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The Deep Litter Method for Cleaning a Chicken Coop

The Deep Litter Method for Cleaning a Chicken Coop

The deep litter method for cleaning a chicken coop and duck pen can save a large amount of labor,cuts down on flies, create warmth in the winter and attracts insects for chickens to eat. Keeping the ducks pen and chicken coops clean can be quite a chore if you are not careful and you end up alienating your unsuspecting neighbors. Depending on how many ducks and chickens you are keeping, the amount of work can easily get out of hand before you know it.
The Deep Litter Method for Cleaning a Chicken Coop
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Raising Turkeys For Meat

Raising Turkeys For Meat

If you have a little space and your family likes turkey check out how some homesteaders are raising turkeys for meat. Unlike backyard chickens that folks have for eggs and sometimes meat, turkeys are raised for their meat rather than eggs and from the time you get the little poults until time for butchering is…Continue Reading

Identify the Docile Honeybee from Aggressive Wasps, Hornets and Yellow Jackets

Identify the Docile Honeybee from Aggressive Wasps, Hornets and Yellow Jackets

This method of how to identify the docile Honeybee from aggressive Wasps, Hornets and Yellow Jackets is highly informative. To many people there is not much difference between bees, wasps and hornets. Each of them at some point have been responsible for striking fear in people. However, one of them frequently get a bad rap…Continue Reading