10 Things about Raising Chickens You Won't Read in Books
You may think you are ready to raise backyard chickens. Books don't explain everything. Here are 10 things about raising chickens that may surprise you.
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.
Raising mealworms for free chicken feed
Want to save money on your chicken feed bill? Raise your own mealworms instead of buying them! Save money and provide a nutritious treat to your chickens!
Which marigolds are best for your chickens' health?
Well known for their health benefits, not all marigolds are equal. Which should chickens eat for health and improved egg quality?
Feed Chickens Naturally For Free with Perennial Weeds
Feeding chickens can be expensive, especially when you buy organic or non-GMO feed. Learn what chickens eat naturally to help save on your feed bill.
Top Six Herbs to Grow for Chickens - The Cape Coop
Humans have been using herbs for culinary & health benefits for as long as history has been recorded, check out my top six herbs for your flock
How to clean fresh eggs
How to clean fresh chicken eggs. Do you need to wash fresh eggs? Well, there's a long answer and a short answer but don't worry I'll tell you both! Counter and refrigerator storing methods for farm eggs.
First chicken coop for our first chickens
This is our first chicken coup for our first chickens. I looked at some designs on here and took the ideas I liked and this is what I came up with. The first weekend on the project all we did was the foundation. The foundation area is 8' x...
Lining Chicken Nesting Boxes with Astro-Turf for Easy Cleaning- Hawk-Hill.com
Most chicken coops are plagued by cracked eggs and soiled nests- solve both problems by installing soft astroturf nesting liners that provide a soft surface for eggs while mimicking a natural chicken nest.
DIY First Aid Kit For Backyard Chickens
Learn how to make a chicken first aid kit with this free checklist and some basic wound care tips. Be prepared to treat chicken injuries and illnesses with these supplies.
15 Plants To Grow That Will Lower Your Chicken Feed Bill
Grow your backyard chicken food in a DIY perennial permaculture garden. Free food & shade for the chickens in the edible landscaping right outside their coop. Growing chicken food will save you money.
How to Speak Chicken - by Melissa Caughey (Paperback)
Description: About the Book >With contagious enthusiasm and fascination for her backyard chickens, best-selling author Melissa Caughey shares her unique observations of her flock -- how they sense the world, communicate impending danger, and establish pecking order -- along with scientific facts and entertaining tidbits. Book Synopsis >Best-selling author Melissa Caughey knows that backyard chickens are like any favorite pet -- fun to spend time with and fascinating to observe. Her hours…
How To Protect Chickens From Hawks - Predator Guard - Predator Deterrents and Repellents
Learn how to protect chickens from hawks. Remember to cycle through different methods for the best results. If your chickens free range, they...
A Frame Chicken Coop Tractor
How to build A Frame Chicken Coop - portable and small with built in nesting box and perch. You'll love our easy to follow free plans from Ana-White.com. Builders spend about $100 building this coop. UPDATE: I have created new, updated plans for this chicken coop here.