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Beekeeping for Beginners: How To Set Up A Beehive

Beekeeping for Beginners: How To Set Up A Beehive

Keeping bees to pollinate your garden and apothecary crops is just one of the important reasons to add beekeeping to your prepping routine.

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DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder from a Five-Gallon Bucket

DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder from Five-Gallon Bucket

A DIY automatic chicken feeder saves you time and keeps your chickens happy. You’ll need a five-gallon bucket and some other supplies.

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5 Things To Try If Your Chickens Won't Lay Eggs

5 Things To Try If Your Chickens Won’t Lay Eggs

What if your chickens aren’t laying eggs? You’ll be glad to hear that there are steps you can take to turn this around.

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Homemade, Self-Moving Chicken Tractor

Free Range People show off their homemade self-moving chicken tractor. It’s lightweight, easy to move, and large enough to house multiple chickens.

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How to Keep Livestock Cool in the Summer

How to Keep Livestock Cool in the Summer

Keeping your livestock cool in the summer is vital to their health and crucial when raising livestock to feed your family.

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The Best Chicken Watering System EVER

The Best Chicken Watering System EVER

This is a rainwater catchment system located on a predator-resistant chicken coop. It saves a lot of time, effort, energy, and money.

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9 Reasons To Get Ducks Instead Of Chickens

When considering which kind of bird to get, you may find that ducks are better. Consider these tips on why ducks are worth getting instead of chickens.

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The 3 WORST Chicken Breeds

The 3 WORST Chicken Breeds

There are several chicken breeds you should avoid, and that is the topic of this video. She talks about her three least-favorite chicken breeds.

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Best and Worst Livestock for Beginners

Best and Worst Livestock for Beginners

If you’re new to homesteading, you might be wondering which livestock to get first. That is the topic of this video from the Youtube channel, Homesteady. 

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How to Buy Your First Chickens

Chickens are arguably one of the best and easiest animals to keep on the homestead. The following is a basic guide on how to buy your first chickens.

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8 Best Egg-Laying Chicken Breeds

8 Best Egg-Laying Chicken Breeds

Keeping consummate egg-laying chicken breeds allows you to stockpile eggs to preserve when they hit their peak laying months. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #chickenbreeds #raisingchickens #keepingchickens

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Chickens Acting Strange? Here’s What It Means

Chickens Acting Strange? Here’s What It Means

Chickens can’t tell you if they’re feeling off. Instead, we have to identify when our chickens act strangely. These behaviors indicate something is wrong. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #chickentips

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Medicinal Herbs for Chickens? Yes!

Medicinal herbs are good for chickens, too. Herbs can help improve immunity, reduce parasites, reduce stress, and keep your chickens happy and healthy. #homesteadsurvivalsite #medicinalherbs #herbalmedicine #keepingchickens #raisingchickens

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Simple Solution To Your Livestock Mud Problem

Simple Solution To Your Livestock Mud Problem

Whether it’s early spring, late winter, or any rainy time of the year, it’s mud season on farms. And things get particularly muddy when you have livestock. #homesteadsurvivalsite #livestock #homestead #homesteading #offgridliving

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The Pros and Cons of Raising Pigs

Pigs are a great way to raise your own meat, but they do come with their own unique set of quirks. Learn more about the pros and cons of raising pigs. #homesteadsurvivalsite #pigs #livestock #homesteading #raisingpigs

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How $30 Can Feed Your Goats All Winter

The best way to feed goats all winter is by planting a wheat and rye pasture mix. Plant it in a goat-grazing area that’s fenced off to contain the goats. #homesteadsurvivalsite #goats #raisinggoats #livestock #homesteading

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How to Keep Your Livestock Nice and Warm This Winter

How to Keep Your Livestock Nice and Warm This Winter

It can be a challenge to care for your animals during the winter months. Learn how to keep your livestock nice and warm this winter with these tips. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homestead #livestock #winter #offgridliving

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10 Most Common Chicken Predators (And How to Stop Them)

10 Most Common Chicken Predators (And How to Stop Them)

Chickens are a valuable resource, and their loss is felt in egg production. To protect your food supply, learn about these common chicken predators. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #predators

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Best Homestead Animals (Pros & Cons of Each)

Best Homestead Animals (Pros & Cons of Each)

Which homestead animals should you start with? Keep reading to discover which animals are the best to start with and why. #homesteadsurvivalsite #homesteading #homesteadanimals #livestock #homesteading

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Should You Raise Different Types Of Birds Together?

Should You Raise Different Types Of Birds Together?

If you’re wondering what kinds of fowl you can mix with your backyard flock, keep reading. What birds of a feather can you flock together on your farm? #homesteadsurvivalsite #birds #raisingchickens #poultry #raisingbirds

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How to Cut Your Chicken Feed Bill by 25%

How to Cut Your Chicken Feed Bill by 25%

Want to keep your chickens fed and healthy for as little money as possible? In this video, Justin Rhodes explains how to cut your chicken feed bill by 25%. #homesteadsurvivalsite #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #chickenfeed #livestock

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7 Things To Know Before Starting A Beehive

7 Things To Know Before Starting A Beehive

The decline in bees has sparked a newfound love for beekeeping. However, beekeeping will only work for those determined homesteaders who are committed. #homesteadsurvivalsite #beehive #beekeeping #beekeepingtips #bees

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7 Essential Items You Need For Raising Chickens

7 Essential Items You Need For Raising Chickens

Before you bring your new chickens home (whether they are chicks or adult chickens) you should have the following items ready to go. #homesteadsurvivalsite #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #supplies #chickens

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17 Ways To Protect Your Chickens From Predators

If you have a flock of chickens, you’ll want to protect your investment of chickens, eggs, and pets from hungry predators just waiting for a hearty meal. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickenkeeping #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #homesteading

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