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!

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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. This well-designed
    book by Jessi Bloom (an award winning landscape designer)
    with gorgeous pictures by Kate Baldwin, shows 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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