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  • Self-Sufficiency, Sustainability, and You: 20+ Eco-Friendly Retailers That Help You Live Greener

    Self-Sufficiency, Sustainability, and You: 20+ Eco-Friendly Retailers That Help You Live Greener

    Green, sustainable living is hard enough without having to do it all yourself! In this article, you’ll find several of the best eco-friendly and thoughtful retailers that I’ve found on the ‘net so far – ready to help you along in your journey of self-sufficiency and sustainability. Updated regularly!

  • The Big Egg Hatching Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Hatch Eggs in an Incubator

    The Big Egg Hatching Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Hatch Eggs in an Incubator

    Are you ready to jump into the world of hatching eggs at home? Hatching your own chicken eggs is easy, but it’s important to go into it prepared. Let us teach you everything we know about optimizing hatch rates, the most effective incubators, and keeping chicks healthy.

  • What Can Chickens Eat? Scraps and Leftovers That Chickens Love (And Some They Don’t)

    What Can Chickens Eat? Scraps and Leftovers That Chickens Love (And Some They Don’t)

    Have you ever wondered about what kitchen scraps might be safe to feed your chickens, and which ones might be dangerous? We’ll go over some of chickens’ favorite human foods and others that you should avoid giving them in this post.

  • Do I Need a Rooster in My Flock? 5 Reasons You Might Want a Rooster (and 4 Reasons You Might Not)

    Do I Need a Rooster in My Flock? 5 Reasons You Might Want a Rooster (and 4 Reasons You Might Not)

    Roosters are both loved and hated in the backyard chicken world, so you may be wondering if keeping one is right for you. Read to learn more about the benefits and drawbacks of keeping roosters.

  • Cheap Chicken Coop Cheats: 6 Ways to Save Money On Your Coop Build

    Cheap Chicken Coop Cheats: 6 Ways to Save Money On Your Coop Build

    Chicken coops can be daunting to build and expensive to purchase. As long as you’re willing to use a little elbow grease, you can easily shrink those chicken coop costs. Keep reading to learn more!

  • 7 DIY-Friendly Chicken Coops You Can Build For Cheap

    7 DIY-Friendly Chicken Coops You Can Build For Cheap

    Need to build a chicken coop on a budget? With these coops, all you need are some tools, creativity, and basic carpentry skills to get the job done.

  • How to Buy Hatching Eggs on eBay: 7 Tips From a Hatching Addict

    How to Buy Hatching Eggs on eBay: 7 Tips From a Hatching Addict

    Looking to get your feet wet hatching fertile eggs? eBay is a great place to start – but, before you start, take a few minutes to read through our tips and tricks!


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