What do chickens eat?
What do chickens eat? That is a very common question from new owners and some long time owners as well. The reason is because everyone wants beautiful healthy chickens that lay a lot of eggs. Most chickens lay pretty steady for the first year, even if you don’t know what your doing. It’s after that […]
The Best Quiet Chicken Breeds
Chickens are so much fun and fresh eggs are delicious and healthy. A lot more people would love to give raising a couple hens a try but fear they are noisy and that neighbors will start complaining, and the joy will soon turn into misery. If you don’t have a big yard and your neighbors […]
What to feed your chickens so they don’t eat feathers.
If your chickens are eating feathers it means they’re missing a key part of their diet. In this video I explain why your chickens are eating feathers and what you can do about it. Get plans to build my small coop here.
The Importance of Cleaning Your Chicken Coop for Your Backyard Chickens
A dirty chicken coop can quickly see your feathered friends getting sick and catching a whole range of nasty diseases which could threaten the health of your backyard chickens. As a result, regularly cleaning your chicken coop is recommended for anyone who is looking to raise healthy backyard chickens. Here I provide you with some […]
Backyard Chickens: When to put baby chicks in coop?
I explain when to put baby chicks in the coop. I never just toss baby chicks in with full grown hens. In this homesteading video I explain the proper steps to take for moving baby chicks to the coop once they out grow their baby box. Get the pvc chicken coop plans here. Get my […]
Baby Chicks Shopping Haul
VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: I’m back. It’s Chick Days again at Tractor Supply Co. This is late summer, fall Chick Days and it runs from July 23rd to September 23rd. This is a sponsored video by Tractor Supply. Thank you so much for sponsoring me. Tractor Supply holds Chick Days in the spring and the late summer […]
Must-Have Products for Raising Baby Chicks
When you finally decide you’re going to start raising baby chicks and begin your own backyard flock, it’s an exciting day. Most people think about it for a long time before they actually go to the store to get their chicks. Most people also want to take great care of their chicks. Of course, it’s […]
3 Quick Tips For Raising Backyard Chickens
Raising chickens for eggs is really fun, here’s my three tips for being successful with your backyard chickens: Number one is building a good coop. Chicken coops were invented for a good reason and that reason is to keep your chickens safe, healthy and alive. It is worth every effort to build a good, well […]
The 3 Best Egg Laying Chickens
Buff Orpingtons are a great chicken breed. There is nothing like a big poofy gold hen. Buff Orpington hens tend to be broody, so if your looking to raise some chicks the natural way, get a couple Buff Orpingtons. Barred Plymouth RockThey are a Cold tolerant and dual purpose breed which is nice for some […]
How Much Do Chickens Eat
How much do chickens eat? A chicken will eat about 1/4 cup of food per day. My chickens get a hanging feeder with a layer pellet, that’s available to them 24/7. Then twice a day I throw them my homemade chicken scratch. This makes them pick and scratch around to eat it so they have […]