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Chickens in Permaculture

We use chickens as part of our permaculture setup. We've tried out chicken tractors and are currently perfecting a forest pasture system that will provide even more of the flock's diet. Our chickens were also the inspiration for Mark's automatic chicken waterer invention.

Chicken books on sale
Posted Mon Nov 24 07:00:07 2014 by Anna
What should I write next?
Posted Wed Nov 12 07:16:09 2014 by Anna
Pros and cons of duck eggs
Posted Mon Nov 10 06:56:09 2014 by Anna
Roll out nest box
Posted Mon Oct 27 16:24:40 2014 by mark
Homestead winterization list
Posted Sat Oct 25 07:54:37 2014 by Anna
When is the best time to retire a hen?
Posted Tue Oct 21 15:42:11 2014 by mark
Big headed
Posted Fri Oct 17 15:44:50 2014 by mark
Best neoprene hip waders?
Posted Thu Oct 16 16:22:50 2014 by mark
Six inches in seven days
Posted Wed Oct 15 07:30:32 2014 by Anna
Heated bucket chicken waterer thread sealant
Posted Tue Oct 14 16:03:44 2014 by mark
Heated bucket chicken waterer
Posted Mon Oct 13 16:00:56 2014 by mark
Nest box crowding update
Posted Wed Oct 1 17:00:23 2014 by mark
Who lays the best eggs?
Posted Thu Sep 25 07:42:44 2014 by Anna
Sorghum
Posted Tue Sep 23 15:43:29 2014 by mark
Drying sweet corn
Posted Fri Sep 19 07:07:55 2014 by Anna
Small sunflower harvest
Posted Fri Sep 12 14:59:33 2014 by mark
Easy egg access
Posted Thu Sep 11 15:04:39 2014 by mark
Critter catcher upgrade
Posted Tue Sep 2 16:03:22 2014 by mark
Do it yourself PVC snake pole
Posted Sun Aug 31 15:05:44 2014 by mark
Snake in the nest box
Posted Sun Aug 31 07:11:29 2014 by Anna
Best chicken cam?
Posted Sat Aug 23 16:23:26 2014 by mark
Chicken tractor predator protection
Posted Fri Aug 22 16:57:22 2014 by mark
Chicken tractor improvements
Posted Mon Aug 18 16:05:19 2014 by mark
Preventing birds from eating sunflower seeds?
Posted Wed Aug 13 14:36:24 2014 by mark
Star Plate alternative roofing update
Posted Sun Aug 10 15:21:03 2014 by mark
Sunflower bird feeder
Posted Sat Aug 9 14:53:10 2014 by mark
What to do with extra summer squash
Posted Fri Aug 8 07:29:33 2014 by Anna
Black soldier fly container comparison
Posted Sun Aug 3 16:18:27 2014 by mark
How many chickens will a black soldier fly bin feed?
Posted Sun Aug 3 08:18:27 2014 by Anna
Chicken tractor resistance
Posted Fri Jul 18 15:46:46 2014 by mark
Chicken tractor repair
Posted Thu Jul 17 15:29:03 2014 by mark
Early July 2014 in the garden
Posted Tue Jul 8 07:30:04 2014 by Anna
Ducks and dogs
Posted Wed Jul 2 15:50:18 2014 by mark
The sound of one rooster fighting
Posted Wed Jul 2 07:36:43 2014 by Anna
Who let the chickens out?
Posted Tue Jul 1 13:50:29 2014 by mark
Chicken coop rain barrel
Posted Sun Jun 29 15:50:15 2014 by mark
White Leghorn hen problems
Posted Sat Jun 28 15:23:33 2014 by mark
Work glove discovery update
Posted Wed Jun 25 15:11:57 2014 by mark
Most popular chicken breeds
Posted Fri Jun 13 12:00:26 2014 by Anna
Statistics on common chicken breeds
Posted Thu Jun 12 13:13:21 2014 by Anna
Finding saw dust
Posted Wed Jun 11 15:36:35 2014 by mark
What should homesteaders look for in a chicken?
Posted Wed Jun 11 12:00:08 2014 by Anna
Why are there so many chicken breeds?
Posted Tue Jun 10 12:00:55 2014 by Anna
Thrifty Chicken Breeds
Posted Mon Jun 9 12:00:11 2014 by Anna
Cornish Cross taste test
Posted Mon Jun 9 07:54:30 2014 by Anna
Best knife sharpener?
Posted Fri Jun 6 16:07:09 2014 by mark
Cornish Cross pen
Posted Thu Jun 5 15:15:47 2014 by mark
Uses for empty feed bags
Posted Wed May 28 08:00:55 2014 by Anna
A huge spool of rope
Posted Sun May 25 07:25:02 2014 by Anna
Growing out of their feathers
Posted Mon May 19 15:49:09 2014 by mark
Brazilian chocolate and the Landless Movement
Posted Sun May 18 07:14:22 2014 by Anna
EZ Miser update
Posted Tue May 13 16:21:47 2014 by mark
Cornish cross update
Posted Fri May 9 16:01:15 2014 by mark
How to pick up chicks
Posted Wed May 7 17:33:30 2014 by mark
Duck door
Posted Fri May 2 16:26:13 2014 by mark
Chicken-proofing livestock panels
Posted Thu May 1 07:42:46 2014 by Anna
Alternative cattle panel attachment
Posted Tue Apr 29 16:05:56 2014 by mark
Cutting cattle panels
Posted Mon Apr 28 16:10:44 2014 by mark
Gratuitous duckling photos
Posted Mon Apr 28 07:06:21 2014 by Anna
Poultry beauty contest
Posted Sun Apr 27 15:35:16 2014 by mark
Simplifying ducklings
Posted Sat Apr 26 07:26:30 2014 by Anna
Ducks-Day 1
Posted Fri Apr 25 15:35:25 2014 by mark
First weekend in the starplate coop
Posted Mon Apr 21 07:26:10 2014 by Anna
Chick moving and swarm trap mounting
Posted Fri Apr 18 16:14:20 2014 by mark
Star Plate coop ready for chicks
Posted Thu Apr 17 16:13:22 2014 by mark
Turning spring around
Posted Mon Apr 14 07:11:11 2014 by Anna
Star Plate chicken door
Posted Sun Apr 13 15:34:56 2014 by mark
Intermediate Bulk Container hose conversion
Posted Fri Apr 11 16:10:48 2014 by mark
Chicken coop door step
Posted Wed Apr 9 06:38:34 2014 by Anna
Star Plate gutter attachment
Posted Tue Apr 8 16:14:48 2014 by mark
Planning fencing for the new pasture
Posted Tue Apr 8 07:50:31 2014 by Anna
Chick courage
Posted Sun Apr 6 15:29:43 2014 by mark
What do you do with old chicken feathers?
Posted Sat Apr 5 16:10:19 2014 by mark
Stump dance
Posted Thu Apr 3 15:59:52 2014 by mark
Cedar roosting station
Posted Tue Apr 1 16:12:26 2014 by mark
IBC rainwater collection
Posted Mon Mar 31 16:28:00 2014 by mark
Star Plate roof overhang
Posted Thu Mar 27 16:27:19 2014 by mark
Covering the Star Plate roof
Posted Wed Mar 26 15:55:42 2014 by mark
Best roofing material for rainwater collection
Posted Tue Mar 25 07:51:55 2014 by Anna
Learning to fly
Posted Mon Mar 24 16:04:35 2014 by mark
Chick meets dog
Posted Sat Mar 22 14:24:44 2014 by mark
Star Plate pyramid pentagon
Posted Fri Mar 21 16:08:39 2014 by mark
Star Plate pyramid cap
Posted Wed Mar 19 16:03:27 2014 by mark
A conversation about ducks
Posted Wed Mar 19 07:44:36 2014 by Anna
Star Plate flashing
Posted Tue Mar 18 15:55:25 2014 by mark
Weight lifting chicken
Posted Mon Mar 17 15:54:42 2014 by mark
Star Plate roof safety
Posted Sun Mar 16 14:51:13 2014 by mark
Star Plate ceiling
Posted Fri Mar 14 16:08:23 2014 by mark
Star Plate middle support angle
Posted Thu Mar 13 16:23:29 2014 by mark
Star Plate roof support
Posted Wed Mar 12 15:29:00 2014 by mark
More Star Plate roofing
Posted Tue Mar 11 16:27:18 2014 by mark
Signs of spring 2014
Posted Tue Mar 11 08:07:15 2014 by Anna
Star Plate roofing plywood
Posted Mon Mar 10 16:11:59 2014 by mark
Seed starting window shelf
Posted Sat Mar 8 14:48:17 2014 by mark
22 caliber pest control
Posted Fri Mar 7 15:54:19 2014 by mark
How to protect chickens from hawks, raccoons, and more
Posted Thu Mar 6 07:24:17 2014 by Anna
Just the right height
Posted Mon Mar 3 15:54:56 2014 by mark
Recreating the rotisserie chicken
Posted Sat Mar 1 07:01:12 2014 by Anna
Low budget chicken treadle feeder?
Posted Mon Feb 24 16:35:30 2014 by mark
The best chicken breeds for homesteaders
Posted Mon Feb 24 07:23:14 2014 by Anna
How to hatch homegrown chicks
Posted Mon Feb 17 07:24:23 2014 by Anna
Fence post repair update
Posted Sat Feb 15 15:20:57 2014 by mark
Chicken tractor in the snow
Posted Fri Feb 14 15:41:16 2014 by mark
Caught the rat!
Posted Wed Feb 12 07:39:30 2014 by Anna
The best chicken waterer for every occasion
Posted Mon Feb 10 07:46:50 2014 by Anna
Do chickens like coconuts?
Posted Sun Feb 9 15:15:08 2014 by mark
Chicken-bone biochar
Posted Sun Feb 9 07:28:09 2014 by Anna
Identifying a chicken predator?
Posted Mon Feb 3 15:45:58 2014 by mark
Taller fence part 2
Posted Wed Jan 29 15:43:14 2014 by mark
Making a fence taller
Posted Mon Jan 27 16:10:58 2014 by mark
Chicken tractor capacity debate
Posted Fri Jan 17 16:24:43 2014 by mark
Winter flock
Posted Mon Jan 13 14:54:33 2014 by mark
Coldest night so far
Posted Tue Jan 7 16:02:46 2014 by mark
Winter roosting improvement failure
Posted Sat Jan 4 15:28:35 2014 by mark
New Winter roost option
Posted Fri Jan 3 16:20:35 2014 by mark
Flock of five
Posted Mon Dec 23 15:23:07 2013 by mark
Hawk attack update
Posted Thu Dec 12 16:21:59 2013 by mark
One hour delay
Posted Mon Dec 9 16:28:11 2013 by mark
Chicken coop hindsight update
Posted Sat Dec 7 14:35:55 2013 by mark
Training dogs to live with chickens
Posted Fri Dec 6 15:41:31 2013 by mark
Hawk attack!
Posted Thu Dec 5 16:29:14 2013 by mark
Hand-cranked corn sheller
Posted Tue Dec 3 15:01:42 2013 by mark
Feeding crawfish to poultry
Posted Mon Dec 2 16:39:10 2013 by mark
Cold homestead
Posted Sat Nov 30 07:41:29 2013 by Anna
A good day to write
Posted Sat Nov 23 07:48:15 2013 by Anna
Best knife for killing chickens?
Posted Thu Nov 21 16:13:10 2013 by mark
Carpe diem
Posted Fri Nov 15 07:28:47 2013 by Anna
Chicken holding coop field test
Posted Mon Nov 11 16:12:05 2013 by mark
Do it yourself chicken holding coop
Posted Wed Nov 6 17:02:22 2013 by mark
Chicken holding coop part 1
Posted Mon Nov 4 16:16:49 2013 by mark
EZ Miser anti-perch experiment
Posted Sun Oct 27 17:10:31 2013 by mark
Renegade hen
Posted Sun Oct 20 17:02:18 2013 by mark
Mamaw's old Christmas tree stand
Posted Mon Oct 7 15:32:39 2013 by mark
Deluxe chicken carrier update
Posted Tue Oct 1 15:29:52 2013 by mark
Eggs on the floor
Posted Mon Sep 30 16:09:48 2013 by mark
Build it for your flock contest
Posted Mon Sep 30 12:02:40 2013 by Anna
Dangers of newspaper mulch
Posted Wed Sep 25 07:23:44 2013 by Anna
Double decker nesting station
Posted Tue Sep 24 15:34:52 2013 by mark
Nest box crowding
Posted Mon Sep 23 16:02:35 2013 by mark
Chicken breed contest winners
Posted Wed Sep 18 12:00:57 2013 by Anna
Moving chicks
Posted Mon Sep 16 16:10:23 2013 by mark
Bucket volume
Posted Sun Sep 15 15:07:19 2013 by mark
Leghorn tenacity
Posted Fri Sep 13 15:45:18 2013 by mark
Nest box installation
Posted Thu Sep 12 16:15:08 2013 by mark
Private pasture
Posted Wed Sep 11 15:44:44 2013 by mark
Double nest box improvements
Posted Tue Sep 10 16:04:39 2013 by mark
Truck load of buckets
Posted Mon Sep 9 16:56:11 2013 by mark
Chicken variety contest to celebrate the EZ Miser kit
Posted Mon Sep 9 07:18:42 2013 by Anna
Two-story chickens
Posted Sun Sep 8 13:56:35 2013 by mark
Star Plate half wall covering
Posted Sat Sep 7 15:49:04 2013 by mark
Star Plate chicken coop door
Posted Thu Sep 5 15:52:22 2013 by mark
Voting time!
Posted Wed Sep 4 12:39:07 2013 by Anna
Milwaukee M12 PVC shear cutter
Posted Tue Sep 3 15:59:20 2013 by mark
Poultry powered gardening
Posted Mon Sep 2 15:14:31 2013 by mark
Star Plate roofing spring clamp
Posted Sun Sep 1 13:48:46 2013 by mark
Star Plate chicken coop roofing material
Posted Fri Aug 30 16:11:06 2013 by mark
Best chicken nest box dimensions?
Posted Thu Aug 29 15:36:17 2013 by mark
StarPlate chicken coop roof
Posted Wed Aug 28 15:41:41 2013 by mark
120 pound ATV feed rack
Posted Tue Aug 27 16:30:18 2013 by mark
You decide who wins the free waterer
Posted Fri Aug 23 12:02:16 2013 by Anna
Killing chickens: Mystical, not murderous
Posted Thu Aug 22 12:00:41 2013 by Anna
The value of pastured eggs, meat, and broth
Posted Wed Aug 21 12:02:28 2013 by Anna
New and improved chicken drinking device
Posted Tue Aug 20 16:01:57 2013 by mark
The perfect chicken coop
Posted Tue Aug 20 12:02:15 2013 by Anna
Win a free chicken waterer!
Posted Mon Aug 19 12:02:07 2013 by Anna
EZ Miser: An even better chicken waterer
Posted Mon Aug 19 07:14:11 2013 by Anna
DIY Kill Cone alternative part 2
Posted Sun Aug 18 15:47:51 2013 by mark
Gate latch comparison
Posted Sat Aug 17 15:03:50 2013 by mark
New chicks and sawdust
Posted Tue Aug 13 16:01:54 2013 by mark
DIY Kill Cone alternative
Posted Mon Aug 12 15:39:50 2013 by mark
End of Summer observations
Posted Sat Aug 10 14:57:33 2013 by mark
Feeding roots to animals
Posted Fri Aug 2 12:02:26 2013 by Anna
Silk moth sex
Posted Wed Jul 17 14:40:25 2013 by mark
Drill powered plucker update
Posted Tue Jul 16 16:30:31 2013 by mark
Metamorphosis
Posted Sat Jul 13 14:50:33 2013 by mark
DIY 10 foot high deer fence
Posted Mon Jul 8 15:56:04 2013 by mark
Starplate door frame
Posted Thu Jun 20 15:22:57 2013 by mark
StarPlate half wall
Posted Wed Jun 19 15:18:55 2013 by mark
StarPlate inner wall boards
Posted Tue Jun 18 16:10:31 2013 by mark
StarPlate update
Posted Fri Jun 14 16:26:35 2013 by mark
StarPlate chicken coop vent holes
Posted Thu Jun 13 16:28:13 2013 by mark
Insect farming is fun
Posted Mon Jun 10 07:08:09 2013 by Anna
Five gallons of strawberries
Posted Thu Jun 6 07:10:59 2013 by Anna
StarPlate drill press notes
Posted Sun Jun 2 16:20:09 2013 by mark
StarPlate wall pieces
Posted Sat Jun 1 13:54:13 2013 by mark
How to move chicks?
Posted Fri May 31 16:14:53 2013 by mark
More StarPlate walls
Posted Thu May 30 15:58:26 2013 by mark
Starplate walls
Posted Wed May 29 16:20:47 2013 by mark
When do silkworms taste the best?
Posted Mon May 27 07:37:35 2013 by Anna
Bonus chicks
Posted Sun May 26 15:33:27 2013 by mark
Cute silkworms
Posted Sat May 25 16:29:35 2013 by mark
StarPlate chicken coop
Posted Fri May 24 16:31:02 2013 by mark
StarPlate construction day 1
Posted Thu May 23 16:06:53 2013 by mark
Outdoor brooder moving
Posted Tue May 21 16:24:54 2013 by mark
Chicken pasture gate repair
Posted Mon May 20 15:58:13 2013 by mark
Poultry management training
Posted Sat May 11 16:11:55 2013 by mark
DIY chicken feed trough improvements
Posted Sun May 5 15:40:54 2013 by mark
Home to roost
Posted Sun Apr 28 17:33:22 2013 by mark
Chick relocation notes
Posted Mon Apr 22 16:03:47 2013 by mark
Wing clip slap
Posted Fri Apr 19 14:57:31 2013 by mark
DIY dog door update
Posted Wed Apr 17 15:04:54 2013 by mark
Brood coop escape
Posted Tue Apr 16 15:44:10 2013 by mark
Chick race
Posted Sun Apr 14 15:13:35 2013 by mark
Chickens in the garden update
Posted Mon Apr 8 16:21:08 2013 by mark
Chickens in the garden!
Posted Fri Apr 5 16:04:13 2013 by mark
Gate with dog door part 2
Posted Thu Apr 4 16:42:09 2013 by mark
Do it yourself gate with dog door
Posted Tue Apr 2 15:57:23 2013 by mark
New and improved DIY dog door
Posted Mon Apr 1 16:17:07 2013 by mark
How soon can chicks free range?
Posted Mon Mar 25 16:04:52 2013 by mark
Spring cleaning 2013
Posted Sat Mar 23 15:15:30 2013 by mark
Underground animal shelter
Posted Sat Mar 23 07:46:02 2013 by Anna
Chicken pasture gate preservation
Posted Tue Mar 19 16:01:08 2013 by mark
Broody barn hen
Posted Mon Mar 18 16:14:42 2013 by mark
Keeping chicks warm without electricity
Posted Sun Mar 17 15:11:56 2013 by mark
Chick weekend
Posted Sun Mar 10 08:53:57 2013 by Anna
Chicken pasture gate latch
Posted Thu Mar 7 15:48:36 2013 by mark
Chicken pasture gate installation
Posted Thu Feb 28 15:50:31 2013 by mark
Chicken pasture gate size
Posted Wed Feb 27 16:07:14 2013 by mark
Building with cedar branches
Posted Sat Feb 23 16:17:44 2013 by mark
A chicken is not a cow
Posted Fri Feb 22 12:01:40 2013 by Anna
The wild chicken's diet
Posted Thu Feb 21 12:02:19 2013 by Anna
My chicken-pasturing journey
Posted Wed Feb 20 12:05:12 2013 by Anna
Permaculture Chicken: Pasture Basics
Posted Mon Feb 18 12:45:28 2013 by Anna
Troubleshooting the Brinsea EcoGlow chick brooder
Posted Fri Feb 15 16:23:45 2013 by mark
Chicken pasture cedar gate frame
Posted Thu Feb 14 16:19:14 2013 by mark
Preparing for lift-off
Posted Wed Feb 13 07:57:47 2013 by Anna
Do it yourself workbench
Posted Tue Feb 5 16:31:53 2013 by mark
Protective poultry
Posted Sun Jan 27 14:11:06 2013 by mark
North-facing hillside
Posted Fri Jan 25 07:51:41 2013 by Anna
Chicken coop upgrade
Posted Tue Jan 15 14:59:28 2013 by mark
Homesteading year
Posted Fri Jan 11 08:08:01 2013 by Anna
In the Year of the Tiger
Posted Tue Jan 8 07:57:27 2013 by Anna
Future chicken coop design?
Posted Wed Jan 2 15:46:00 2013 by mark
Jump and Flap
Posted Sat Dec 22 14:45:52 2012 by mark
Planting persimmons in the powerline pasture
Posted Wed Dec 19 07:46:39 2012 by Anna
Hillside terrace support structure
Posted Tue Dec 18 15:47:42 2012 by mark
Chicken pasture terrace experiment
Posted Mon Dec 17 15:31:48 2012 by mark
The Survival Podcast
Posted Sat Dec 15 15:21:15 2012 by mark
Pecking order observations
Posted Fri Dec 14 16:38:02 2012 by mark
Aggressive foraging
Posted Wed Dec 12 15:15:20 2012 by mark
Chicken coop hindsight
Posted Wed Dec 5 15:09:15 2012 by mark
Nurse stump
Posted Tue Dec 4 07:25:41 2012 by Anna
Mechanical timer failure
Posted Fri Nov 30 15:28:47 2012 by mark
Runaway rooster update
Posted Thu Nov 29 15:49:35 2012 by mark
Escaped chicken
Posted Wed Nov 28 15:45:25 2012 by mark
Farming with comfrey
Posted Tue Nov 20 12:01:25 2012 by Alan McDonald
Looking ahead to 2013 chicken experiments
Posted Fri Nov 16 12:00:48 2012 by Anna
Eating heirloom chickens
Posted Thu Nov 15 12:01:14 2012 by Anna
Best homemade chicken waterers
Posted Mon Nov 12 12:01:02 2012 by Anna
Becoming a chick expert
Posted Fri Nov 9 12:01:18 2012 by Anna
Deep bedding issues
Posted Thu Nov 8 12:01:10 2012 by Anna
Streamlining chicken pasturing
Posted Tue Nov 6 12:00:26 2012 by Anna
Free range chicken experiments
Posted Mon Nov 5 12:01:03 2012 by Anna
Do it yourself dog door failure
Posted Mon Oct 29 15:54:58 2012 by mark
Chocolate Turkey Saturday
Posted Sat Oct 27 18:33:27 2012 by mark
Oilseed radish experiment
Posted Fri Oct 26 15:54:06 2012 by mark
Inventing a new tradition
Posted Thu Oct 25 16:45:57 2012 by mark
Asparagus beetle management update
Posted Mon Oct 22 16:16:52 2012 by mark
Storing autumn leaves
Posted Thu Oct 18 08:30:34 2012 by Anna
Poultry palette cleanser?
Posted Tue Oct 16 15:52:40 2012 by mark
Asparagus alley six months later
Posted Mon Oct 15 07:46:12 2012 by Anna
Permaculture stacking
Posted Sun Oct 14 08:52:54 2012 by Anna
Bamboo chicken carrier
Posted Mon Oct 8 16:13:46 2012 by mark
Tractor Supply animal swap
Posted Sat Oct 6 15:49:29 2012 by mark
DIY deluxe chicken carrier
Posted Wed Oct 3 15:47:31 2012 by mark
Fun chicken photos
Posted Tue Oct 2 08:36:35 2012 by Anna
Rainy days and Mondays
Posted Mon Oct 1 16:28:51 2012 by mark
Supplemental chicken coop lighting
Posted Fri Sep 21 16:14:19 2012 by mark
Chicks love cats?
Posted Sun Sep 16 14:51:35 2012 by mark
Ready for fall?
Posted Wed Sep 12 07:07:12 2012 by Anna
Foraging curiosity
Posted Fri Sep 7 16:11:15 2012 by mark
High carbon materials for humanure composting
Posted Fri Sep 7 12:01:11 2012 by Anna
Huge grub becomes big beetle
Posted Tue Sep 4 07:52:42 2012 by Anna
Wing clipping update
Posted Fri Aug 31 17:34:23 2012 by mark
The last second chance
Posted Thu Aug 30 19:01:05 2012 by mark
Chicken coop cure
Posted Tue Aug 21 16:31:40 2012 by mark
Counting chickens with a webcam?
Posted Sun Aug 12 16:05:21 2012 by mark
Do real eggs taste better than store bought?
Posted Sat Aug 11 14:00:32 2012 by mark
Crayfish in the garden
Posted Wed Aug 1 07:10:32 2012 by Anna
Plastic pitcher delivery
Posted Mon Jul 30 16:36:33 2012 by mark
Power Plucker
Posted Wed Jul 25 15:30:28 2012 by mark
Drill powered plucking
Posted Tue Jul 24 16:55:42 2012 by mark
Big enough to eat
Posted Mon Jul 23 15:51:31 2012 by mark
Home is where the bugs are
Posted Sat Jun 16 14:38:45 2012 by mark
Free range pasture completion
Posted Fri Jun 15 15:44:11 2012 by mark
Tranquil steep hill fencing
Posted Thu Jun 14 16:52:04 2012 by mark
Chicken cherry pasture
Posted Wed Jun 13 15:35:37 2012 by mark
Elegant automatic chicken coop door design
Posted Sun Jun 10 15:27:41 2012 by mark
Decline of the cicadas
Posted Thu May 31 06:41:43 2012 by Anna
Poultry plucking gloves?
Posted Mon May 28 15:54:11 2012 by mark
Broiler calendar
Posted Tue May 8 16:55:43 2012 by mark
Chicken pasture perimeter
Posted Mon May 7 16:01:06 2012 by mark
Spelunking with chickens
Posted Sun May 6 16:00:55 2012 by mark
Periodic cicadas in 2012
Posted Wed May 2 07:07:23 2012 by Anna
DIY chicken feed trough
Posted Mon Apr 30 16:47:42 2012 by mark
Blackberry winter chicks
Posted Thu Apr 26 07:15:29 2012 by Anna
Stihl polycut attachment update
Posted Wed Apr 25 15:45:20 2012 by mark
How to keep chickens from flying over fences
Posted Sun Apr 22 08:21:27 2012 by Anna
Automatic chicken coop door bedtime interval
Posted Sat Apr 21 15:53:04 2012 by mark
50 pound feed bag backpack
Posted Tue Apr 17 17:07:22 2012 by mark
Chick feeder upgrade update
Posted Mon Apr 16 16:34:52 2012 by mark
Giveaway winner and reading material
Posted Mon Apr 16 07:41:02 2012 by Anna
Automatic chick feeder upgrade
Posted Thu Apr 12 16:56:46 2012 by mark
Storage shed solution
Posted Tue Apr 10 18:57:14 2012 by mark
Finding non-medicated chicken feed
Posted Mon Apr 9 17:05:43 2012 by mark
Stimulating broody behavior in a hen
Posted Fri Apr 6 15:44:43 2012 by mark
Chicks hatching
Posted Fri Apr 6 12:01:24 2012 by Anna
Filling the incubator
Posted Thu Apr 5 12:00:54 2012 by Anna
Morus: Tardy idiot?
Posted Thu Apr 5 07:37:51 2012 by Anna
Choosing hatching eggs
Posted Wed Apr 4 12:01:28 2012 by Anna
Immortal chicken
Posted Tue Apr 3 16:53:02 2012 by mark
Why incubate?
Posted Tue Apr 3 12:01:30 2012 by Anna
Creepy nylon
Posted Mon Apr 2 16:18:58 2012 by mark
Permaculture Chicken: Incubation Handbook
Posted Mon Apr 2 12:00:53 2012 by Anna
Pulling the incubator plug
Posted Fri Mar 30 07:25:55 2012 by Anna
Best live chicken webcam?
Posted Wed Mar 28 15:41:35 2012 by mark
Extra reading material
Posted Mon Mar 26 07:32:52 2012 by Anna
Another chicken webcam update
Posted Sun Mar 25 14:51:34 2012 by mark
Encouraging broody behavior in a hen?
Posted Wed Mar 21 15:42:05 2012 by mark
Chicken webcam update
Posted Mon Mar 19 15:48:40 2012 by mark
Chicks explore new ground
Posted Sun Mar 18 08:39:39 2012 by Anna
Rubbermaid enclosure scares chicks
Posted Fri Mar 16 16:42:59 2012 by mark
Bud break 2012
Posted Fri Mar 16 08:02:19 2012 by Anna
Better automatic chick feeder
Posted Mon Mar 12 16:20:41 2012 by mark
Endophytes help plants, harm animals
Posted Mon Mar 12 08:15:21 2012 by Anna
Robotic mother hen?
Posted Sun Mar 11 16:10:26 2012 by mark
Connection correction
Posted Sat Mar 10 16:01:05 2012 by mark
Wing nut connection
Posted Fri Mar 9 16:58:16 2012 by mark
Grasses begin to grow again
Posted Fri Mar 9 07:32:25 2012 by Anna
Electric fence problems
Posted Thu Mar 8 16:36:08 2012 by mark
Chick ramp
Posted Wed Mar 7 16:10:49 2012 by mark
Chick coop improvements
Posted Tue Mar 6 16:27:04 2012 by mark
Long hatch and hybrid vigor
Posted Tue Mar 6 07:44:54 2012 by Anna
Homemade chick starter feed?
Posted Mon Mar 5 07:51:01 2012 by Anna
Flooded (t)in
Posted Sun Mar 4 08:04:01 2012 by Anna
Convertible chick coop
Posted Sat Mar 3 14:45:38 2012 by mark
Temperature limits of the Brinsea Ecoglow Brooder
Posted Sat Mar 3 07:04:22 2012 by Anna
Keeping new born chicks warm
Posted Fri Mar 2 15:28:16 2012 by mark
DIY chicken barrier/dog door
Posted Thu Mar 1 16:32:55 2012 by mark
Best way to move chickens?
Posted Wed Feb 29 17:10:13 2012 by mark
Annual ryegrass cover crop
Posted Mon Feb 27 08:07:51 2012 by Anna
Brood coop mounting details
Posted Sun Feb 26 15:21:08 2012 by mark
Building an observation brood coop for chicks
Posted Thu Feb 23 16:06:15 2012 by mark
Chicken tractor longevity report
Posted Wed Feb 22 16:12:35 2012 by mark
Mini cooper for chickens
Posted Sun Feb 19 15:38:07 2012 by mark
Best choice for temporary fence material?
Posted Wed Feb 15 16:22:20 2012 by mark
First incubator run of 2012
Posted Sat Feb 11 08:22:28 2012 by Anna
Cardboard chicken coop update
Posted Mon Feb 6 16:12:13 2012 by mark
Deep bedding in the garden
Posted Fri Jan 27 08:22:00 2012 by Anna
Truck camper chicken coop
Posted Sun Jan 22 16:18:09 2012 by mark
Hum drum egg days are over
Posted Fri Jan 20 17:56:30 2012 by mark
February Weekend Homesteader
Posted Fri Jan 13 11:18:25 2012 by Anna
Mushrooms in January
Posted Thu Jan 12 08:22:07 2012 by Anna
The Small-Scale Poultry Flock
Posted Sat Jan 7 08:05:44 2012 by Anna
Heated chicken waterer winter update
Posted Thu Jan 5 16:23:09 2012 by mark
One big happy chicken flock
Posted Thu Jan 5 07:51:27 2012 by Anna
Light Sussex chickens
Posted Mon Jan 2 08:21:23 2012 by Anna
2012
Posted Sun Jan 1 14:06:36 2012 by mark
The chicken feed shuffle
Posted Fri Dec 30 15:55:25 2011 by mark
chicken lounger
Posted Thu Dec 29 16:31:37 2011 by mark
Chickens stop laying when stressed
Posted Thu Dec 29 08:16:07 2011 by Anna
Compost tumbler as a BSF bin
Posted Mon Dec 26 08:11:51 2011 by Anna
Two roosters in one flock
Posted Tue Dec 20 08:15:17 2011 by Anna
Egg gourds
Posted Sat Dec 17 08:38:40 2011 by Anna
January Weekend Homesteader
Posted Fri Dec 16 18:19:12 2011 by Anna
Easy low budget chicken enclosure
Posted Wed Dec 14 15:26:12 2011 by mark
Advanced version of alarm clock chicken coop closer
Posted Sun Dec 11 16:31:01 2011 by mark
Thermostat pod details for DIY heated chicken waterer
Posted Fri Dec 9 17:14:10 2011 by mark
Do I want Thanksgiving tomatoes?
Posted Tue Dec 6 06:00:46 2011 by Anna
Chickens in the woods
Posted Sun Dec 4 17:55:45 2011 by mark
Racoon management idea for people who have chickens
Posted Sat Dec 3 14:14:06 2011 by mark
Journalists tour the farm
Posted Sat Dec 3 08:41:57 2011 by Anna
Recreating the bounty of the wild
Posted Fri Dec 2 08:06:49 2011 by Anna
Funny looking snake
Posted Tue Nov 29 15:28:21 2011 by mark
State of the wood shed in late November
Posted Tue Nov 29 07:44:15 2011 by Anna
DIY heated chicken waterer installation note
Posted Mon Nov 28 17:02:06 2011 by mark
Latest DIY heated chicken waterer experiment update
Posted Fri Nov 25 17:05:43 2011 by mark
Light sussex final cut
Posted Wed Nov 23 15:32:25 2011 by mark
Poultry isolation coop field notes
Posted Mon Nov 21 15:05:51 2011 by mark
Austrian winter peas
Posted Sat Nov 19 08:47:36 2011 by Anna
Low budget DIY heated automatic chicken waterer
Posted Thu Nov 17 15:45:42 2011 by mark
Easy chicken coops and tractors
Posted Wed Nov 16 12:01:20 2011 by Anna
Do it yourself low tech chicken plucker
Posted Tue Nov 15 16:32:21 2011 by mark
Ready to say goodbye
Posted Tue Nov 15 07:32:10 2011 by Anna
Another curled toe chicken update
Posted Sat Nov 12 16:40:52 2011 by mark
Plucker prototype production
Posted Thu Nov 10 17:13:03 2011 by mark
Egg season!
Posted Tue Nov 8 07:27:04 2011 by Anna
Troubleshooting chicken moats
Posted Tue Nov 1 07:45:14 2011 by Anna
Saturday with the chickens
Posted Sun Oct 30 08:29:16 2011 by Anna
Grasses and legumes for intensive pastures
Posted Fri Oct 28 12:01:08 2011 by Anna
Grounded broilers
Posted Thu Oct 27 08:03:46 2011 by Anna
Talking about the birds and the bees
Posted Mon Oct 24 16:12:39 2011 by mark
Extending daylight hours in a chicken coop
Posted Sun Oct 23 15:32:48 2011 by mark
Coming home to roost
Posted Sat Oct 22 18:26:53 2011 by mark
Putting the garden to bed
Posted Wed Oct 19 07:43:35 2011 by Anna
Near miss
Posted Sun Oct 16 08:46:00 2011 by Anna
Curled toes splint check up
Posted Sat Oct 15 15:49:56 2011 by mark
Preview of chicken experiments for 2012
Posted Fri Oct 14 12:01:03 2011 by Anna
Heated chicken waterer
Posted Thu Oct 13 20:06:42 2011 by Anna
Deep bedding for chickens
Posted Wed Oct 12 12:01:02 2011 by Anna
Causes of chick death in the brooder
Posted Tue Oct 11 12:00:59 2011 by Anna
Chicken incubation questions
Posted Mon Oct 10 12:00:53 2011 by Anna
DIY low budget automatic chicken plucker
Posted Sun Oct 9 14:51:19 2011 by mark
Garlic and thyme chicken leg
Posted Sun Oct 9 07:55:32 2011 by Anna
Feed conversion rate for homegrown broilers
Posted Fri Oct 7 12:01:03 2011 by Anna
Sustainability of meat chickens
Posted Thu Oct 6 12:00:40 2011 by Anna
Plants chickens like to eat
Posted Wed Oct 5 12:00:58 2011 by Anna
Getting started with rotational chicken pastures
Posted Tue Oct 4 12:00:59 2011 by Anna
2011 chicken experiment conclusions
Posted Mon Oct 3 12:00:48 2011 by Anna
Appalachian silvopasture
Posted Mon Oct 3 07:24:33 2011 by Anna
Uses for free biomass
Posted Tue Sep 27 12:01:00 2011 by Anna
DIY solar powered automatic chicken coop door opener
Posted Sat Sep 24 15:45:13 2011 by mark
Homesteading short cuts
Posted Fri Sep 23 17:32:25 2011 by mark
Maintainer livestock: Chickens, sheep, and cows
Posted Wed Sep 21 12:00:39 2011 by Anna
Traditional way to cook an old chicken
Posted Wed Sep 21 07:16:50 2011 by Anna
Sunday prey
Posted Sun Sep 18 14:57:06 2011 by mark
September nature sightings
Posted Sun Sep 18 08:26:18 2011 by Anna
Worst chicken tractor ever!
Posted Thu Sep 15 15:40:55 2011 by mark
Culling old hens
Posted Thu Sep 15 07:47:36 2011 by Anna
Training our dog to respect chicken boundaries
Posted Wed Sep 14 16:31:24 2011 by mark
When do baby chicks start roosting?
Posted Tue Sep 13 17:04:29 2011 by mark
Temporary poultry pasture fence experiment
Posted Mon Sep 12 15:55:00 2011 by mark
New ground for chicken pastures
Posted Sun Sep 11 07:41:45 2011 by Anna
How much light do chickens need?
Posted Thu Sep 8 17:07:40 2011 by mark
Clearing new ground with animals
Posted Thu Sep 8 07:21:25 2011 by Anna
Renovating the chicken pasture
Posted Wed Sep 7 07:53:48 2011 by Anna
Chickens learning to use a regular dog door?
Posted Tue Sep 6 17:18:13 2011 by mark
Wet chicks
Posted Sun Sep 4 07:54:51 2011 by Anna
Junior high for small chicks
Posted Sat Sep 3 15:26:08 2011 by mark
New egg and long good-byes
Posted Mon Aug 29 16:12:51 2011 by mark
How many miniature sheep per acre?
Posted Mon Aug 29 06:58:02 2011 by Anna
Or maybe miniature sheep?
Posted Sun Aug 28 07:15:51 2011 by Anna
Fresh forage for week old chicks
Posted Fri Aug 26 07:42:27 2011 by Anna
Curled toes splint fabrication update
Posted Thu Aug 25 15:35:43 2011 by mark
Making a gate frame with treated 2x4's
Posted Wed Aug 24 15:43:08 2011 by mark
Curled toes splint fabrication for a baby chick
Posted Mon Aug 22 16:40:30 2011 by mark
Incubation 101
Posted Mon Aug 22 07:44:30 2011 by Anna
Creating a deer path obstacle
Posted Sat Aug 20 15:45:18 2011 by mark
Best British barnyard bird?
Posted Fri Aug 19 16:31:16 2011 by mark
Nigerian dwarf goats for sustainable dairy
Posted Thu Aug 18 07:01:34 2011 by Anna
Chicken independence
Posted Mon Aug 15 15:29:15 2011 by mark
Peach brown rot
Posted Sat Aug 13 07:00:58 2011 by Anna
Keeping deer out of the garden with permaculture
Posted Thu Aug 11 07:45:40 2011 by Anna
Buggy beans
Posted Sun Jul 24 07:00:56 2011 by Anna
Baby chick rite of passage
Posted Sat Jul 23 16:03:50 2011 by mark
New favorite
Posted Wed Jul 20 16:23:18 2011 by mark
Solar powered automatic chicken coop door opener
Posted Mon Jul 18 16:39:45 2011 by mark
Filling the oven
Posted Fri Jul 15 07:32:51 2011 by Anna
Poultry isolation coop update
Posted Wed Jul 13 15:28:55 2011 by mark
Black australorp broilers, part 1
Posted Tue Jul 12 11:39:57 2011 by Anna
Chicken wrangler
Posted Sat Jul 9 08:04:37 2011 by Anna
Chicken dinner details
Posted Fri Jul 8 16:04:07 2011 by mark
Almost
Posted Fri Jul 8 06:49:24 2011 by Anna
Interior view of automatic chicken coop door
Posted Thu Jul 7 15:59:10 2011 by mark
Ornery, free range chickens
Posted Thu Jul 7 07:51:06 2011 by Anna
Automatic chicken coop door installation notes
Posted Wed Jul 6 15:56:44 2011 by mark
Installing an automatic chicken coop door opener
Posted Tue Jul 5 16:22:30 2011 by mark
Hidden eggs
Posted Tue Jul 5 08:22:19 2011 by Anna
What to do with monster squash
Posted Sun Jul 3 08:36:57 2011 by Anna
Do-nothing grain experiments
Posted Wed Jun 29 12:00:29 2011 by Anna
34 hours of garden growth
Posted Tue Jun 28 08:07:30 2011 by Anna
Japanese beetle population boom
Posted Fri Jun 24 07:06:59 2011 by Anna
Advantages of succession planting
Posted Thu Jun 23 07:58:05 2011 by Anna
Unwrapping a roll of chicken wire
Posted Wed Jun 22 15:29:51 2011 by mark
Backyard wheat conclusions
Posted Wed Jun 22 08:06:36 2011 by Anna
When should I harvest wheat?
Posted Tue Jun 21 07:26:10 2011 by Anna
Predator problems with young chicks
Posted Mon Jun 20 15:11:26 2011 by mark
Can chickens and turkeys mate?
Posted Sun Jun 19 16:33:50 2011 by mark
Chick friendly nest box update
Posted Fri Jun 17 16:26:25 2011 by mark
Raising light-weight chickens for meat
Posted Fri Jun 17 08:28:43 2011 by Anna
Broody hen accepts new incubated chicks
Posted Wed Jun 15 15:38:13 2011 by mark
How to introduce chicks to a broody hen
Posted Wed Jun 15 07:18:17 2011 by Anna
How to make a fly trap
Posted Tue Jun 14 12:00:27 2011 by Anna
Farm traumas
Posted Tue Jun 14 07:09:52 2011 by Anna
Chick friendly broody hen nest box
Posted Mon Jun 13 14:48:57 2011 by mark
Early bird from latest incubation generation
Posted Sun Jun 12 15:48:31 2011 by mark
Virtual chicken pasture tour
Posted Wed Jun 8 16:50:17 2011 by mark
How to make homemade sausage for pizza
Posted Fri Jun 3 07:37:55 2011 by Anna
Updated automatic waterer holder
Posted Thu Jun 2 16:27:07 2011 by mark
Memorial Day week heat wave
Posted Thu Jun 2 06:34:30 2011 by Anna
Does a Golden Comet have a place in our flock?
Posted Tue May 31 06:03:31 2011 by Anna
Chick moving day
Posted Sun May 29 16:21:02 2011 by mark
Will androids dream of electric chickens?
Posted Sat May 28 18:00:57 2011 by mark
Experimental mounting method for automatic chicken waterer
Posted Fri May 27 16:26:31 2011 by mark
Regaining tranquility
Posted Fri May 27 05:58:04 2011 by Anna
Automatic 5 gallon bucket chicken waterer update
Posted Thu May 26 16:31:17 2011 by mark
More notes on emergency chick warming without power
Posted Tue May 24 16:24:12 2011 by mark
Disposable hand warmer=emergency chick warmer
Posted Mon May 23 16:07:03 2011 by mark
Hatch two conclusions and hatch three plans
Posted Sat May 21 08:48:19 2011 by Anna
Most expensive chicken coop door opener and closer
Posted Fri May 20 16:24:33 2011 by mark
How to help chicks during hatching
Posted Thu May 19 06:50:41 2011 by Anna
Poultry ramp 30 day evaluation
Posted Wed May 18 16:48:58 2011 by mark
Day 21 hatch rate
Posted Wed May 18 06:39:02 2011 by Anna
Musing during hatch
Posted Tue May 17 07:51:33 2011 by Anna
Latest homegrown chick 3.0
Posted Mon May 16 16:32:01 2011 by mark
Space in the incubator during hatch
Posted Sun May 15 08:08:23 2011 by Anna
How to Keep dogs away from chicken scraps
Posted Sun May 8 14:58:24 2011 by mark
Through the eyes of a chick
Posted Sat May 7 07:18:58 2011 by Anna
Encouraging worm migration with recycled carpet
Posted Wed May 4 16:22:54 2011 by mark
Counting my chickens before they hatch
Posted Wed May 4 07:29:10 2011 by Anna
Converting a scanner into an automatic coop door opener
Posted Sat Apr 30 20:21:05 2011 by mark
Expanding the brood coop
Posted Sat Apr 30 06:02:42 2011 by Anna
Chicken tractor longevity
Posted Thu Apr 28 16:37:24 2011 by mark
Chicken incubation experiment, round 2
Posted Tue Apr 26 07:18:29 2011 by Anna
Automatic chick waterer height adjustment
Posted Fri Apr 22 16:15:07 2011 by mark
New additions to the flock
Posted Fri Apr 22 05:39:43 2011 by Anna
Chicken ramp speed bump
Posted Tue Apr 19 16:41:07 2011 by mark
Chick hatching roller coaster
Posted Tue Apr 19 08:06:17 2011 by Anna
Screen door chicken gate
Posted Mon Apr 18 16:54:16 2011 by mark
Chick hatching photos
Posted Mon Apr 18 06:52:12 2011 by Anna
Breaking news
Posted Sun Apr 17 18:24:18 2011 by mark
Nervous chicken mother
Posted Sun Apr 17 07:17:03 2011 by Anna
Chicken pasture gate construction
Posted Thu Apr 14 16:36:02 2011 by mark
Using the whole buffalo
Posted Thu Apr 14 08:08:19 2011 by Anna
Ebooks on the way
Posted Tue Apr 12 12:00:50 2011 by Anna
April is weeding month
Posted Thu Apr 7 07:46:34 2011 by Anna
Dust bathing chickens
Posted Mon Apr 4 20:55:48 2011 by mark
Post attachment
Posted Sun Apr 3 17:16:30 2011 by mark
Chicken wire ground attachment
Posted Fri Apr 1 16:05:59 2011 by mark
Chicken wire attachment
Posted Thu Mar 31 16:22:35 2011 by mark
Setting up the Brinsea Mini Advance Incubator
Posted Mon Mar 28 07:34:26 2011 by Anna
Brinsea mini advance Eco incubator
Posted Sun Mar 27 15:05:33 2011 by mark
Stump gate
Posted Sat Mar 26 16:35:52 2011 by mark
Chicken pasture fence building
Posted Fri Mar 25 16:49:30 2011 by mark
What do chickens eat on pasture?
Posted Fri Mar 25 12:00:34 2011 by Anna
Chicken pasture size and rotation
Posted Thu Mar 24 12:00:49 2011 by Anna
Automatic chicken waterer production
Posted Wed Mar 23 16:43:45 2011 by mark
Broody hen
Posted Wed Mar 23 12:00:48 2011 by Anna
New chick gear
Posted Tue Mar 22 19:34:06 2011 by mark
Developing the perfect pastured chicken breed
Posted Tue Mar 22 12:00:38 2011 by Anna
Chickens control asparagus beetles
Posted Tue Mar 22 08:17:04 2011 by Anna
Chicken cam?
Posted Mon Mar 21 16:36:43 2011 by mark
Chicken forest pasture experiment: Year 2
Posted Mon Mar 21 12:00:50 2011 by Anna
Chicken coop curfew
Posted Sun Mar 20 16:18:48 2011 by mark
Stumbling homestead podcast
Posted Sun Mar 20 08:54:04 2011 by Anna
perch evaluation technique
Posted Sat Mar 19 18:18:40 2011 by mark
Moving a flock of chickens
Posted Sat Mar 19 07:25:28 2011 by Anna
Delicious rattle
Posted Fri Mar 18 17:34:43 2011 by mark
Low budget garden gate promotion
Posted Thu Mar 17 16:24:02 2011 by mark
Pallet slat pilot hole
Posted Wed Mar 16 16:22:33 2011 by mark
More used pallet chicken coop construction
Posted Fri Mar 11 16:47:46 2011 by mark
Top 13 forest garden species
Posted Thu Mar 10 12:00:24 2011 by Anna
Geodesic fruit tree hoop house?
Posted Wed Mar 9 16:36:25 2011 by mark
Used pallet chicken coop roofing
Posted Tue Mar 8 16:36:58 2011 by mark
Geodesic dome chicken coop
Posted Sat Mar 5 17:00:32 2011 by mark
Coop roost
Posted Fri Mar 4 17:00:50 2011 by mark
Black soldier flies in winter
Posted Fri Mar 4 12:00:39 2011 by Anna
Used pallet chicken coop construction
Posted Thu Mar 3 16:43:51 2011 by mark
Attracting black soldier flies
Posted Thu Mar 3 12:00:40 2011 by Anna
Homemade black soldier fly bins
Posted Wed Mar 2 12:00:41 2011 by Anna
Black soldier fly larvae for compost and chicken feed
Posted Tue Mar 1 12:00:37 2011 by Anna
Black soldier fly 101
Posted Mon Feb 28 12:00:26 2011 by Anna
Coop comfort
Posted Sat Feb 26 15:49:32 2011 by mark
Portable power
Posted Thu Feb 24 15:39:44 2011 by mark
Used pallet chicken coop
Posted Tue Feb 22 16:03:50 2011 by mark
The power of ice
Posted Mon Feb 14 16:54:38 2011 by mark
Chicken pasture coop 2.0
Posted Wed Feb 9 18:58:22 2011 by mark
A gentleman rooster
Posted Wed Feb 9 08:42:15 2011 by Anna
Do chickens sleep better with the light off at night?
Posted Sun Jan 30 15:37:32 2011 by mark
Do it yourself power antenna automatic chicken coop door opener
Posted Sat Jan 22 16:47:29 2011 by mark
TC1840H steel garden cart review update
Posted Sat Jan 15 16:26:07 2011 by mark
Day of extraction
Posted Wed Jan 12 16:04:21 2011 by mark
What the flock might be thinking
Posted Sat Jan 8 17:02:18 2011 by mark
Meat thermometer as a soil thermometer
Posted Sat Jan 8 08:17:43 2011 by Anna
Vegetable garden mulch experiments
Posted Tue Jan 4 12:00:38 2011 by Anna
Chicken incubation, broiler, and pasture experiments
Posted Wed Dec 29 12:00:33 2010 by Anna
Home to a frozen farm
Posted Tue Dec 21 08:13:52 2010 by Anna
Egg like chicken coop sculpture
Posted Mon Dec 13 06:00:32 2010 by mark
Culling a chicken from the flock
Posted Sun Dec 12 06:00:36 2010 by Anna
Deep freeze
Posted Fri Dec 10 08:38:52 2010 by Anna
Do it yourself chicken water heater
Posted Wed Dec 8 16:31:45 2010 by mark
Frozen chicken nipple prevention
Posted Tue Dec 7 16:44:13 2010 by mark
Frozen chicken water solution?
Posted Mon Dec 6 16:41:07 2010 by mark
Day roosting
Posted Sun Dec 5 17:39:17 2010 by mark
Night roost update
Posted Sat Dec 4 16:41:21 2010 by mark
Chicken clicken
Posted Fri Dec 3 19:30:51 2010 by mark
Chicken roosting notes
Posted Thu Dec 2 17:33:53 2010 by mark
Adding better roost options
Posted Wed Dec 1 16:49:46 2010 by mark
Nest box failure
Posted Tue Nov 30 16:40:45 2010 by mark
Metal chicken feed container
Posted Wed Nov 24 17:42:24 2010 by mark
How to start a no-till garden from scratch
Posted Tue Nov 23 11:00:52 2010 by Anna
Urban homestead permaculture
Posted Mon Nov 8 07:00:33 2010 by Anna
How to ripen persimmons
Posted Fri Nov 5 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Chicken dreams
Posted Thu Nov 4 17:10:48 2010 by mark
Persimmons in permaculture
Posted Mon Nov 1 12:00:57 2010 by Anna
Empty nest syndrome
Posted Thu Oct 28 18:29:09 2010 by mark
Winter wheat and the Hessian fly free date
Posted Fri Oct 22 07:00:32 2010 by Anna
A $20 mound
Posted Thu Oct 21 07:00:25 2010 by Anna
Wood chip mulch
Posted Wed Oct 20 07:00:37 2010 by Anna
Ice and Easy chicken water experiment
Posted Sun Oct 17 17:00:32 2010 by mark
Flock dynamics
Posted Sat Oct 16 07:00:24 2010 by Anna
Milk carton nest box
Posted Fri Oct 15 17:00:28 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture outdoor nest box
Posted Wed Oct 13 17:41:48 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture back door
Posted Mon Oct 11 15:39:36 2010 by mark
Wormy chestnuts
Posted Sun Oct 10 08:26:28 2010 by Anna
Brood hen hideout
Posted Sat Oct 9 17:39:02 2010 by mark
Chicken forest pasture experiment: Year 1
Posted Thu Oct 7 07:52:33 2010 by Anna
Insect farming information
Posted Sun Oct 3 16:47:37 2010 by mark
How to build a fully automatic chicken coop
Posted Sun Sep 19 16:23:42 2010 by mark
Do it yourself black soldier fly stock tank bin
Posted Mon Sep 13 17:21:35 2010 by mark
Automatic chicken waterer Labor Day
Posted Mon Sep 6 16:51:03 2010 by mark
Poultry litter biochar
Posted Fri Sep 3 12:00:38 2010 by Anna
Smoothing chicken manure compost
Posted Thu Aug 26 19:43:50 2010 by mark
Gate operator chicken coop door closer
Posted Tue Aug 17 17:25:37 2010 by mark
Sophisticated automatic chicken coop door opener
Posted Thu Aug 12 17:27:21 2010 by mark
Predatory stink bug
Posted Tue Aug 3 08:07:35 2010 by Anna
Farm tour
Posted Sun Aug 1 08:54:17 2010 by Anna
Best do it yourself automatic chicken feeder
Posted Sat Jul 31 20:36:49 2010 by mark
Chicken meets tomato
Posted Mon Jul 26 17:34:17 2010 by mark
Alarm clock chicken coop opener
Posted Fri Jul 23 19:07:06 2010 by mark
Broiler experiment conclusion
Posted Fri Jul 23 06:56:48 2010 by Anna
Pasture flock update
Posted Thu Jul 22 20:21:24 2010 by mark
Roof roosting prevention
Posted Wed Jul 21 17:38:27 2010 by mark
New chick update
Posted Mon Jul 19 20:29:22 2010 by mark
Sepp Holzer permaculture expert
Posted Sun Jul 18 17:25:58 2010 by mark
The Huckleberry seal of approval
Posted Fri Jul 16 07:12:14 2010 by Anna
Learning to butcher chickens
Posted Wed Jul 14 06:52:57 2010 by Anna
Hitch Hikers Guide to chickens
Posted Tue Jul 13 16:23:24 2010 by mark
Cockerel chatter
Posted Sat Jul 10 21:15:55 2010 by Anna
Automatic chicken waterer bucket failure
Posted Sun Jul 4 20:20:49 2010 by mark
Automatic chicken waterer bucket holder
Posted Sat Jul 3 16:41:28 2010 by mark
Laying again
Posted Sat Jul 3 08:41:44 2010 by Anna
Automatic chicken coop door safety
Posted Fri Jul 2 17:07:39 2010 by mark
Ethical meat
Posted Fri Jul 2 12:00:26 2010 by Anna
Mother hen update part 2
Posted Thu Jul 1 23:05:24 2010 by mark
The domestication contract
Posted Thu Jul 1 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Calories per acre for various foods
Posted Wed Jun 30 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Roast chicken and rigor mortis
Posted Wed Jun 23 07:39:58 2010 by Anna
Summer power outage
Posted Tue Jun 22 21:28:20 2010 by Anna
Weed buffet alternative
Posted Wed Jun 16 16:11:28 2010 by mark
Dark Cornish broilers
Posted Wed Jun 16 07:15:43 2010 by Anna
Predator resistant chicken notes
Posted Tue Jun 15 16:37:51 2010 by mark
Flock merger and new management
Posted Sat Jun 12 08:23:15 2010 by Anna
Flock block update
Posted Fri Jun 4 16:08:24 2010 by mark
Growing comfrey
Posted Fri Jun 4 12:00:39 2010 by Anna
Automatic waterer baby steps
Posted Thu Jun 3 16:36:32 2010 by mark
Feeding comfrey to livestock
Posted Wed Jun 2 12:00:47 2010 by Anna
Flock Block failure
Posted Mon May 31 17:13:04 2010 by mark
Pedal powered corn sheller
Posted Sun May 30 17:12:44 2010 by mark
Mother hen update
Posted Tue May 25 16:33:03 2010 by mark
Zareba K9 electric review
Posted Sat May 22 17:00:53 2010 by mark
One chick's incredible journey
Posted Sat May 22 09:11:52 2010 by Anna
Baby chick moving day
Posted Fri May 21 16:02:13 2010 by mark
May farm tour
Posted Fri May 21 07:53:11 2010 by Anna
K9 power protection
Posted Thu May 20 16:48:31 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture division
Posted Wed May 19 16:05:52 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture gate incursion
Posted Mon May 17 17:07:27 2010 by mark
Brood hen success
Posted Mon May 17 12:00:31 2010 by Anna
Advantages of a broody hen
Posted Mon May 17 07:00:15 2010 by Anna
New chick in town
Posted Sun May 16 22:03:02 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture contest winner
Posted Fri May 14 07:28:13 2010 by Anna
Electric chicken pasture nose wire
Posted Wed May 12 15:15:15 2010 by mark
Keeping pigs and chickens for self-sufficiency
Posted Wed May 12 12:00:38 2010 by Anna
Chicken pasture problems part 2
Posted Tue May 11 16:54:02 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture problems
Posted Fri May 7 16:42:45 2010 by mark
Flock Block
Posted Wed May 5 19:08:03 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture contest
Posted Sun May 2 07:55:31 2010 by Anna
Forest pasture top wire
Posted Mon Apr 26 17:29:38 2010 by Mark
Chicken TV
Posted Mon Apr 26 08:21:23 2010 by Anna
Chicken pasture gate brick stop
Posted Sat Apr 24 19:35:17 2010 by mark
Freedom!
Posted Fri Apr 23 16:23:25 2010 by mark
Pasture protection
Posted Thu Apr 22 16:02:11 2010 by mark
Pasture progress
Posted Wed Apr 21 16:13:10 2010 by mark
Traveling north and back in time
Posted Mon Apr 19 08:25:17 2010 by Anna
Automatic chick waterer adjustments
Posted Sat Apr 17 17:10:38 2010 by mark
Still cooped up
Posted Sat Apr 17 07:00:10 2010 by Anna
Cute chick roost training
Posted Tue Apr 13 16:47:32 2010 by mark
Wall of willow
Posted Sat Apr 10 17:00:02 2010 by mark
Reflectix chick warmer
Posted Fri Apr 9 05:00:20 2010 by mark
Brood coop explosion
Posted Thu Apr 8 17:00:06 2010 by mark
Escaped chicks
Posted Wed Apr 7 08:34:16 2010 by Anna
Ramshackle chicken coop
Posted Tue Apr 6 18:03:10 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture coop delay
Posted Mon Apr 5 16:54:55 2010 by mark
Home made brood coop improvements
Posted Sun Apr 4 19:43:42 2010 by mark
Wet chicks on a cold night
Posted Sat Apr 3 16:56:33 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture coop estimate
Posted Fri Apr 2 15:45:59 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture coop day 2
Posted Thu Apr 1 17:01:06 2010 by mark
Grains in the chicken forest pasture
Posted Thu Apr 1 12:00:29 2010 by Anna
Chicken pasture coop building plan
Posted Wed Mar 31 16:11:23 2010 by mark
Sources of compost
Posted Wed Mar 31 07:52:09 2010 by Anna
Dark Cornish chicks, week 1
Posted Sat Mar 27 09:49:02 2010 by Anna
Heat lamp brood coop safety
Posted Fri Mar 26 15:26:01 2010 by mark
Hatchery chicks, day 1
Posted Tue Mar 23 08:25:30 2010 by Anna
How to train chicks to drink
Posted Mon Mar 22 17:17:39 2010 by mark
Chicken pasture coop notes
Posted Sun Mar 14 17:34:33 2010 by mark
Gynandromorphous research results
Posted Sat Mar 13 15:29:53 2010 by mark
Do it yourself table top brood coop
Posted Thu Mar 4 16:51:32 2010 by mark
Dark Cornish chickens
Posted Wed Mar 3 08:34:20 2010 by Anna
Edges
Posted Tue Mar 2 07:33:01 2010 by Anna
Planning and renovating garden beds
Posted Mon Mar 1 08:43:15 2010 by Anna
Planting peas
Posted Sat Feb 20 08:04:43 2010 by Anna
Home made hydrogen power
Posted Mon Feb 8 17:57:21 2010 by mark
Solar powered automatic chicken coop door
Posted Sun Feb 7 15:36:39 2010 by mark
Automatic chicken waterer comparison
Posted Sat Feb 6 16:17:38 2010 by mark
Coldest automatic chicken waterer
Posted Fri Feb 5 16:25:58 2010 by mark
Growing grains for homemade livestock feed
Posted Fri Jan 29 12:00:20 2010 by Anna
Chicken tractor roosting observations
Posted Thu Jan 21 17:58:03 2010 by mark
Morning chores video
Posted Mon Jan 18 07:30:23 2010 by Anna
Giveaway, chicken tractors, and books
Posted Sat Jan 2 08:37:33 2010 by Anna
Taking stock
Posted Wed Dec 23 02:00:15 2009 by Anna
Chicken tractor mistakes
Posted Wed Dec 16 16:38:25 2009 by mark
Frozen chicken water notes
Posted Fri Dec 11 16:40:35 2009 by mark
Home made chicken tractor note
Posted Wed Dec 2 18:20:25 2009 by mark
We have labels!
Posted Mon Nov 30 16:01:53 2009 by mark
Free chickens in North Carolina
Posted Wed Nov 25 05:02:28 2009 by Anna
Automatic chicken water bucket
Posted Sat Nov 21 18:34:52 2009 by mark
Black soldier fly larvae for chickens
Posted Mon Nov 9 07:18:14 2009 by Anna
History of permaculture
Posted Tue Nov 3 12:00:54 2009 by Anna
More mulching the garden beds
Posted Tue Nov 3 07:19:36 2009 by Anna
You know you're a permaculture redneck when...
Posted Fri Oct 30 08:49:54 2009 by Anna
Chicken tractor repair notes
Posted Thu Oct 29 16:36:30 2009 by mark
The great chicken escape of 2009
Posted Mon Oct 26 18:28:27 2009 by mark
Leaves in chicken tractors
Posted Wed Oct 21 08:11:16 2009 by Anna
Home from our honeymoon!
Posted Fri Oct 16 07:39:25 2009 by Anna
Home made automatic chicken waterer holder
Posted Mon Oct 12 17:00:10 2009 by mark
How to not make a lucy omelet
Posted Sun Oct 4 21:08:20 2009 by mark
Chicken tractor note
Posted Tue Sep 29 17:28:43 2009 by mark
Homemade chicken waterers in action
Posted Sun Sep 27 08:26:48 2009 by Anna
Stocking up and preparing for fall
Posted Wed Sep 23 07:29:33 2009 by Anna
Leaves as a soil amendment
Posted Tue Sep 22 12:00:31 2009 by Anna
Chicken spa week
Posted Mon Sep 21 08:16:46 2009 by Anna
How going green killed Thanksgiving Dinner
Posted Sat Sep 12 08:55:34 2009 by Anna
Determining the sex of chicks
Posted Fri Sep 11 07:38:54 2009 by Anna
Another chick!
Posted Thu Sep 10 06:29:00 2009 by Anna
Website, freezer, and hen news
Posted Tue Sep 8 07:34:02 2009 by Anna
Chicks hatch
Posted Sat Sep 5 08:20:49 2009 by Anna
Starting a microbusiness
Posted Fri Sep 4 12:00:31 2009 by Anna
Chicken waterer photo contest
Posted Fri Sep 4 08:34:12 2009 by Anna
Rescuing eggs
Posted Thu Sep 3 08:23:13 2009 by Anna
Automatic chicken waterer
Posted Mon Aug 31 17:46:27 2009 by mark
Brooding update
Posted Fri Aug 28 17:19:17 2009 by mark
How to introduce your dog to chickens
Posted Thu Aug 27 12:00:38 2009 by Anna
Brood coop update
Posted Wed Aug 19 18:57:50 2009 by Mark
Homemade brood coop plans
Posted Sun Aug 16 19:55:36 2009 by Mark
Use moderation with animals
Posted Sat Aug 15 12:00:22 2009 by Anna
Brood coop part 2
Posted Fri Aug 14 19:58:23 2009 by Mark
Brood coop
Posted Thu Aug 13 18:02:25 2009 by Mark
Find sources of fertility
Posted Thu Aug 13 12:00:24 2009 by Anna
Go fly a chicken
Posted Mon Aug 3 18:29:06 2009 by Mark
Golf ball nest egg
Posted Sun Aug 2 09:00:57 2009 by Anna
Best automatic chicken door design
Posted Tue Jul 28 17:39:45 2009 by Mark
Friendly strangers
Posted Tue Jul 28 08:07:51 2009 by Anna
Another automatic chicken coop door option
Posted Sun Jul 26 16:03:21 2009 by Mark
Best chicken waterer tool
Posted Fri Jul 24 16:32:25 2009 by Mark
Free range chickens
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Tips for building a chicken tractor for under $20
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Is the backyard chicken keeping trend bogus?
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Automatic chicken waterer video
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Chicken Tractor Permaculture
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Automatic chicken coop clock
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Chicken Copier
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Automatic chicken coop door
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Chicken choices
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Chicken humor
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Do it yourself chicken tractor
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More notes on chicken tractor design
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Chicken tractor details
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Chickweed for the Chickens
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Egg Advice, Part 4
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Egg Advice, Part 3
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Egg Advice, Part 2
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Egg Advice, Part 1
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Old hen dilemma
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Egg joy ride
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Planting Valentine's Day Peas
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Alternate chicken world
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Predator eye photos and chickens
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Avian Aqua Miser Video part 2
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Avian Aqua Miser Video
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Avian Aqua Miser Giveaway
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Winter Chicken Waterers
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A plethora of livestock
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Turkeys: Tasty if you can catch them
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Eggs, the other red meat
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Moulting Hens Mean Few Eggs
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Pinto bean sprout results
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How to cook an old chicken, part 2
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Chicken killing checklist
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Chicken Tractor Question
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update on pinto bean sprout experiment
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Pinto Bean Explosion
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Chicken Danger
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Pinto bean sprout experiment day 1
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Roast Rooster
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Rooster Poll
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Chicken Pecking Order Notes
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Rooster in Disguise
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Chicken killing
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Fowl Visions automatic feeder chickens
Do you know what the breed of those brown hens in the Fowl Visions Automatic Feeder part are?
Comment by Anonymous Sat Jun 6 23:35:02 2009
comment 2
My guess would be old Golden Comets.
Comment by anna Sun Jun 7 08:55:10 2009
Chickens in Fowlwater Ad
Appears to be New Hampshire Reds.
Comment by Keith Sat Jun 13 01:02:07 2009
Previous Comment
Sorry about that, Fowl Visions
Comment by Keith Sat Jun 13 01:03:37 2009
comment 5
That looks pretty good too. If you haven't seen it, you might check out http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/poultry/chickens/, which has photos of a lot of different chicken breeds.
Comment by anna Sat Jun 13 18:39:46 2009
rooster or hen?

I am just getting started with chickens. I found your site and love it. I got the aqua miser, and love it, too! I just finished a chicken tractor, and they seem content in it. My chickens are 5-6 weeks old. I have 4 barred plymouth rock (purchased as hens), 2 ameracaunas (ap?), 1 new hampshire red (I think), and 1 non-identified (probably ameracauna). I heard a faint cock-a-doodle-do this morning, and was fortunate enough to be able to watch and find out which one was making that noise. Would hens ever make that noise? I cannot have a rooster in my area. I have to get rid of any roosters before they let out a loud cock-a-doodle-do, or my neighbors will freak! Is there a better way to tell which is a rooster before they let out a loud crow?

Comment by Anonymous Thu Jun 18 14:21:33 2009
comment 7
I'm so glad the Avian Aqua Miser is working out for you! I had an accidental rooster last year in some chicks I bought as all female. I didn't realize it until he crowed, just like you said. But once I knew he was a rooster, it was so obvious. He was considerably bigger than his sisters and had a bigger comb. Check out the photo at http://waldeneffect.org/blog/Rooster_in_Disguise/ --- it makes it pretty clear what to look for in a young rooster. Hope that helps!
Comment by anna Thu Jun 18 17:22:12 2009