flock?  Here are some pros and cons to help you decide! #backyardchickens #homesteading #chickens #roosters #poultry
Why We Don't Add Lights To The Chicken Coop - A Chick And Her Garden

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If you are thinking about getting urban chickens, there are some things you should know before you do. Doing so will save you the headache of surprises and will improve your chances of happy, healthy chickens. Chickens are awesome because they provide egg
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There are so many options when it comes to choosing chicken breeds. Hybrids may seem like the simple, best choice, but I am here to tell you that choosing a good heritage breed really is better! Find out why!

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Dual purpose breeds are all the rage in self sufficiency, homesteading and prepping groups. Here are the real benefits to owning dual purpose hens.
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The benefits of keeping backyard chickens goes far beyond having fresh eggs!

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Learn about what to feed your chickens and when.
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Let me take you on a quick tour of how we set things up for chicken butchering day to make things run as efficiently as possible. (No chickens are shown in this video.)

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Chickens are typically very hardy, and seldom get sick. There are, however,  herbal medicine and natural remedies to help with some common chicken illnesses and parasites. #backyardchickens #keepingchickens #piwakawakavalley Herbs For Chickens, Backyard Chickens Eggs, Backyard Chicken Coop Plans, Egg Laying Chickens, Keeping Chickens, Pet Chickens, Raising Chickens, Chicken Barn, Chicken Diy
5 Herbal Medicines for Chicken Illnesses: Natural remedies for Poultry
Chickens are typically very hardy, and seldom get sick. There are, however, herbal medicine and natural remedies to help with some common chicken illnesses and parasites. #backyardchickens #keepingchickens #piwakawakavalley
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Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
If you are looking to expand your flock of backyard chickens and want to raise your own baby chicks, here is everything you need to know about incubating chicken eggs at home. #piwakawakavalley Chicken Life, Chicken Garden, Chicken Feed, Chicken Coops, Chicken Houses, Urban Chickens, Chicken Incubator
Incubating Eggs at Home: How to Incubate Chicken Eggs
If you are looking to expand your flock of backyard chickens and want to raise your own baby chicks, here is everything you need to know about incubating chicken eggs at home. #piwakawakavalley
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Some people call chickens ‘two legged pigs’ and will feed them anything. It is actually the chickens natural behaviour to compete for fresh food and they will eat it quickly, no matter what you are feeding them. One of the most commonly asked questions in the beginner chicken world is “can chickens eat bread?” #keepingchickens #homesteading #piwakawakavalley Chicken Coop Garden, Cute Chicken Coops, Backyard Chicken Farming, Chicken Coop Run, Chicken Pen, Canned Chicken, Urban Chicken Coop, Chicken Feeder Diy, Chicken Toys
Can Chickens Eat Bread? 3 Things you Should NOT Feed your Chickens
Some people call chickens ‘two legged pigs’ and will feed them anything. It is actually the chickens natural behaviour to compete for fresh food and they will eat it quickly, no matter what you are feeding them. One of the most commonly asked questions in the beginner chicken world is “can chickens eat bread?” #keepingchickens #homesteading #piwakawakavalley
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Chickens are typically very hardy, and seldom get sick. There are, however,  herbal medicine and natural remedies to help with some common chicken illnesses and parasites. #backyardchickens #keepingchickens #piwakawakavalley
5 Herbal Medicines for Chicken Illnesses: Natural remedies for Poultry
Chickens are typically very hardy, and seldom get sick. There are, however, herbal medicine and natural remedies to help with some common chicken illnesses and parasites. #backyardchickens #keepingchickens #piwakawakavalley
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Raising your own chickens can be a great source of regular eggs, and maybe even chicken meat. However, before you can eat anything the chickens give you, it's necessary for you to keep them well-fed. There's feed for them for sale at the store of course, but there are also many plants you can grow as chicken food so you save money on feed. Plants For Chickens, Food For Chickens, Chickens Backyard Breeds, Laying Chickens, Homestead Chickens, Backyard Farming, What To Feed Chickens
Easy Plants You Can Grow As Chicken Food
Raising your own chickens can be a great source of regular eggs, and maybe even chicken meat. However, before you can eat anything the chickens give you, it's necessary for you to keep them well-fed. There's feed for them for sale at the store of course, but there are also many plants you can grow as chicken food so you save money on feed.
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What not to feed chickens: 3 things to NOT feed chickens PLUS some wonderful treat ideas
Planning to make your own chicken feed? Making your own chicken feed not only benefits your chickens when it comes to nutrition, but it can also help you owners to save some feed expenses. Nutrition, Outdoor, Chicken Feeder, Chicken Feeders, Chicken Feed Diy, Chicken Care 101, Organic Chicken Feed
The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Chicken Feed
Planning to make your own chicken feed? Making your own chicken feed not only benefits your chickens when it comes to nutrition, but it can also help you owners to save some feed expenses.
Some people call chickens ‘two legged pigs’ and will feed them anything. It is actually the chickens natural behaviour to compete for fresh food and they will eat it quickly, no matter what you are feeding them. One of the most commonly asked questions in the beginner chicken world is “can chickens eat bread?” #keepingchickens #homesteading #piwakawakavalley
Can Chickens Eat Bread? 3 Things you Should NOT Feed your Chickens
Some people call chickens ‘two legged pigs’ and will feed them anything. It is actually the chickens natural behaviour to compete for fresh food and they will eat it quickly, no matter what you are feeding them. One of the most commonly asked questions in the beginner chicken world is “can chickens eat bread?” #keepingchickens #homesteading #piwakawakavalley
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
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4 Brilliant ways to use Diatomaceous Earth for Chickens
It is quite probable that your hens are moulting. Moulting is something that chickens go through and it usually is no reason to panic. Of course, you will need to know why they are moulting and what you can do to make this process as easy as possible for them. #piwakawakavalley Chicken Shed, Meat Rabbits
How To Care For Your Moulting Chickens
It is quite probable that your hens are moulting. Moulting is something that chickens go through and it usually is no reason to panic. Of course, you will need to know why they are moulting and what you can do to make this process as easy as possible for them. #piwakawakavalley
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Sick chickens are no joke, and they can die quickly if you do not treat them rapidly. Chickens, like most poultry, can develop diarrhea for a variety of reasons. In this post we look at how to tell if your chicken has diarrhea, common causes for diarrhea in chickens, and look at some helpful chicken diarrhea home remedy ideas. Baby Chickens, Chicken Chick
Chicken Diarrhea - A home remedy that works
Sick chickens are no joke, and they can die quickly if you do not treat them rapidly. Chickens, like most poultry, can develop diarrhea for a variety of reasons. In this post we look at how to tell if your chicken has diarrhea, common causes for diarrhea in chickens, and look at some helpful chicken diarrhea home remedy ideas.
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Fantail Valley Homestead + Garden
Sick chickens are no joke, and they can die quickly if you do not treat them rapidly. Chickens, like most poultry, can develop diarrhea for a variety of reasons. In this post we look at how to tell if your chicken has diarrhea, common causes for diarrhea in chickens, and look at some helpful chicken diarrhea home remedy ideas. Raising Backyard Chickens
Chicken Diarrhea - A home remedy that works
Sick chickens are no joke, and they can die quickly if you do not treat them rapidly. Chickens, like most poultry, can develop diarrhea for a variety of reasons. In this post we look at how to tell if your chicken has diarrhea, common causes for diarrhea in chickens, and look at some helpful chicken diarrhea home remedy ideas.
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The Ultimate Chicken Dust Bath Recipe: 3 Powerful Additions your Chickens will Love
How to hatch chicken eggs successfully with an egg incubator in 5 easy steps. #raisingchickens #backyardchickens #piwakawakavalley Hatching Chickens, Silkie Chickens, Hatching Eggs, Silkie Hen, Fancy Chickens
How to hatch eggs at home without incubator (and with one) in 5 Easy Steps
How to hatch chicken eggs successfully with an egg incubator in 5 easy steps. #raisingchickens #backyardchickens #piwakawakavalley
Chickens are easy to keep, but make sure youa re not feeding your chickens these 3 foods! #backyeardchickens #keepingchickens #chickens #homesteading #homesteads #piwakawakavalley Chicken Eating, Chicken Runs, Chicken Facts, City Chicken
Can Chickens Eat Bread? 3 Things you Should NOT Feed your Chickens
Chickens are easy to keep, but make sure youa re not feeding your chickens these 3 foods! #backyeardchickens #keepingchickens #chickens #homesteading #homesteads #piwakawakavalley