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Why Your Backyard Chickens Could Be Giving You Salmonella

Why Your Backyard Chickens Could Be Giving You Salmonella

Raising backyard chickens has been trending in recent years, thanks to the sustainability movement. But it could be making your family sick. Eight different states are reporting Salmonella outbreaks linked to backyard chickens.

Some Basics on Living a Self-Reliant Lifestyle, Part 2

Some Basics on Living a Self-Reliant Lifestyle, Part 2

In order to live a self-sustained existence, you must prepare, and practice what it is that needs to be done…so that you can actually do it and not just have it stored away in a book or in your files.

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!

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.

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.

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.

The Self-Reliance Manifesto: More Than 300 Resources to Guide You on the Path to Radical Freedom

The Self-Reliance Manifesto: 300 Resources for Radical Freedom

Your path to freedom is based on what you put into it. No matter who you are or where you live, you can pick something from the list and learn to do it.

Hobby Homesteading: 3 Backyard Livestock Breeds Every Home Should Have

3 Backyard Livestock Breeds Every Home Should Have

Hobby homesteading is showing up in the sprawling suburban neighborhoods. Here are the most popular small breeds and how to get started.

How Goats Can Alert You To Their Health Issues

How Goats Can Alert You To Their Health Issues

Experienced goat herders know that each goat has their own unique personality. Their quirks can be a way of alerting you to their ailments.

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