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Is your chicken a layer or a liar?  How we learned the difference and what to look for in our older birds.  The Homesteading Hippy #homesteadhippy #fromthefarm #chickens

How do you know if your chicken is still laying eggs.

Share the Love! Layer or Liar? How do you know if your chicken is still laying eggs? With the price of feed going dramatically up for us in the winter, it’s really important for us to know if our hens are really laying still. I *could* go outside, watch f

Keeping chickens warm in the winter can seem like a daunting task. But if you follow these tips from the start they'll be toasty warm in the chicken coop!

How To Keep Your Chickens Warm In The Winter

Concerned about keeping your flock flush with fresh water when the mercury dips? Here's 5 tips to keep their water from freezing - without electricity.

Keep Your Chicken’s Water From Freezing (Without Electricity)

Concerned about keeping your flock flush with fresh water when the mercury dips?s 5 tips to keep their water from freezing - without electricity.

Keeping a Rooster: What to do, what not to do, and things to know

A year ago I started my chicken venture. My Dear Husband, in all his doubting, was happy to finance my insanity. Me, armed with my Green Horn Book of Knowledge, felt that every flock should have.

The Egg-Cellent Guide to Chicken Breeds [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Egg-cellent guide to chicken breeds. a visualisation of some of the most common chicken breeds, detailing important information such as country of origin, size and egg-laying figures.

BYE BYE BUGS!   Keep your coop and nesting boxes rodent & insect-free ... NATURALLY..with Herbs for Hens!  This wonderful blend of aromatic, organic herbs and edible flowers in your chicken coop nesting boxes has been carefully selected to act as a natural insect- and rodent-repellent, stress reliever and laying stimulant for your chickens. And your coop will smell wonderful!  The aromatics and essential oils in herbs are proven to calm and relax both animals and humans, and also repel bugs…

Keep your coop and nesting boxes rodent & insect-free .with Herbs for Hens! This wonderful blend of aromatic, organic herbs and edible flowers in your chicken coop nesting boxes has been carefully selected to act as a natura

Can you train a dog to be off leash around chicken? Yes, at least in our situation, with our labradoodle, yes! Here's how we did it-->

Train Your Dog to be Chicken-Friendly

Can you train a dog to be off leash around chicken? Yes, at least in our situation, with our labradoodle, yes! Here's how we did it--> (Chicken Houses Life)

clean cage and fresh food and water help prevent disease

When it comes to your chickens health providing a safe clean predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way.

A great #HOLIDAY #GIFT GUIDE for the #chicken lover, chicken keeper or #homesteader on your list. Grab a fresh eggs stamp, chicken address stamp or an egg carton stamp for anyone with backyard chickens or a chicken coop. Shop now at Southern Paper and Ink on Etsy.

A great GUIDE for the lover, chicken keeper or on your list. Grab a fresh eggs stamp, chicken address stamp or an egg carton stamp for anyone with backyard chickens or a chicken coop. Shop now at Southern Paper and Ink on Etsy.

15 More Awesome Chicken Coop Designs and Ideas | How To Build A House For Your Homestead Chickens by Pioneer Settler at http://pioneersettler.com/15-awesome-chicken-coop-ideas-designs/

37 Chicken Coop Designs and Ideas [2nd Edition]

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20 Boredom Buster Ideas-- CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a drill bit to drill holes in empty plastic bottles, add chicken scratch (aka: chicken crack) and watch the fun break out! Provide several bottles to the flock at once to avoid conflict & fowl penalties.

How to add new chickens to your current flock.

Now, I’m sure that there’s folks out there who will tell you the right and wrong ways on how to introduce new chickens to the current flock.

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