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Monthly chicken care in winter

Monthly Chicken Care of a Backyard Flock

As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a small commission when you make purchases through these links. For more information, read full disclosure here. Monthly Chicken Care of the Backyard Flock   I’ve been keeping chickens for over decade. The last few years have been in Northern California, at 4,000′ elevation, a far cry from …

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Leghorn hen stuck in live trap

Dealing with Chickens and Predators Alike | Jan. 23.

Chickens and Predators Raising livestock and living in the woods will inevitably bring predators into your life.  With them will come questions. Logistical and philosophical. How many losses are acceptable losses? What is the value of a chicken (or 40) compared to the life of a wild animal?  You build the sturdy coop. Get the …

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How to brood chicks in a basic tote brooder

How to Brood Chicks on the Homestead- 4 things to consider

As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a small commission when you make purchases through these links. For more information, read full disclosure here. How to Brood Chicks on the Homestead In this post, I’ll be taking a deep dive into how to brood chicks. Whether you’ll be hatching your own chicks, or buying the …

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$500 Simple Pig Pen- Sturdy and on a Budget

As an Amazon affiliate, I may earn a small commission when you make purchases through these links. For more information, read full disclosure here. Building a Sturdy & Simple Pig Pen on a Budget Having a sturdy (& simple) pig pen is the secret to success when raising pigs on your homestead. But simple doesn’t …

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