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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    When my wife and I bought our newest set of chicks last February we bought 6 of each breed, for a total of 24. Out of that 24 we lost around 10 to various predators. Looking across the flock this evening these are my estimated looses over the past month or so. Barred Rock - 3 Buff Orpington -...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Can yall believe it’s been a whole year since my wife and I got our first chicks? For the first few months I posted several videos about building the coop and how the chicks were doing. After the chickens start laying, there is not that much to post about. They are chickens, they do their...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    In this article we are going to be discussing how to design your chicken flock for a long term SHTF / TEOTWAWKI situation. How many chickens would you need to produce enough eggs for you and your family? What about breeding, chicken coop and chicken yard size? Do you want focus on egg...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Past few days one of my chickens has laid just a yoke with no shell. I have 13 chickens, and have been getting 7 eggs a day for the past 4 days or so. The chickens are around 5 1/2 months old. I have been free access to chick grower feed. Maybe its time to switch them to a laying mash?
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Built a brooder over the last couple days with some new but mostly scrap wood I already had. Its kind of a two part brooder which removes from the base so I can take them out to play in the grass some as they grow. Half of it has a bottom and a larger half is bottomless. Its about 2ft by 5ft...
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