Prevent Nutrient Deficiency With This Strategy

Prevent Nutrient Deficiency With This Strategy

Further reading: What do Chickens Eat Alternative Feed For Backyard Chickens What to Feed Your Chickens For Better Tasting Eggs Can Chickens Eat Citrus? Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s…

Ferment Chicken Feed Safely With These Strategies!

Ferment Chicken Feed Safely With These Strategies!

With these tips, you can ferment chick starter feed safely! Chickens need feed. That is an unavoidable fact. With the right feed, chickens will grow up big and healthy, and then your darling feathery friends will give you all the love that they have.  While all feed is good, there are easy adjustments that you…

Black Soldier Fly Larvae: Superfood For Backyard Chickens!

Black Soldier Fly Larvae: Superfood For Backyard Chickens!

Black soldier fly larvae are like candy for your backyard chickens are concerned. In other words, hens LOOOOOVVEEEE them. Many times, we’ve gone out to our coop to give the flock a surprise, and within mere moments, they’ve snatched all the black soldier fly larvae out of our hands! The nutritional content of these insects…

Treats For Your Chickens To Make Them Go WILD!

Treats For Your Chickens To Make Them Go WILD!

Got chickens that love treats? Me too. Often, I can’t walk into the coop without practically being mauled, and if I have dried insect treats, it’s over. This article is inspired by my new book, Cluck Cakes, which shows you how to make 11 gourmet treats for your hens! They’re organic, all natural, and hens…

Got Chickens Molting? Here’s What To Do.

Got Chickens Molting? Here’s What To Do.

Molting chickens can be stressful because, well, your flock looks naked and like they’re unhealthy. In fact, they can look like they’ve been to hell and back. They can look scruffy, and you might worry that they’re sick. And you might even take them to the vet! (Want more help with your chickens? Grab my…

Grow Free Food For Rabbits & Chickens! Here’s How We Did it!
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Grow Free Food For Rabbits & Chickens! Here’s How We Did it!

Buying grain for your livestock can add up – ask me how I know. This year, we decided to do something different – we planted a garden to grow greens for our rabbits and chickens. It’s been a success and now we have enough free food for everyone to have an extra bite every day…