Category Archives: Chickens

How to candle eggs.

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DIY Food Supply Podcast #3: Keeping Backyard Chickens

In this weeks episode, Robb takes a quick look at Backyard Chickens. Going over the basics on  topics such as feed, water, hygiene and housing needs. But not before having abit of a confessional as to the quality of the … Continue reading

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The Chicken Tunnel Man- Bruce Morgan

I thought that my chicken tunnels under the fruit trees was a an original concept until I saw this video. Bruce Morgan on the other hand has put his flock to work tending his garden and devastating pests, with his … Continue reading

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Here is one of the reasons free ranging chickens is not practical.

I know it is not a popular opinion amongst permaculturists, but this video is a good example of one of the reasons I do not free range my birds. We have a responsibility to protect our livestock from predation. While a … Continue reading

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Raising chickens without purchasing feed.

This video is all about a guy who is raising chickens by raising them on compost. Making high quality soil and producing eggs with only waste product inputs. Tweet it

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An innovative living green feeder for coop and run kept chickens.

Rob Bob If you are keeping chickens in a coop and run situation you have probably noticed that they make quick work of devouring every living green they can get their greedy little beaks on. The is one of the … Continue reading

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Verge Permaculture Presents: How to make $60k a year with 20 acres, by Joel Salatin

Verge Permaculture If you haven’t you should visit the Verge website, they do a lot of good work. Tweet it

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Back Yard Chickens- “How to” with Adam Savage

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Ben Falk Laying down the science and planning of designing a self sufficient system.

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A fresh look at Zaytuna Farm (Geoff Lawtons Permaculture center)

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A video tour of Zaytuna Farm (Geoff Lawtons permaculture demonstration farm)

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Keeping chickens in your backyard.

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