When Do Chickens Start Laying Eggs? (And Why They Stop)

When Do Chickens Start Laying Eggs? (And Why They Stop)

Let’s face it, most of us start raising chickens in order to have fresh eggs daily. The question of the day is “when do these freeloaders start paying rent?” If you’ve had your chickens for a couple of months or more and haven’t enjoyed collecting eggs for your morning breakfast, you’re not alone. We have…

50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Chickens – Chicken Coops and More
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50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Chickens – Chicken Coops and More

“50 Do-It-Yourself Projects for Keeping Chickens – Chicken Coops, Brooders, Runs, Swings, Dust Baths, and More!” by Janet Garman of Timber Creek Farm is a pleasure to read. You might think that with so many chicken care books already on the market, there would be limited need for another, but Janet will prove you wrong….

Homestead Chicken Resources – Everything You Need for Your Backyard Flock

Homestead Chicken Resources – Everything You Need for Your Backyard Flock

Homestead chickens are a great small scale protein option for meat or eggs, and don’t require a huge investment in time or materials to get started. I’ve teamed up with a number of my blogging friends to pull together this awesome list of homestead chicken resources to help you with everything from hatching your own…