Category Archive: Raising Livestock

All post related to raising livestock

Dec 15

Chicken Tunnel Run Around The Garden

This amazing look into the building of a Chicken Tunnel Run Around The Garden was made by a creative homesteading family understands the connection between gardening, raising chickens and insect control. By safely enclosing the chicken tunnel run that fully encompasses the outer edges of a fruit and vegetable growing garden, chickens can wander around …

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Nov 28

Molt Loaf For Molting Chickens

Recipe for a high protein loaf for molting chickens that will help with the regrowing of the feathers. I knew that hens usually stop laying during molt but I didn’t know that roosters also molt and become infertile while molting and can end up sterile if they lose too much body weight. The chickens and …

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Nov 28

Homemade Sunflower Nut Treat Wreath for Hungry Chickens

This step by step tutorial of how to make a Homemade Sunflower Nut Treat Wreath for Hungry Chickens is a homesteading delight for bored chickens in the Winter.  It is winter time and in the colder parts of the country your cooped up chickens are getting restless and need something to entertain their time. Chickens …

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Nov 26

Surviving Winter with Homesteading Chickens

It can be a struggle surviving the winter with homesteading chickens, it takes hard work and a little bit of shared knowledge between homesteaders.  Let this in depth article address many issues to keep your chicken flock safe, fed, healthy, happy and warm.  When all their needs are met, they will keep being productive laying …

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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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