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Hatching Eggs Using a Surrogate Hen - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH…

When one of our hens went broody, we asked ourselves if it was possible for her to hatch out a nest of ducklings instead of chicks. The result was a protective hen and four healthy baby ducks!

How to save a cracked hatching egg. Using a white unscented candle to seal the cracks will allow the chick to finish incubating. Complete instructions!

How to save a cracked hatching egg

How to save a cracked hatching egg. Drop an egg that already started incubating?

Want backyard chickens for eggs? Meat? Beauty? Calm companionship? For a cold climate? For a hot climate? For children? For showing? How about the best breeds are for a very small space? Here's a great guide to choosing chicken breeds to help you choose just the right breeds for your needs.

Guide to Choosing Chicken Breeds: Pick the Best Breeds for Your Flock -

Planning to get chickens? Use this guide to choosing chicken breeds to sort through the many options to find the best ones for your needs and desires.

Keep track of your hatching eggs sing an Incubation Chart {Free Printable} Good for chickens, ducks, turkey, quail, and goose eggs. #homesteading #chickens #eggs #farm

Using an Incubation Chart {Free Printable

Keep track of your hatching eggs sing an Incubation Chart {Free Printable} Good for chickens, ducks, turkey, quail, and goose eggs. #homesteading #chickens #eggs #farm

How to ship fertile hatching eggs (the right way) #modernyardchickencoops

How to ship hatching eggs (the right way)

How to ship fertile hatching eggs (the right way) Step by step packing and labeling instructions.

Brothers Raise Free Range Eggs on Large Scale

Brothers Raise Free Range Eggs on Large Scale - Animals - GRIT Magazine

Brothers Raise Free Range Eggs on Large Scale - Animals - Family farm becomes a home business for large-scale free range eggs. Customers prize the freshest eggs around.

Looking for a great science lesson for your homeschooling family? Learn how you can hatch chicken eggs at home to raise your own flock of chickens.

How to Hatch Chicken Eggs at Home

Looking for a great science lesson for your homeschooling family? Learn how you can hatch chicken eggs at home to raise your own flock of chickens.

Wing Clipping 101 - When to do it.  How to do it.  Why to do it. | The 104 Homestead #chickens #poultry #wings

Are Your Birds Flying the Coop?

Tonight marks day 14 of incubating chickens eggs. This is the most exciting time to candle, especially if you have kids around,  it’s so magical to watch the baby chicks move around inside of the egg.

Incubating Chicken Eggs. Part 3

Tonight marks day 14 of incubating chickens eggs. This is the most exciting time to candle, especially if you have kids around, it’s so magical to watch the baby chicks move around inside of the egg.

When getting chicks is it better to buy chicks or hatch fertile eggs? We discuss the pro's and con's of ordering chicks or hatching your own.

Getting new chicks: should you hatch or buy?

When getting chicks is it better to buy chicks or hatch fertile eggs?

An easy-to-make chicken brooder for growing chicks has a few other benefits, too.

Make a Chicken Brooder Out of Cardboard Boxes

Make a Chicken Brooder Out of Cardboard Boxes: An easy-to-make chicken brooder for growing chicks has a few other benefits, too.

Raising Roosters and Hens

Raising Roosters and Hens - Animals - GRIT Magazine

We all enjoy a good bath, right? Well, your birds are no different. They enjoy preening, bathing and cleaning themselves as well. It is an important natural behavior which keeps your birds healthy and happy.

Birdie Hygiene - Falcos Poultry Blog - Capper's Farmer

Checklist of things to do in the chicken coop in preparation for warmer days.

Prepare Your Chicken Coop for Spring - Homesteading and Livestock

The Nitty Gritty on Chicken Feed - Animals - GRIT Magazine: Further, young chickens have different needs than mature birds. In addition, layers and meat birds should be fed specific diets depending on their purpose. As the seasons change, so do nutritional requirements. So what is a chicken keeper to do? That all depends on what kinds of chickens you have and what their purposes are.

The Nitty Gritty on Chicken Feed - Animals - GRIT Magazine

When it comes to commercial or homemade chicken feed, understanding your birds’ needs is paramount.data-pin-do=

Flies are not only super annoying but they can spread bacteria from chicken to chicken and even get you sick. Here's how to get rid of flies in your chicken coop for a healthier flock.

Get Rid Of Flies In Your Chicken Coop For Happier Hens!

Flies are not only super annoying but they can spread bacteria from chicken to chicken and even get you sick. Here's how to get rid of flies in your chicken coop for a healthier flock. (Chicken Backyard How To Get)

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