Keeping #chickens healthy and happy in an urban backyard.- Infographic

Keeping #chickens healthy and happy in an urban backyard.- Infographic

Mind Your Dirt Urban Backyard Chicken Costs Pinterest Infographic. The actual costs and profits of raising urban backyard chickens will surprise you! The price of chicken feed and bedding is nowhere near what you can get from the eggs, manure and compost material! Check it out! Also, enjoy this awesome pinterest infographic...

Mind Your Dirt Urban Backyard Chicken Costs Pinterest Infographic. The actual costs and profits of raising urban backyard chickens will surprise you! The price of chicken feed and bedding is nowhere near what you can get from the eggs, manure and compost material! Check it out! Also, enjoy this awesome pinterest infographic...

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Keeping chicken in the backyard is really fun, as you will always have fresh eggs and cute pets at home. So if you have a little free space, you could consider building a chicken coop, even though you are only having a tiny backyard. We have found a round up of chicken coop designs that [...]

22 Low-Budget DIY Backyard Chicken Coop Plans

Keeping chicken in the backyard is really fun, as you will always have fresh eggs and cute pets at home. So if you have a little free space, you could consider building a chicken coop, even though you are only having a tiny backyard. We have found a round up of chicken coop designs that [...]

Raising Backyard Chickens: Clipping the Feathers

Raising Chickens at Home

Raising Backyard Chickens: Clipping the Feathers

Are you giving your backyard chickens apple cider vinegar? Here's why you should start today!

Backyard Chickens & Apple Cider Vinegar: A Marriage Made In Heaven [Podcast]

Are you giving your backyard chickens apple cider vinegar? Here's why you should start today!

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Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

How to make an awesome cleansing spray for your chicken coop!

How To Make The Best Chicken Coop Spray

How to make an awesome cleansing spray for your chicken coop!

When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way. #chicken #backyardchicken

When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way. #chicken #backyardchicken

So, you want to keep backyard chickens? Some lessons are painful and expensive to learn by experience, so in the hope of sparing some growing pains for those about to embark on chicken-keeping, I have asked my Facebook fans what they wish they had known before they began keeping chickens. The following are some of their replies and a few of my own.

Things I Wish I Had Known Before Getting Chickens

So, you want to keep backyard chickens? Some lessons are painful and expensive to learn by experience, so in the hope of sparing some growing pains for those about to embark on chicken-keeping, I have asked my Facebook fans what they wish they had known before they began keeping chickens. The following are some of their replies and a few of my own.

Knowing which herbs are good for your hens (and why) is critical to raising chickens naturally. Bloggers: Feel free to use this infographic on your site as long as you give credit to FrugalChicken and provide a link to the FrugalChicken website.

7 Best Herbs For Your Hens

Knowing which herbs are good for your hens (and why) is critical to raising chickens naturally. Bloggers: Feel free to use this infographic on your site as long as you give credit to FrugalChicken and provide a link to the FrugalChicken website.

DIY grazing boxes make for happy hens. They're a great way to save on the cost of raising backyard chickens (and other poultry), too! Save money, happy chickens. Win, win.

Save Money on Chicken Feed - Build these Grazing Boxes for Your Flock!

DIY grazing boxes make for happy hens. They're a great way to save on the cost of raising backyard chickens (and other poultry), too! Save money, happy chickens. Win, win.

My predator-proof chicken coop DIY! I bought the Advantek Terrace coop a few months ago. Love the simple clean design. Wanted to give them a little more room to move around so I built a larger chicken wire pen for about $50 to encompass the coop. For the price, this coop has been great! Works great for my little backyard flock of 6 chickens.

My predator-proof chicken coop DIY! I bought the Advantek Terrace coop a few months ago. Love the simple clean design. Wanted to give them a little more room to move around so I built a larger chicken wire pen for about $50 to encompass the coop. For the price, this coop has been great! Works great for my little backyard flock of 6 chickens.

No More Flies in the Coop! Keep your chicken coops fly free naturally. Healthy backyard chickens are happy hens!

No More Flies in the Coop! Keep your chicken coops fly free naturally. Healthy backyard chickens are happy hens!

CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a 1/2" drill bit to drill holes in empty plastic bottles, add chicken scratch (aka: chicken crack) and watch the fun break out! Provide several bottles to the flock at once to avoid conflict & fowl penalties.

20+ Winter Boredom Busters for Backyard Chickens!

CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a 1/2" drill bit to drill holes in empty plastic bottles, add chicken scratch (aka: chicken crack) and watch the fun break out! Provide several bottles to the flock at once to avoid conflict & fowl penalties.

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