Urban Chickens

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Important Info
Deep Litter
Babiesssss
Hacks
Chicken Garden
Fam Friendly Breeds
Cleaning/Coop Care
Nesting Boxes
Dust Baths
Eggs
Summer
Grazing Boxes & Baskets
Treats
Feed & Supps
Herbal Hens
Runs & Tunnels
Coops
Fun
Predators & Pest Control
Illness
Winter

Important Info

very interesting. its not fair that this animal is made to be born to be killed for food when something else can be eaten. just because we can doesn't mean we should.

How to Raise Chickens - All about Raising Organic, Backyard Chickens

Learn how to raise chickens from your own backyards. Information on chickens and bantams for raising organic, urban chickens for eggs or meat.

CHICKEN HEALTH & BEHAVIOUR -downloadable chart & other good info. Great reference if your chickens are acting sick or your not sure if they are behaving correctly. This will help to determine if there really is a problem and what could be wrong with your chicken & how to treat it.....

CHICKEN HEALTH & BEHAVIOUR -downloadable chart & other good info. Great reference if your chickens are acting sick or your not sure if they are behaving correctly. This will help to determine if there really is a problem and what could be wrong with your chicken & how to treat it.....

Chicken Internal Anatomy Poster

Chicken internal organ anatomy poster 18 X 24.

Learn the basics of feeding chickens for healthy, nutritious eggs. Use this info on your blog as long as it is unedited and with a link to TheFrugalChicken.com.

Feeding your hens right coursecats

Learn the basics of feeding chickens for healthy, nutritious eggs. Use this info on your blog as long as it is unedited and with a link to TheFrugalChicken.com.

Deep Litter

Deep Litter - The Best Method For A Duck And Chicken Run - Life Is Just Ducky

Do you want a clean, healthy, easy to care for duck or chicken coop and run? Fewer flies in the chicken run? Then you need the deep litter method.

Babiesssss

hula hoop chicken tractor is probably about the size I'd need.

hula hoop chicken tractor is probably about the size I'd need.

For those who are thinking about getting some starter chicks for fresh eggs this year, consider hanging a feather duster in the brood box. It gives them a place to snuggle and greatly reduces stress as they have a new "momma"

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For those who are thinking about getting some starter chicks for fresh eggs this year, consider hanging a feather duster in the brood box. It gives them...

chicken coop/brooders | Look closely…see the chick on the top of the wire fence, on the ...

chicken coop/brooders | Look closely…see the chick on the top of the wire fence, on the ...

Feeding Chickens at Different Ages

Feeding Chickens at Different Ages

Chickens at different stages of development require different feed formulations. Poultry nutritionists formulate feed to ensure that chickens get all the nutrients they need daily in commercially available feeds. Since bagged feed from established, reputable feed companies are a nutritional ...

A Week by Week Plan for Raising Baby Chicks | Community Chickens

Raising Chicks: A Week-by-Week Schedule | Community Chickens

A mistake at the hatchery has delayed us getting our baby chicks, but when they get here I want to have an outline of what to expect. I have compiled this week-by-week plan to help keep us in the know with our own baby chicks.

Hacks

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Chicken Garden

8 Common Weeds Your Chickens Will Love (& 8 Poisonous Plants To Avoid!)

Feed your chickens for free with these tasty, nutrient-dense "weeds" that you'll find growing all over your garden.

200 Free chicken feed sources, the ultimate list!

The ultimate list of free chicken feed resources. How to feed your chickens for free or very cheaply. Almost 200 ideas for saving money on chicken feed as told by homesteaders all over the web.

8 Top Vines to Grow on Your Chicken Coop | Tilly's Nest

Love gardening with chickens? Climbing vines look great on the chicken run. Chicken safe vines provide, shade for the flock, food and more.

Fam Friendly Breeds

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Cleaning/Coop Care

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Nesting Boxes

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Dust Baths

Dust baths for chickens DIY The Crafty Farmer #farmyard

Dust baths for chickens DIY The Crafty Farmer

Eggs

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Summer

How to Keep Chickens Cool in Summer Heat - Attainable Sustainable®

Try implementing some of these easy tricks to keep chickens cool & make the heat more bearable for your hens. Summer heat doesn't have to = miserable hens.

Grazing Boxes & Baskets

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Treats

Put some seeds, dried fruits, or veggies in a wiffle ball and let your chickens peck their hearts out.

Chickens: the gift that keep on giving.

Feed & Supps

DIY Grit And Oyster Shell Feeder

Are you feeding your chickens grit and oyster shells? They need it so they can be able to digest their food properly. I found this grit and oyster shell feeder

Herbal Hens

What Herbs Keep Chickens Healthy? - Timber Creek Farm

Can herbs keep chickens healthy? Does herb use increase the immune response in the flock? The answer to both questions appears to be, yes!

Chicken Coop Drunken Herbal Spray

Once you bring chickens to homestead be it urban or rural you'll quickly learn about a special symbiotic relationship; what goes in must come out. So let's learn about keeping their coop clean, green and pesticide free with herbs, herbals and anti-bacterial cheep vodka (reasons for the drunken version later!). Here a c

Runs & Tunnels

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Coops

Chicken coop made from pallets

DIY Chicken Coop ... it's completely made from pallets and recycled wood from an old building and playground.

Fun

Predators & Pest Control

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Illness

DIY First Aid Kit For Backyard Chickens

Learn how to make a chicken first aid kit with this free checklist and some basic wound care tips. Be prepared to treat chicken injuries and illnesses with these supplies.

Treating a Sour Crop (Naturally) - CITY GIRL FARMING

Sour crop can be fatal to a hen. But thankfully there are effective ways of treating sour crop naturally. Here's how.

Winter

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Chicken coop made from pallets

DIY Chicken Coop ... it's completely made from pallets and recycled wood from an old building and playground.

DIY Grit And Oyster Shell Feeder

Are you feeding your chickens grit and oyster shells? They need it so they can be able to digest their food properly. I found this grit and oyster shell feeder

Deep Litter - The Best Method For A Duck And Chicken Run - Life Is Just Ducky

Do you want a clean, healthy, easy to care for duck or chicken coop and run? Fewer flies in the chicken run? Then you need the deep litter method.

How to Keep Chickens Cool in Summer Heat - Attainable Sustainable®

Try implementing some of these easy tricks to keep chickens cool & make the heat more bearable for your hens. Summer heat doesn't have to = miserable hens.

8 Common Weeds Your Chickens Will Love (& 8 Poisonous Plants To Avoid!)

Feed your chickens for free with these tasty, nutrient-dense "weeds" that you'll find growing all over your garden.

200 Free chicken feed sources, the ultimate list!

The ultimate list of free chicken feed resources. How to feed your chickens for free or very cheaply. Almost 200 ideas for saving money on chicken feed as told by homesteaders all over the web.

What Herbs Keep Chickens Healthy? - Timber Creek Farm

Can herbs keep chickens healthy? Does herb use increase the immune response in the flock? The answer to both questions appears to be, yes!

Chicken Coop Drunken Herbal Spray

Once you bring chickens to homestead be it urban or rural you'll quickly learn about a special symbiotic relationship; what goes in must come out. So let's learn about keeping their coop clean, green and pesticide free with herbs, herbals and anti-bacterial cheep vodka (reasons for the drunken version later!). Here a c

Dust baths for chickens DIY The Crafty Farmer #farmyard

Dust baths for chickens DIY The Crafty Farmer

DIY First Aid Kit For Backyard Chickens

Learn how to make a chicken first aid kit with this free checklist and some basic wound care tips. Be prepared to treat chicken injuries and illnesses with these supplies.

Put some seeds, dried fruits, or veggies in a wiffle ball and let your chickens peck their hearts out.

Chickens: the gift that keep on giving.

8 Top Vines to Grow on Your Chicken Coop | Tilly's Nest

Love gardening with chickens? Climbing vines look great on the chicken run. Chicken safe vines provide, shade for the flock, food and more.

hula hoop chicken tractor is probably about the size I'd need.

hula hoop chicken tractor is probably about the size I'd need.

For those who are thinking about getting some starter chicks for fresh eggs this year, consider hanging a feather duster in the brood box. It gives them a place to snuggle and greatly reduces stress as they have a new "momma"

Budget101

For those who are thinking about getting some starter chicks for fresh eggs this year, consider hanging a feather duster in the brood box. It gives them...