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How to Ferment Feed for Healthier Chickens

How to Ferment Feed for Healthier Chickens

Fermenting chicken feed is an inexpensive and easy way to promoting good gut health. The process is so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t done this earlier!

What Miniature Cows Mean for Your Homestead

What Miniature Cows Mean for Your Homestead

Petite livestock choices is a cost-effective alternative and could be the answer to helping the self-reliant family achieve food freedom.

10 Brilliant Ways to Keep Chickens Cool in Summer

10 Brilliant Ways to Keep Chickens Cool in Summer

Although chickens are very adaptable, they still need a little extra TLC during extreme weather.

Grow the Heartiest Tomatoes with These Organic Tips

Grow the Heartiest Tomatoes with These Organic Tips

Follow these organic natural tips and enjoy a juicy crop, perfect for summer salads and fresh sauces.

5 Ways Trash Helps Grow Your Garden

5 Ways Trash Helps Grow Your Garden

You don’t have to spend a fortune at the nursery or garden supply center to have a happy and healthy garden. There are a few things you probably have lying around the house that can put some extra green in your thumb—and many of them are items you might otherwise consider trash!

Mail Order Chicks: Caring for Chicks After Transport

Mail Order Chicks: Caring for Chicks After Transport

When chicks are ordered through the mail, they may need a little extra TLC. Here are some tips for reenergizing your chicks after a long transport.

Straw Bale Gardening: Everything You Wanted to Know for the Best Bounty Ever

Everything You Wanted to Know about Straw Bale Gardening

This new organic gardening method is a game changer. Here’s everything you needed to know about straw bale gardening to get the best bounty ever.

Baby Chicks Need Love Too: 6 Natural Treatments for Common Chick Ailments

6 Natural Treatments for Common Chick Ailments

Let’s say you did everything by the book and researched the chicken breeds you wanted, set up all the equipment beforehand, and gave your chicks everything they needed to thrive; but for some reason they aren’t. While there could be a myriad of reasons why this could be, my guess would be on one of these seven common ailments.

Shocking Photos: This is the Chicken That You Feed Your Family With... Abuse, Deformity and Disease

Shocking Images: This is the Chicken You Feed Your Family With

Pilgrim’s Pride, one of America’s top leading poultry providers is under fire after leaked videos and gruesome images of the deplorable conditions from some of their contract farms. Gangrenous dermatitis, enteritis, coccidiosis are only a few of the vile conditions chickens are dying from.

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