Category: Chickens

  • What Do Chickens Eat?

    What Do Chickens Eat?

    #213 In this episode Becky shows you what to feed chickens so you get plenty of farm fresh eggs. Raising chickens in your backyard is really easy if you know a few simple things about how to keep your hens fat and happy.

  • Will chickens eat my garden?

    A lot of people work on keeping chickens out of the garden. I’m going to show you how chickens and gardens can work together. Gardening with Chickens I’m assuming you have a backyard vegetable garden and you want to start raising backyard chickens. Or you already have both, but want to know how to make […]

  • Do Roosters Lay Eggs?

    Do roosters lay eggs? No. A rooster is a boy chicken. A hen is a girl chicken. Only girls lay eggs.

  • What 3 Chicken Breeds Make the Best Laying Hens?

    What 3 Chicken Breeds Make the Best Laying Hens?
  • Chicken Pictures

    This cute little Barred Rock hen is so calm and friendly. She just sits in Scott’s hand nice and calm looking all motherly. This is a Golden Sex-Link hen. She is feisty. They are a cross between a Rhode Island Red and a Rhode Island White. This is “Little Momma”. She got her name because […]

  • What Is The Best Chicken Coop Plan?

    What Is The Best Chicken Coop Plan?

    #211 In this episode Becky talks about raising backyard chickens for farm fresh eggs. She gives you a tour of both of her new chicken coop designs.

  • Make a Nest Box for your Backyard Chickens

    Make a Nest Box for your Backyard Chickens

    #201 In this episode of Becky’s Homestead, Scott shows you how to build a recycled chicken egg laying nest box for your backyard poultry. Becky talks about insulating her log cabin roof deck with icynene spray foam insulation.

  • Backyard Chickens for Beginners

    Backyard Chickens for Beginners

    #125 In this episode Becky shows you everything you need to know about chickens for your homestead. She talks about baby chickens, roosters, hens, egg production, what to feed chickens, and tips for making sure your homesteading chickens are happy.

  • Taking Care of Baby Chickens

    #113 In this episode Becky talks about how to raise and care for baby chickens. She discusses feeding, housing, and watering.

  • How to Build A Light Weight Chicken Coop

    How to Build A Light Weight Chicken Coop

    #110 Our 10th episode! In this episode of Becky’s Homestead, Becky shows you how to build a light weight chicken coupe, so you can have fresh eggs. Becky also talks about debt.