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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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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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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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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 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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Easy DIY Nesting Boxes For Chickens

Easy DIY Nesting Boxes For Chickens

There are countless designs for chicken nesting boxes, but these are probably the easiest ones to make, and chickens love them! #homesteadsurvivalsite #nestingboxes #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #diy

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DIY Chicken Coop for Less Than $15

DIY Chicken Coop for Less Than $15

If you can gather some scrap wood and are willing to do a little work, you can build your own chicken coop for less than $15. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickencoop #chickens #raisingchickens #diyprojects

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Chickens Not Laying Eggs? Here’s What To Do

Chickens Not Laying Eggs? Here’s What To Do

There are many things that could be causing your chickens’ egg production to drop. The number one reason is stress. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #raisingchickens #keepingchickens #chickens

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Top 5 Birds To Raise On Your Homestead

Top 5 Birds To Raise On Your Homestead

Poultry birds are essential to the sustainability of a homestead. It is simply the most economical way to provide protein for the kitchen table in both good times and bad. #homesteadsurvivalsite #raisingbirds #bestbirds #homestead #homesteading

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10 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Happy And Healthy This Winter

10 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Happy And Healthy This Winter

Chickens require some special care in the winter, and making sure they are happy is worth it. They will reward you with year-round egg production. #homesteadsurvivalsite #winter #winterchickencare #raisingchickens #keepingchickens

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4 Things to Feed to Your Chickens So They Lay Eggs Year Round

4 Things to Feed to Your Chickens So They Lay Eggs Year Round

Contrary to popular belief, chickens can lay eggs year round. You just have to keep them healthy and happy by feeding them the right foods. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #raisingchickens #chickenfeed #offgridliving

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Chicken Coop for $50 and 1 Hour To Build

Chicken Coop for $50 and 1 Hour To Build

If you own chickens, like DIY projects, and you have an hour to spare, you should try this DIY chicken coop. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickencoop #diyprojects #raisingchickens #chickens

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Feed This To Your Chickens and They'll Produce Tastier Eggs

Feed This To Your Chickens and They’ll Produce Tastier Eggs

The foods you feed to your chickens have a huge effect on their overall health and the quality of their eggs in both taste and durability. #homesteadsurvivalsite #chickens #chickeneggs #raisingchickens #keepingchickens

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