Category Archive: Raising Livestock

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Nov 20

Build A Large Chicken Gravity Feeder Dispenser

This simple homesteading tutorial of how to build a large chicken gravity feeder dispenser can reduce feed waste, is more sanitary and is easy to fill.  Wow, you may be able to find all the materials needed to build this do it yourself project already on your homestead or inexpensively at your local hardware store. This …

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Nov 19

Helpful Treatment For Egg Bound Chickens

This helpful treatment for egg bound chickens is a life threatening condition that needs your assistance to save the life of the hen. Moist heat is considered the safest remedy for egg binding in chickens. A slightly above lukewarm (but not too hot to cause burns) water in a shallow container for 15 minutes then …

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Nov 01

How To Build A Chicken Drinking Water Nipple System

This step by step homesteading tutorial of How To Build A Chicken Drinking Water Nipple System is a do it yourself project. Many homesteaders who raise chickens are positively praising the usage of water nipples for supplying water with mess or pollution. Chickens can sometimes poop in their own water but not with this system. …

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Oct 21

Treating Bumblefoot At Home

If you have chickens chances are that at some point you have had or will have a chicken develop bumblefoot. Vet bills can get expensive so you may want to try to treat the bumblefoot at home and save money and the chicken. There are various ways that chicken get bumblefoot but most are from …

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Oct 07

Make Your Own Flock Block Boredom Busters For Your Chickens

Great recipe for making your own block of healthy ingredients for the chicken to peck at and eat when they are bored. They sell these but they are not cheap and making your own will let you know what is in them and give you control over what your chickens eat. You can also substitute …

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Oct 05

Simple Homesteading Lessons in Raising Chickens

These simple homesteading lessons in raising chickens will help anyone adventurous enough to build self sufficiency skill of tending a flock. I remember the first time I went to my hubby and told him I wanted to raise chickens. We were living in the city, with neighbors right on top of us and a postage …

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