All About Chickens!

In case you haven't noticed already, I am obsessed with chickens! They are 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?!

In this blog, you will find information about raising chickens not only for eggs, but for meat as well. 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.
Staging photo of 3 different incubators on a kitchen island
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The 8 Best Egg Incubators in 2022

You’ve decided to hatch your own chickens, but there are hundreds of egg incubators to choose from. How do you pick the best one for you?! I’ve been hatching chicken eggs for years and have used several different incubators along the way. I’ve had great successes and failures, both of which I’ve learned a lot from.

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Several brown roosters looking at the camera. They are inside a chicken tractor and standing on grass.
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Why You Should Raise Red Ranger Chickens

Are you getting fed up with the shortages at the grocery store?  Have you been questioning the quality of the chicken you find there?  Are you looking for more ways to increase your self-sufficiency? Then you’re in the right place. Raising your own broilers (or meat birds) is one of the best ways to solve

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Winter Coop
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Chicken Coop Winterizing – 6 Helpful Tips!

Living in central MN where it’s winter half of the year and the temps can hit -35 🥶, we have had to perfect our winter chicken-raising skills out of necessity. If you’re worried about this upcoming winter, look no further! In this article I’ll be sharing my top 6 tips for chicken coop winterizing. 6

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