Chickens

Building A Chicken Crib

Building A Chicken Crib

https://vimeo.com/168284249/03a83a7a05 Building the Crib CUT LIST: 4, 48”X2”X2” boards4, 18”X2”X2” boards9, 12”X2”X2” boards2, 15”X20” pieces of tin2, 21”X24” pieces of tin2, pieces of 1/2” hardware cloth: http://amzn.to/1Rs6w9K THE TOOLS I USED:DeWalt Drill:...

Raising Meat Chickens Masterclass

Raising Meat Chickens Masterclass

Show Notes for Art of Chicken ButcheryGetting Started With Chickens GuideGetting Started with Chickens ChecklistMeat Shaw PlansChicken Resource List Chapter 1: Raising Meat Chickens Week by Week https://vimeo.com/330084523/6647c1d605 Chapter 2: How to Sharpen a Knife...

How to Set Up a Brooder

How to Set Up a Brooder

https://vimeo.com/165239208/3828a4cbfb   This video will show you how to set up a brooder for your baby dinos (aka chickens). What I use: Plastic Tub we use for the Brooder box- http://amzn.to/1Y0exIn Pine Shavings for the bedding - http://bit.ly/21mHsse 1/2" hardware...

How Much Will My Chickens Eat?

How Much Will My Chickens Eat?

Check out this article that was put out by the University of Kentucky. They do an excellent job of breaking down how much to feed your chickens. Note: If you are fermenting your feed you can give 15% less http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/pubs/asc/asc191/asc191.pdf

BIGGEST Chicken Coop MISTAKES

BIGGEST Chicken Coop MISTAKES

https://vimeo.com/282028438/23e90ff0b5 PDF Show Notes HERE Common Chicken Coop Mistakes Too BIG - Two feet tall for a coop is fine (if it’s just their hotel. If they’re not cooped up all day). Stationary - Having a mobile coop offers so much more flexibility. Floors -...

Vermicomposting

Vermicomposting

https://vimeo.com/272814017/e9de714550 Vermicomposting SHOW Notes Uncle Jims Worm Farm: https://unclejimswormfarm.com/order-stuff/composting-worms/ Rubbermaid System: http://working-worms.com/how-to-make-your-own-worm-farm/ Can - O - Worms Composter:...

How To Keep An Electric Fence Hot

How To Keep An Electric Fence Hot

https://vimeo.com/271307380/027505fbfc How To Keep An Electric Fence Hot Get the Right Fence and Energizer: CHICKENS: Chicken Fence Beautiful Solar Energizer Rugged Energizer Support Poles (48”) SHEEP: Fencing (I’d get at least three for easy rotating) Energizer PIGS:...

How to Build a Porta Brooder to get your (baby) chicks outside

How to Build a Porta Brooder to get your (baby) chicks outside

https://vimeo.com/267415854/82b4d3a2f1 Printable Notes Get Chicks outside at day One with the Porta Brooder Why a Porta-Brooder In nature chicks are out on day one Source 20% of their diet from grass More of their diet from bugs Sunshine, fresh air and natural foods...

How to make Magic Water to optimize flock health

How to make Magic Water to optimize flock health

https://vimeo.com/266477352/b56c194f0a What’s You’ll Need: 1 Gallon of warm water ½ cup honey 2 TBS, Apple Cider Vinegar 2 garlic cloves Garlic Press I use this one gallon waterer for 24 or more chicks, and this quart jar waterer for less than 24 chicks. Instructions:...

Sick Chicken – My Go To Solution

Sick Chicken – My Go To Solution

https://vimeo.com/256957797/1bebe61fa7 Sick Chicken - My Go To Solution   Isolation away from their Dinosaur Posse (they’ll eat a sick flock mate) 😉 Magic Water (1 quart warm water, 1 tablespoon ACV, 1/8 cup honey and minced garlic. Fermented feed (soak regular feed...

Cut Chicken Feed Costs By 35%! Quick and Easy

Cut Chicken Feed Costs By 35%! Quick and Easy

https://vimeo.com/252926082/810eda2686 How To Calculate Feed Ration What you need:Commercial Feed (Preferable Organic)Food ScrapsFood grade BucketWater Steps:1) Count your Chickens (I have 17) 2) Multiply the # of chicken by 1/3 (1/3 is for the daily amount, in...

$20 DIY Chicken Waterer

$20 DIY Chicken Waterer

https://vimeo.com/218711546/873a65673c - Watch (and subscribe) to Lumnah Acres: http://bit.ly/2qelJ9q - Those nifty little waterer nipples: http://amzn.to/2qeqiAn

How To Know Which Chicken Coop Is Right For You

How To Know Which Chicken Coop Is Right For You

https://vimeo.com/169633112/4f3f74f87d Build the Chicken Tractor if… You need to confine a small flock (4 or less) Small backyard Not enough room for a poultry net Can’t afford a poultry net If you have 12 chickens or less Open the door and let them free range or...

Knowing What Makes a Great Chicken Coop

Knowing What Makes a Great Chicken Coop

https://vimeo.com/168284245/6848d122af 1) Shelter (from wind, rain, snow, and sun): Offers enough shelter for all the chickens to find protection from rain and snow. Should be closed off on the windy and cold side. Provides shade from the sun. Supplemental heat or...

How to Ration Feed to Maximize Efficiency (and not starve everybody)

How to Ration Feed to Maximize Efficiency (and not starve everybody)

https://vimeo.com/167514332/79e6d1ac95 How to Ration Your Chicken Feed to Maximize Efficiency (without starving everybody). 1st, what’s enough? ⅓ pound Whether you’re feeding a pre-mix or doing more creatives you’ll want to ration. Why ration? Chickens are pigs with...

How to use a Goose to Guard the Flock

How to use a Goose to Guard the Flock

https://vimeo.com/167514028/93556892ec Why a Guard Goose Effectively Protects the flock Inexpensive Socially/Visually pleasing Extra eye sensor Guarded the Romans and Vietnam soldiers What kind? Roman Tuft The 2 Rules of the Club: Get just one per flock Raise it with...

Save 19% on Feed – How to Mix Your Own

Save 19% on Feed – How to Mix Your Own

https://vimeo.com/166588711/981b8cd77f In this Video: The benefits of mixing your own feed The feeds and supplies Where to get the stuff How to mix it all together The Benefits Cheaper (19%) Lasts forever-ish Know what’s in it What you’ll need: Corn Wheat Peas Oats...

Get Chicks Outside from Day #1 With the Porta Brooder

Get Chicks Outside from Day #1 With the Porta Brooder

https://vimeo.com/167514222/2f1419383f Why a Porta-Brooder In nature chicks are out on day one Source 20% of their diet from grass More of their diet from bugs Sunshine, fresh air and natural foods will boost their health (and growth) When can you do this Day 1-2,  if...

FREE protein for the flock with a Maggot Dispenser

FREE protein for the flock with a Maggot Dispenser

https://vimeo.com/167514122/662cc855d3   Free source of high protein feed Little to no waste Efficient Disposal option What do you need Food Grade 5- gallon bucket w/ lid ⅜ drill bit and drill 3 scrap pieces of lumber, 4’ in long (I used 2”X2”s) Skill Saw Hay string...

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