Hatching Chicks Naturally – 3 Things You Need

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74    Already have chickens? Then you are ready for the next step – chicks! If not, start with our post on getting started with chickens here.  We suggest starting with pullets (young hens) rather than chicks. Chickens are awesome, and I think very cute, but they simply can’t compete with chicks.  The cuteness of chicks is […]

Dead Zones – why they happen & 11 ways to help!

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       Dead zones are areas in bodies of water that have so little oxygen that few things can live there.  They can be huge and kill a lot of different species in oceans and lakes.  Read on to learn how that happens and how you can help! What is a Dead Zone? Dead zones are […]

Quick ‘N Dirty Aluminum Gutters

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994     Do you keep coming home and watch as terrific rainwater pools in a long line in front of your beautiful chicken coop or shed? Now you TOO can harness the awesomeness that is: gutters! This is a great project where you can stock up on supplies throughout the week and hammer/cut/ and caulk everything […]

How to get started with chickens – what to consider and the 4 things you need!

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1791     I’m assuming, if you are reading this, that you have at least a passing interest in having chickens.  Well…to get it out of the way – I totally think you should do it! Read on to learn about why it is sustainable to raise your own chickens and what you need to get started. […]