Hatching Your Own Chickens

raising your own chicks

To follow up on my previous article on keeping chickens in your backyard it’s probably likely that some of you will want to go one step further and hatch and raise your own chicks from your existing stock. Breeding chickens couldn’t be easier and it’s a worthwhile and rewarding project to get your kids involved in too.

Secrets to Build a Chicken Coop Cheap and Easy

portable chicken coop

If you are thinking building your own chicken coop to save money, this article was written especially for you. Discover little-known tricks to building attractive and high quality chicken coops that will save you money. Learn techniques that will allow you to build your hen houses right the first time while avoiding common mistakes. Find answers to questions about building poultry housing that you did not even know you had.

Backyard Laying Hens- Free Range Eggs, For Free!

eggs on the counter

Keeping your own stock of free range egg laying hens is an enjoyable and rewarding pastime as more and more city folk are discovering with the increasing popularity of ‘urban farming’. Hens can be kept in even the smallest of spaces as long as they have suitable shelter, a ready supply of food and small patch of ground to scratch around in.

The Hidden Link Between Factory Farms and Human Illness

The FAO recently warned that global industrial meat production poses a serious threat to human health. BTW, Read the really frightening article in this month’s Mother Earth News, The Hidden Link Between Factory Farms and Human Illness We all KNOW this. We all sense this. It is time we did more. Stop EATING this. There …

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Chicken Laws and Backyard Chickens

By now, you all know that we are raising our own chickens in the backyard. The idea is to gain more self sufficiency and “buy local”. It is important to know where your food comes from. Some are unfamiliar with the concepts, but for those of you who do and think you are living in solitude, think again. There are many beginning to understand the changes that are going to have to take place for this world to go solidly forward…