Easiest DIY Automatic Chicken Waterer You’ll Ever Make
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Easiest DIY Automatic Chicken Waterer You’ll Ever Make

With it getting hotter, I wanted to show you a DIY automatic chicken waterer we made right on the homestead.   It cost us under $5 to make, but it solves so many problems on the farm. The last thing we want is for our animals to be thirsty or get heat stroke, and this DIY automatic…

Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: 10+ Troubleshooting Tips

Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: 10+ Troubleshooting Tips

If your chickens stopped laying eggs, it’s probably not your fault.   Chickens not laying eggs when they’re supposed to is really, really frustrating. I know, because I’ve been there, and certainly my chickens stopped laying from time to time.   You think you’re doing everything right, but egg production has stopped…..and you’re left to wonder “Why are my…

Chicken Tractor Plans Anyone Can Build (Even If You’re Flat Broke)
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Chicken Tractor Plans Anyone Can Build (Even If You’re Flat Broke)

I used to let my hens free range without plans to ever use chicken tractor, thinking I was doing them (and myself) a favor. Great yolks come from a chicken who can eat bugs and all, right?   Our hens were allowed to free range because I think a pasture-raised chicken is a healthier chicken.   We…

What to Feed your Chickens for Better Tasting Eggs

What to Feed your Chickens for Better Tasting Eggs

What’s better than farm fresh eggs, with bright orange yolks, on toast with homemade butter? Pretty much nothing. These days, I can’t even compare my hens’ eggs to grocery store eggs. My hens produce wonderful, better tasting eggs with golden/orange yolks that have an incomparable taste (at least compared to grocery eggs). When I look at one…