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How To Freeze Eggs

DIY tips for saving eggs for later
Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 6:43 PM

A number of ideas and tips for saving eggs and putting them up in the freezer.  Another way to build resiliency and store extra eggs from the coop.

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8 Tips To Help Your Chickens Lay More Eggs

Creating a healthier environment for better egg laying
Monday, April 4, 2016, 7:44 PM

If you start to raise chickens to be more self-sufficient, you want them to be as productive as possible. But what if they aren’t laying as many eggs as you’d hoped?

The most common reasons that chickens aren’t laying eggs is because they are too young, too old, the hours of daylight are too short, it is molting or the feeding is not of sufficient nutritional value. You might not be able to affect those first points, but you can help contribute to a stress-free environment for your chickens while keeping them healthy and well. » Read more

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How To Freeze Eggs

Saving eggs for later
Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 11:30 AM

Have an excess of fresh farm eggs? Here are a bunch of tips to help you successfully freeze and preserve eggs for later use.  Another way to expand the deep pantry.

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Things to Know about Eggs

12 tips and things to do with your farm fresh eggs
Friday, July 19, 2013, 5:19 PM

Some great information and tips about egg quality, uses for eggs, and why you should love eggs and keep them as part of your diet.

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Free Range Chickens

Raising Your Own Chickens

The basics of having backyard chickens
Tuesday, December 14, 2010, 11:02 AM

A major theme of this site is improving resiliency and preparing for a different future than we may be used to at present. One good way that is receiving growing interest is keeping your own chickens for eggs or meat. In this brief article, I will show that raising chickens is fun, easy, and provides many benefits, regardless of the need to prepare for the potential risks of Peak Oil or economic downturns.

There are many great resources on chickens already out there, with more detailed information than can be contained in this article. I’ll just highlight the basics here and share some of my personal experiences that have been successful. » Read more