Top 10 Chicken Breeds for Laying Hens, Plus a a Review of Hen House Plans for the Ladies

Hen House Plans and Best Chicken Breeds for the Homestead

If you plan to raise chicken for eggs, this list will help you find out the best egg laying chickens to raise in your homestead.

Organic Home Remedies for Sick Chickens, Diseases and Problems for Laying Hens

The most cost effective 10 DIY Back garden Projects That Any person Can Make 5

Pet Chickens: How to Raise Chickens - All about Raising Organic, Backyard Chickens. I will need this for our small farm someday!

Thinking of adding laying hens to your homestead or back yard? There's more to it than you might think. Here's what you need to know before you decide.

Raising Laying Hens: What You Need to Know

Thinking of adding laying hens to your homestead or back yard? Here's what you need to know before you decide.

The Effects of Sunflower Seeds on Laying Hens. BOSS or Black Oil Sunflower Seeds give great nourishment to your laying hens and of course protein. An Arucauna I believe based on the feathers that are full near its cheeks.

The Effects of Sunflower Seeds on Laying Hens

Unless you plan to breed or show your birds, you'll probably be happier with a flock of mixed breeds. If you choose breeds carefully, It will be easier to tell the chickens apart as individuals, tell who's laying well, who's laying poorly, and who's laying abnormal eggs. You can also plan for steadier year round egg production, and for one or two broody prone hens to hatch eggs and raise chicks, while the rest of the flock lays well.

4 Benefits of a Mixed Flock of Backyard Chickens -

Unsure if you want a single breed or a flock of hens? Most backyard chicken keepers will get more out of a mixed flock of heritage breeds.

Make sure you're not raising the wrong hen. Here's 10 of the best egg laying chickens breeds that will give you up to 300 eggs per year.

10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds (up to 300 per Year!)

It's getting chilly outside. But that doesn't have to mean frozen combs and wattles, painful toes, and unhappy hens. Keeping chickens happy through the winter just takes a little bit of extra attention.

How to Keep Your Hens Laying All Winter Long

Considering building your own chicken coop? These tips will help you create a chicken coop that will last for many years and keep your laying hens safe and happy.

Did you know that bored chickens are unhealthy chickens? Put them to work! Here's how we do it. Let your hens do the work for you.

Did you know bored chickens are unhealthy chickens? Put your chickens to work for YOU - they love keeping busy. Let them work over future garden space and.

Building a Chicken Dust Bath

Building a Chicken Dust Bath

Building a chicken dust bath is essential to keeping healthy, mite-free chickens. We discussed the various options for contents, and…

Aromatherapy for chickens! Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:

Nesting Box Herbs - Chicken Aromatherapy

7 Best Chicken Feed for Laying Hens (Natural, Organic, and Non-GMO)

7 Best Chicken Feed for Laying Hens (Natural, Organic, and Non-GMO)

Make sure you're not raising the wrong hen. Here's 10 of the best egg laying chickens breeds that will give you up to 300 eggs per year.

The effects of Sunflower Seeds on egg laying hens in a chicken flock can benefit a homestead’s egg production therefore helping the family to become more self sufficient in independent food management. Supplementing ingredients into chicken feed to create a healthier blend that nourish, protein and fattens up the chickens increases their immune system and …

The effects of Sunflower Seeds on egg laying hens in a chicken flock can benefit a homestead's egg production therefore helping the family to become more s

Which of your hens is laying eggs and which ones are not?

A ticklish matter that all chicken-owners grapple with eventually: which hens are laying eggs & which are resting on their laurels?

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