Category Archives: Homesteading

Top 10 Things City Folk Don’t Know About Chickens

If you’ve read my blog or watched my videos you know I haven’t been “country” for very long. I’m still learning as I go, but I find it interesting some of the things I used to think. I’m reminded of some of these things as I talk to friends who still live in the city.

This makes me want to highlight some of the misconceptions that city folk have about chickens. I’ve had a few good laughs about some of this.

1. “Dude, those eggs are green! Are they ok to eat?”

It’s a true story. I gave a dozen eggs to a very good friend. He was Continue reading Top 10 Things City Folk Don’t Know About Chickens

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Sweetie the Goat is a big Chicken!

We have this one goat. Her name is Sweetie. Since Sweetie does not have a friend goat she like to hang out with the chickens. The chickens tolerate her… mostly.  Here are few videos that show her personality a little bit.

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How to Water the Chickens Easier

Chicken Watering Solutions!

It is a real chore getting out to water the chickens if you are using conventional gravity fed containers. Worse yet you are filling up bowls for them.  They make a real mess and can be very thirsty.

Chickens need water… lots and lots of fresh clean water. I was forever running out to clean and fill containers. I just had to think of something else.

Here are a couple of videos showing how I solved my problems. This first one is for the main flock of layers.

This next one was made for the meat coop.

Enjoy!

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