Raising Chickens with Neighbors And Winning with Karen Thompson of Lil’ Suburban Homestead [Podcast]
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Raising Chickens with Neighbors And Winning with Karen Thompson of Lil’ Suburban Homestead [Podcast]

If you’re raising chickens with neighbors near you, or if you haven’t gotten a flock yet because you’re worried about ticking off your neighbors, then this podcast is for you.   I talk with Karen Thompson of Lil’ Suburban Homestead who is passionate about teaching people to grow food and raise chickens on a suburban homestead….

How To Care For Your Baby Chicks Weeks 7-16 [Podcast]
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How To Care For Your Baby Chicks Weeks 7-16 [Podcast]

Last week we tackled your backyard chicken’s first 6 weeks, and in this episode we take on weeks 7-16!   (Want to listen to last week’s episode first? Click here!)   Weeks 7-16 are a little bit different then weeks 1-6 (especially weeks 11-16!) so we break down how you should care for your chicks each…

What Your Chicken Coop Should Include (Plus…Mistakes To Avoid) [Podcast]
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What Your Chicken Coop Should Include (Plus…Mistakes To Avoid) [Podcast]

On our homestead, we have more than one chicken coop. We have something like 200 chickens on the farm, and so we have a 100 year old chicken coop and a second, more modern home for our flock. Both chicken coop designs are great, and serve their purpose (keeping our chicken flock warm and dry)…

How To Care For Baby Chicks Weeks 1-6 [Podcast]
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How To Care For Baby Chicks Weeks 1-6 [Podcast]

Baby chicks require special care – that’s pretty much a fact.   And they’re fragile! Luckily, in this episode, we delve into the care they need week by week, as we explore the first 6 weeks of your new flock members’ lives.   (Want to learn about weeks 7-16? Click here for the next episode!)…

Chicken Feeding Myths BUSTED! [Podcast]
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Chicken Feeding Myths BUSTED! [Podcast]

Time to bust some Chicken Feed Myths! No, your backyard chickens won’t turn into cannibals if you feed them eggs.   But there’s plenty of bad advice and chicken feeding myths out there that would advise you otherwise – that’s why it’s so important to know what’s okay to feed your flock and what’s toxic….

Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: What The Cluck?! Episode 81
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Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: What The Cluck?! Episode 81

I frequently have readers ask me why their hens have stopped laying eggs, so I addressed common reasons in this episode of What The Cluck?! Bottom line: I don’t know why your particular hen has stopped laying, but using this episode as a guide, you can trouble shoot common reasons! (Spoiler alert: It’s usually their…