Preparing Your Chicken Coop For Winter: Session 1 of “What The Cluck?!” [Podcast]
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Preparing Your Chicken Coop For Winter: Session 1 of “What The Cluck?!” [Podcast]

Preparing your chicken coop for winter is easy, but I have a few hard and fast rules about it.   In this very first FrugalChicken podcast, I discuss 5 tips to prepare your coop for winter, and which of my “rules” about raising chickens I sometimes break during the winter.   I decided to start…

Raising Chickens: 6 Answers To Common Questions [Video Tutorial]

Raising Chickens: 6 Answers To Common Questions [Video Tutorial]

Raising chickens for their eggs is probably one of the most rewarding aspects of homesteading, but it can be intimidating for new owners who fall instantly in love with our feathered friends.   I mean, who wants to hurt the creature that you’ve now let into your life?   I understand.   But luckily, raising…

Feeding Chickens In A Flock Of Different Ages

Feeding Chickens In A Flock Of Different Ages

One frequent question I get is about feeding a flock of chickens that are different ages.     It can be confusing since chicks have different requirements than laying hens.   On our farm, we keep chicks and laying hens separate because both are precious commodities. The hens produce eggs, but the chicks will be…

10 Abnormal Chicken Eggs & What You Need To Know!

10 Abnormal Chicken Eggs & What You Need To Know!

Abnormal chicken eggs: If you own chickens, it’s just a matter of time before you get one that makes you scratch your head and wonder “What the heck?” Don’t worry. Usually, abnormal eggs just happen, and although they can mean your chicken is sick or stressed, they aren’t necessarily something to be concerned about.  (New to chicken keeping?…

Organic Homemade Chicken Feed Recipe (That Won’t Break The Bank)
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Organic Homemade Chicken Feed Recipe (That Won’t Break The Bank)

Of course most people are interested in feeding their chicken flock a homemade, organic, non-gmo feed – you are what you eat, after all – but if you’re anything like me, the expense is out of your reach. Until now. I’ve cracked the code on creating a homemade organic feed recipe your chicken will love, and your wallet will…