Should Chickens Eat Bread?

Should chickens eat bread? Yes, bread is considered as one of the most favorite foods or treats of chickens. Chicks love to eat bread a lot and won’t stop until every bread crumb is gone so as a chicken owner, make sure to give bread in moderation. Chicks are content creatures especially in terms of being fed. You can give them anything to eat. Whatever you give them, they will peck it without complaining. Chicks[…]

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What Nоt To Feed Сhісkеnѕ

Chickens саn еаt almost аnуthіng. One оf thе mаіn reasons for keeping сhісkеnѕ is thаt thеу аrе great fоrаgеrѕ аnd wіll kеер уоur gаrdеn frее оf іnѕесtѕ, grubѕ аnd mоѕt pests. Thеу lоvе wоrmѕ mоrе thаn аnу оthеr fооd! But thеrе аrе still some foods that are hаrmful tо сhісkеn hеаlth аnd аrе to be аvоіdеd at аll costs. Knowing what to fееd сhісkеnѕ аnd whаt nоt tо feed сhісkеnѕ is vеrу important. Buуіng рrореr[…]

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The Best Guinea Pig Food

Food is a basic need for all guinea pigs. All have the right amount of nutrients they can get food. If they do not eat the appropriate amounts of food, they tend to be more susceptible to illnesses and sickly. Want to keep your guinea pig healthy and happy; you need to know their basic nutritional requirements. Once you have supplied them with enough food and vitamin intake, you will not have to worry about[…]

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Should I Feed My Chickens Scratch Grains?

Scratch grains are both a feeding method as well as a type of feed. The method involves scattering your chicken’s feed on the ground, which encourages them to scratch at the ground with their feet to reveal the food. Chicken Scratch Feed Some of the best type of food to use for this method is whole grains and coarsely cracked grains. They are thick and large enough for the chickens to find but won’t blow[…]

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Homesteading vs Prepping

Homesteading will take care of some needs that preppers and survivalists are frantically trying to fill. Not in the way that some of the misguided people are trying to fill the need currently, but it dose fill the need. The biggest need that preppers are targeting, for the most part, would be food. If you are in the homesteading mindset and practicing at least the basics, you will not be concerned with the same things[…]

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How to have a homestead and not be chained to it.

Have you ever wanted to take a trip, but then realized that there was no one to care for your animals. This can be an difficult problem that can drive you crazy, and keep you from going anywhere. In this article we will cover several things you can do to increase your ability to take vacations, and travel while making sure all of your obligations are taken care of.

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How to naturally seal a pond.

Well it is now July and the end of the driest part of the year. Where we live the end of may and all of June tend to be very dry times. We have been trying to seal a pond for the past two years with not much luck. This year we seem to have gotten it to seal, and hold water for the long haul. I would like to share our experiences with every[…]

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First batch of chicken

We just put our first batch of chickens from this year’s run in the freezer.

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should I feed bales of hay, or pellets?

So the question is should I feed bales of hay or should be feed Pellets? I have discussed this with several of my peers and I have found that there are several different schools of thought. When feeding forage, if you don’t have pasture to give your animals access to, is handled by feeding hay. What is hay? Hay is usually grass, bermuda, timothy, or alfalfa. Hay is a very important part of some animals[…]

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Should I raise pigs for meat?

We raise several pigs each year to fill our pork needs. This year beef has gone up in price yet again, so we are going to raise 5 pigs to help off set the fact that we may not be able to produce as much beef this year. Since we do not breed pigs, I started to look around for some weaners  to purchase and noticed that the price of pigs had gone up substantially[…]

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