Category Archive: Raising Livestock

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Aug 01

Keeping Chickens In The Yard – How To Clip The Flight Feathers

If you have backyard chickens and you wish to keep them in your backyard you might want to clip their flight feathers to prevent them from flying the coop. Sorry couldn’t resist. They can and do fly over garden walls and fences and this can land them in some dangerous situations. While in your own …

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Jul 21

Treating Lice in Homesteading Chickens

Let’s review how a person would go about treating lice in homesteading chickens is an effective manner. Almost all chickens have external parasites especially lice, which live on the skin present under their feathers. The lice that live on chickens are different from those that are found on the scalps of children. There are 40 …

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Jul 17

Homesteading Chicken Coop Basics

Homesteading chicken coop basics gives insight into chicken coops, chicken run, chicken feed, supplements, water and the benefits of a chicken dust bath. You don’t need a fancy farm to keep chickens, and it doesn’t need to be a headache to figure out what your chickens need. Chickens are good for their eggs, meat, and …

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Jul 15

Garden Plants to Grow To Feed Your Chickens

This list of garden plants to grow that will help feed your chickens can reduce your feed bill. Everyone has their own opinions on what their chickens should eat. The chickens, while they have their preferences, will generally be okay with whatever you give them. But if you find something they really like to eat, …

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Jul 15

How to Build a Mobile Homesteading Chicken Tractor

This step by step tutorial of how to build a mobile homesteading chicken tractor is a great day time place for chickens to eat bugs, grass and get some much needed exercise. At night time, the chickens are returned to their chicken coop for safety from predators. You can build your own mobile chicken tractor …

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Jul 15

Raising Rabbits An In-depth Look

For anyone that has been wanting to raise rabbits, here is a lot of really good in-depth info on pretty much all aspects of raising rabbits. Whether you plan to raise them for breeding, as pets or as meat or even if you just want a couple of the to make great fertilizer for you …

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