Raise Chickens

Raising chickens is a great place to start when you’re ready to expand your skills in self-sufficiency because they are small in size, inexpensive compared to other livestock, and who doesn’t like delicious eggs?!

I believe in a pastured-approach so that the resulting eggs and meat are nutritionally-dense while allowing the chickens to live a full and happy life out foraging for bugs & fresh greens.

In this category, you will find information about treating bumblefoot, the best incubators, and even raising red ranger meat chickens.

Fairy Eggs: My Chicken Laid What!?

Holding a fairy egg between 3 fingers in front of a wooden table

Have you found a miniature egg in your hens’ laying box? Don’t panic! These are called fairy eggs and can happen for many different reasons. Most of the time, they are nothing to worry about and are just a fun surprise from time-to-time. In this article we’ll discuss what fairy eggs are exactly, how they …

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