Posts Tagged ‘back yard chickens’

What to do with a Rooster

    What to do with a Rooster? You were so excited to become a growing number of proud back yard chicken owners. You built  a cute little coop, maybe even hung a curtain or two, told all of your friends you would soon be in supply of Fresh Eggs. Placed your order for Pullets…

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Supply List for Chicks

Supply List for Getting started with Chickens Ready for some FRESH, Organic, Nutrient-dense, Delicious Eggs ??? Spring has sprung and you’re dying to become a member of the exceedingly growing population of backyard and urban chicken keepers.  You’ve done all your research, you’ve decided what type of chickens you want, you know how many to…

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Getting Started With Chickens

Getting Started with Chickens My grandparents raised chickens, along with many family members out west, but they have long passed and seeking their wisdom is a window that closed several years ago (what I wouldn’t give to have that opportunity again). If my grandma had a cup of coffee in her hand she had a…

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Chickens- getting started part 3 ordering-1 week old

Congratulations on your decision to add chickens to your homestead and on your journey to Food Independence! It is a big step and a rewarding , I am glad you decided to join us. If you have read part 1 and 2 you are ready to go, if not here is the link to one…

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The Coastal Homestead is adding livestock!

Can you say chickens? We can, and 15 of them! When you read this post please do so with the same excitement as a 5 yr old on Christmas morning, as that is the spirit in which it was written with the occasional high-pitched squeal from time to time. Have you ever had an off…

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