If your goal is to make money raising meat chickens, then you will need to buy the right breed of chickens for what your customers want. So what are customers looking for when purchasing pastured poultry? Meat chickens come in different shapes and sizes. Cornish Cross (cornish x) chickens are generally the meat breed […]
Meat Chickens are a great gateway animal into raising your own meat and becoming, overall, more sustainable. On this episode of Homesteady, we revisit chicken ownership. As we examine homestead chickens closer, we have to wonder: are chickens a “gateway animal?” Does buying chickens lead to more chickens, then to pigs, goats, sheep, and even […]
Here is a Sneak Peak of the Go Homestead! Course lesson on Chickens…. Enjoy, and sign up to the Email list to get access to the course when it goes live!
Is is unsafe or unnatural to have your hens lay more eggs through the winter with the help of supplemental light? Find out in this video! See the Extended Version… Become a Pioneer! Get a Leatherman Knife 10% off at NWSupply.net using coupon code “homesteady”
Can you make money selling farm fresh chicken eggs? Many homesteaders and small scale farmers try to make money raising chickens, and many find out that it is not easy. It took us 5 years to come up with a plan that could actually make farm fresh eggs a profitable enterprise at our farm… In […]
One of the biggest mistakes homesteaders make is to purchase a flock of chickens to save them money. Saving money by raising your own flock of chickens is almost impossible! If you don’t believe me, just listen to the Egg Laying Chicken episode of our podcast. Accountant Mike gives egg layers a big thumbs down. […]