How to raise Chickens in your backyard

How to raise Chickens in your backyard
Raising backyard chickens, chicken gardens and prepping

This page is all about raising backyard chickens.  We're not the
experts,but we'll point you to some great resources.
Chickens and prepping: they go together like two peas in a pod, quite
literally! Chickens not only will reduce weeds and pests in your garden, but
they will also help aerate the soil and reduce your dependency on the
commercial food sources. If you have chickens, you can also have a garden!

Chicken talk
What is a broody hen?

Prepper Resources for Raising Backyard Chickens
This page is all about raising backyard chickens. We're not the experts, but
we'll bring you to some great resources. Consider these EGGs-ceptional
ideas for chicken lovers...

  • Spoil your flock: There are lots of ways to spoil your chickens.

  • Poultry raising on the farm.  Also written by the U.S. Department of
    Agriculture, this free guide for the poultry breeder, discusses bird
    varieties, care and housing, feeding, and the advantages of farm
    poultry raising.

Best Chicken Books:

  • Free-Range Chicken Gardens Book: A must have for chicken lovers
    is Free-Range Chicken Gardens: How to Create a Beautiful, Chicken-
    Friendly Yard, pictured at the top left of th page, is a well designed
    book by Jessi Bloom (an award winning landscape designer) with
    gorgeous pictures by Kate Baldwin. This books hows how you can keep
    chickens and have a beautiful garden, too, to enjoy fresh eggs and
    help your garden thrive. With this book, you'll discover the plants and
    shrubs essential for food and forage.

  • Forgotten Skills of Self Sufficiency: If you dream of becoming self-
    reliant using truly simple techniques, you can cultivate the pioneer's
    independence to provide safety against lost wages, harsh weather,
    economic recession, and commercial contamination and shortages.
    Strengthen your family's self-reliance as you discover anew the joy of
    homegrown food, thrift, and self-sufficient living.

Raising backyard chickens is one of many homesteading skills you can have
without having a farm.

Happy endings...
Birds of a feather flock together.

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