This board is all about homesteading with birds such as chickens, ducks, turkeys, guineas, and more.
15 Clever Ways To Keep Hawks Away From Chickens • New Life On A Homestead
From decoys to netting, explore a range of proven strategies to protect your chickens from hawks and maintain a safe environment. #chickens #homesteading
What is it and how to make a chicken saddle - The Upcycled Family
Beautiful hens with roughed up, broken, and missing feathers? The chicken saddle or hen apron is the easy DIY answer. #chickensaddle #chickensaddlediy #chickensaddleaprons #chickenapron #chickenfeatherdamage
Easy chick brooder box DIY style | The Upcycled Family
Looking for an idea to keep those spring chicks warm yet not in your house being stinky? Check out this cheap easy chick brooder box DIY style. The best part is it’s cheap, made from upcycled materials, and insulated. This way you can keep the brooder anywhere you need! #chickbrooder #chickbrooderideas #chickbrooderdiy #chickbrooderboxdiy #chickbrooderoutdoor #chickbrooderincoop #homesteadingideas #chickenkeepinghacks
How to Make Dust Bath for Chickens | Dust Bath Recipe and Container Ideas
Dust baths are essential to keep chickens clean, happy and healthy. Come learn how to make a simple DIY chicken dust bath with tips on the best ingredients to use like sand, lime, herbs, DE or wood ash to prevent parasites. We'll cover containers ideas, how to make a covered dust bath, drainage for rain, the best location, and more.
What to do when your backyard chickens stop laying eggs
What to do when your backyard chickens stop laying eggs? It's important to understand why your chickens have stopped egg production. Once you learn why it's happening, you can decide what to do about it. Here’s how to go about figuring out why your hens have stopped laying eggs.
What to do when your laying hens stop laying eggs
Chickens not laying eggs? What’s going on? It's important to understand why your chickens are not laying. Once you understand why it's happening, you can decide what to do about it which keeps your hens happy and healthy, and keeps you supplied with eggs too.
30 Incredible DIY Chicken Coops to Inspire You
30 Incredible DIY Chicken Coops to Inspire You Building a chicken coop doesn't have to be hard. Check out these 30 amazing DIY chicken coops that will inspire you to build your own. Plus, we'll show you how we made our very own off grid chicken coop using reclaimed materials.
Top 5 Chicken Breeds for Urban Homesteads: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Chicken for Your Backyard
Are you looking to start a small flock of chickens on your urban homestead? We've got you covered! After years of experience, we've tried and tested various breeds and have found some of the best chicken breeds for urban homesteads.
Fencing a Chicken Run: What's Best and How Should It Be Built?
What is the most secure fencing for chicken runs? Whether you have a chicken run that's an acre or more or a small area contained in your backyard or garden, it needs to be safe for your flock. The most secure fencing for a chicken run needs to keep predators out and your chickens in. Here's what you need to know.
What is a Chicken Run? What Makes a Safe, Healthy Run?
What is a chicken run? Discover ideas and plans for making a diy chicken run for your flock. Find everything from chicken run flooring, bedding, doors, entertainment (yes, it’s a thing!) to fencing, ground cover, landscaping and more for the best chicken pen a chicken could want.