Category Archive: Raising Livestock

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Apr 25

How to Help a Sick Homesteading Chicken

Learning how to help a sick homesteading chicken can be an intimidating situation so helpful knowledge from other experienced homesteader is priceless. Homesteading is had work and not for the faint of heart but raising chickens almost makes up for it, lol. When one of your precious flock is sick, it seems like the world …

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Apr 11

How to Hatch Homesteading Chicken Eggs with an Incubator

This insightful guide of how to hatch homesteading chicken eggs with an incubator makes the 3 week process of hatching fertile eggs by following a few guiding principles. Chicken eggs need a specific environment of a steady temperature and humidity to hatch successfully. Eggs need to be moved around on a regular basis for successful …

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Mar 31

Trimming a Homesteading Chicken Nails Tutorial

This step by step tutorial of the trimming of a homesteading chicken nails Just as a dog or cat will occasionally need its nails trimmed, you will find your chickens will occasionally need their nails trimmed as well. Though this may sound like a intimidating task, it is quite simple once it is clearly outlined …

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Mar 29

Broody Hens vs Incubators for Hatching Homesteading Chickens

The positives and negatives of using broody hens vs incubators for hatching homesteading chickens are thought provoking look into each practice. Letting nature take it’s natural path has the benefit of mother hen doing the work for you and teaching the chick how to survive. If she fails in any way then of course your …

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Mar 28

29 or More Homesteading Things to Do with Eggshells

Here are 29 or more homesteading things to do with eggshells to reuse them INSTEAD of throwing them out in the trash. Don’t lose such a versatile source of calcium that can enrich, clean, supplement and benefit plants, animals and even humans. Waste not, want not…. Eggs are an affordable high quality protein that come …

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Mar 24

Effects of Sunflower Seeds on Egg Laying Hens

The effects of Sunflower Seeds on egg laying hens in a chicken flock can benefit a homestead’s egg production therefore helping the family to become more self sufficient in independent food management. Supplementing ingredients into chicken feed to create a healthier blend that nourish, protein and fattens up the chickens increases their immune system and …

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