Sunday Chicken Treats - Chickens are a Gateway Animal
If you’re anything like us, you long to move all your animals to a 100% organic diet featuring nutrient rich, non GMO ingredients but your budget has other ideas… This is the situation we’ve found ourselves in. Every time we go to the feed store I inspect the organic chicken feed but invariably we grab …
22 Things NOT To Feed Chickens To Keep Them Healthy * The Homesteading Hippy
These items could make your chickens sick... or worse - depending on how much you give them. Here's a list of what NOT to feed chickens if you want them healthy!
15 Plants To Grow That Will Lower Your Chicken Feed Bill
Raising chickens in the backyard is one of the most common hobbies across the United States and many other countries. Chickens need unique care to stay healthy. It happens if and only if we provide sufficient nutrients and vitamins for them. Many people spend tons of money to feed their chickens. Are you one of …
Chicken Treat to Beat the Heat - The Things I Love Most
One of the reason I was excited to get chickens was for them to eat our food scraps! I just feel like we waste a lot of food and it has been really nice to just pile it on a plate and take it out to them at the end of the day! The other...Read More »
Best Eggs Ever! Backyard Chicken Treat - Pampered Chicken Mama: Raising Backyard Chickens
It’s spring, and yes, the hens are starting to lay again! Which means I get extra concerned about the quality of the eggs they lay. Improving the egg quality a hen lays has been the subject of many studies. The egg industry, after all, is concerned about getting as many eggs as possible, and researchers...
A high protein chicken treat your hens will love.
Discover why and when chickens need help with extra protein - and create a natural, inexpensive treat to boost their health.
How to Get Rid of Flies in the Chicken Coop - ImaginAcres
Where there are chickens, there are flies. Find out which products do and don't work when you're trying to rid your chicken coop of flies.
Plants for Chicken Coop Runs | Landscape for Shade and Forage
In this article, I'm sharing a few of the odd planting methods I use to keep plants growing in, around, and over my chicken coop. Growing the chicken-friendly plants, flowers, and shrubs in my chicken run prevents erosion, promotes flock health, and provides supplemental feed.
38 Plants To Grow For Chicken Feed * The Homesteading Hippy
Take a look at some of these plants that you can grow to supplement your chicken feed and save your wallet, too! The Homesteading Hippy
Beginners guide to keeping chickens for eggs
Chicken keeping for beginners. Everything you need to know to raise chickens, from chick to egg. How to choose a coop, what to feed chickens and more!
How to raise the Omega-3 content of hens eggs
Adding flax seeds to your hens diet can increase the Omega-3 content of her eggs. It's as simple as mixing whole flax seeds into the chicken feed.
Quick and easy chicken treats
Make suet cakes for your chickens this winter! Quick and easy recipe using almost anything you have on hand! You just need a solid fat and seeds for these easy to make chickens treats!