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How to raise chickens in your backyard (10 tips)
Published on Oct 14, 2017
 
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Ever wanted to get your own fresh eggs but you live in the city? In this video we’ll provide 10 tips for beginners to raise chickens in your own backyard.
 
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Backyard Chickens - Is it Really Worth It?

In this video I discuss some of the benefits of having backyard chickens. About six months ago we decided that we were ready to buy some chickens and dive into animal husbandry in our backyard. While my wife and I had discussed this idea in the past we had always dismissed it since we live in a small suburban community. Although we are not in a big city and we do have enough room it just didn't seem like something that would fit with our lifestyle or living environment.

 

After all, what would the neighbors say? Don't chickens smell? How much time would be invested in cleaning and feeding the chickens? How much does it cost to feed them, heat the coop, and provide overall care? These were many of the questions that my wife and I had that made us reluctant to get into owning chickens. After having these chickens for about six months now my views and opinions have changed quite a bit. In this video I share some of my opinions about how the chickens have become a perfect fit into our family. If you have been thinking about getting into owning chickens I hope you find this encouraging! Check out the Simple Suburban Living General Store for products used in the coop construction

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The benefits of backyard chickensMeet the Queen of the Coop! Lisa Steele is sharing how beneficial having backyard chickens are. From fresh eggs to gardening, they can add so much to your life at home. Plus, meet some feathery friends who got dressed up for the occasion! FreshEggsDaily. com.
Ruffled feathers: Group seeks to allow chickens in DeKalb backyardsSean Koester didn't know much about chickens before he moved out to a farm in rural Waterman that had a chicken coop. "The coop was existing on the property when I bought it, so I thought, 'Why not give it a try?'" Koester said.
Introductory class on the Firewise Program coming to N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County, Monday, May 13, 2019, from noon to 1:30 p.m.The Firewise program teaches p … Continue Reading
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Catawba County Center in Catawba County will be offering a new “Market Gardener” Training over 4 Saturdays in March and April.This cl … Continue Reading
The NCCEAPA (North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professional Association) is offering a $750 scholarship, to anyone pursuing a college degree (Associate or B … Continue Reading
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