Raising chickens?

Should I be raising chickens?
Lynna “A Preppers Path ” Audio player below!

raising chickensChickens, the egg before the hen or the hen before the egg? An age ole question and at this stage of the game does it matter? Chickens lay eggs and eggs turn into chickens, both are good tasting and nutritious and are the key to the show “Chickens to be or not to be” on the Other Side of a Preppers Path. In a short series of shows we will travel down the path of raising chickens. Our first installment is aptly titled “ To be or not to be, should I be raising chickens?” Read more “Raising chickens?”

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Hen Fruit (Eggs) to the Rescue!

Hen Fruit (Eggs) to the Rescue!
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

Hen Fruit (The Egg) to the RescueDid you remember to eat your fruits and vegetables? Truly a positive behavior when it comes to our health. Most of us don’t get nearly enough whole foods including our fruits and vegetables which provide us nutritious and healthful benefits. While hen fruit isn’t actually a fruit or vegetable the benefits of hen fruit are incredible. Perhaps that’s why we hear the slogan the Incredible Edible Egg!

Because the hen’s egg is actually Incredible and Edible. Years ago during the cholesterol hoopla eggs were given a bad wrap and many stopped Read more “Hen Fruit (Eggs) to the Rescue!”

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Which Chicken is the Right Breed?

Which Chicken is the Right Breed?
Host: Lynna… “A Preppers Path” Audio player provided!

Which Chicken is the Right Breed?To Be or Not to Be-Chickens! Should I raise chickens or not. Though they are relative easy to keep compared with other types of farm animals raising them isn’t a total walk in the park. Now that we’ve looked not only at the pro’s to the endeavor but also the con’s it’s time to climb another rung on ladder. Next step what sort of chicken do I want to raise, layers or perhaps just meat birds, some actually raise Read more “Which Chicken is the Right Breed?”

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Raising Meat Chickens

Raising Meat Chickens
Host: Austin Martin “Homesteady Live“ Audio in player below!

Should you raise meat chickens on your homestead?

Raising Meat ChickensChickens are commonly called the “Gateway Animal”, and so it makes sense that Chickens are a great way to get started with raising your own meat. But raising meat birds is not the same as raising egg laying chickens. When the goal of raising your chickens is to put meat in the freezer, you need to consider the breeds, feed, and equipment that you will need to get your birds from the pasture to the plate. Read more “Raising Meat Chickens”

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Bird Flu Sweeping US, should you worry?

Bird Flu Sweeping US, should you worry?
Lynna “A Preppers Path

 bird-fluAll major news outlets in the past few days have related stories of the bird flu and it’s ravages on poultry producers throughout the Mid-West reporting some 40 million birds have died or put down due to contamination. It’s not just chickens, the turkey population is also now affected. Should you be worried? Is there a reason to be concerned for your health? Where is the virus now, can it be stopped or contained? Read more “Bird Flu Sweeping US, should you worry?”

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Goat Farming & Farm Living!

Goat Farming & Farm Living with Heidi Gonzales From Tres Rios Farm
Host: Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead

Farm heidibioKaren Lynn is so excited to interview her good blogging friend Heidi Gonzales from Tres Rios Farm……Heidi is someone many of you can relate to and be inspired by she is a 40+ housewife, mother, grandma, goat, chicken, and cow wrangler, gardener, quilter, blogger and all around busy bee. She was born in the city, grew up in the burbs, and she has longed to live rural for much of my life. As retirement grew close her and her husband began looking for a homestead to call our own. We found it, and I have been LIVING my farm girl dreams ever since. Read more “Goat Farming & Farm Living!”

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Chicken breeds, which is right?

Chicken breeds, which is right?
Host: Lynna “A Preppers Path

Chicken breedsTo Be or Not to Be-Chickens! Last we talked about whether you really should raise chickens or not, though they are relative easy to keep compared with other types of farm animals raising them isn’t a total walk in the park. Now that we’ve looked not only at the pro’s to the endeavor but also the con’s it’s time to climb another rung on ladder. Next step what sort of chicken do I want to raise, layers or perhaps just meat birds, some actually raise just one or the other and then again others raise both for a fresh supply of eggs and tender, juicy, hormone free delicious home grown chicken meat. Read more “Chicken breeds, which is right?”

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