S1E16 Chickens 101 - Part 1 So You Want To Get Chickens

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Feb 10 2020 46 mins   6
For many people, chickens are the quintessential homesteading animal. It is the animal most associated with homesteading and is the first livestock that many people get on their homestead. For some, it is even the gateway animal that leads them to a homesteading lifestyle. Whether you are new to chickens or you've been raising them for awhile, this episode will help you understand the basic things that chickens need. We talk about the benefits and drawbacks of that various systems available for raising chickens . And we round out the show discussing the various ways you can aquire chickens and the plusses and minuses of each. As usual, we give an update as to what is taking place on 3B Farm and Homestead. In this episode I mention the following YouTube videos: Seed cost comparison: https://youtu.be/8V1G2caWyNk Mindful Homestead Heated Waterer: https://youtu.be/FthW4EnL5Bs I also mention my article on backyard chickens.com regarding our coop build. https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/3-bs-chicken-palace-woods-style.66265/ https://www.facebook.com/TheHomesteadJourneyPodcast http://www.youtube.com/c/3BFarmandHomestead https://www.facebook.com/3BFarmNY/ https://www.instagram.com/thehomesteadjourneypodcast/?hl=en [email protected]