chickens

Results for chickens

Eastern Montana Peak Prosperty

(chickens, community, energy, gardening, gardening, food production, home defense, local, Peak Prosperity, permaculture, precious metals, resilience, security, Skills ...

Group - lambertad - Feb 24 2018 - 11:58pm - 0 comments

New to the area

Hi! I recently moved to Berlin MA. I have been following Peak Prosperity since 2012 and have gone to workshops at Kripalu and Rowe.  Just joining to see who else is out there in my area and ask if you are going to Rowe this spring? Liz D. ...

Discussion - dichiara - Feb 7 2017 - 3:10pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Brown County Prosperity Group

We wish to connect to those who are concerned with the detrimental changes taking place in society. We are not religious wild eyed conspiracy theorists but we do believe there is a massive conspiracy for control taking place in every area of society. It ...

Group - FatherofThunder... - Sep 20 2016 - 5:00pm - 0 comments

Geoff Lawton's 2015 Online Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course

I am currently in my second week of taking Geoff Lawton's online PDC, and it is literally blowing my mind so far.  This is not my first exposure to a PDC -- I took an on-site one locally in 2012, and it was definitely a valuable experience.  But ...

Discussion - Christopher H - Feb 18 2015 - 11:26am - 11 comments - 0 attachments

Weekend Along The Farm Trails - Free Event

Good Food. Good Farmers. Good Fun. On Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th, Sonoma County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm. Most of the stops are FREE. All you need is ...

Event - suziegruber - Sep 24 2014 - 4:10pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Peak Prosperity in the Mitten

We invite preparedness-minded people in Michigan to join us for discussion and sharing. We seek to apply Peak Prosperity principles, news and information to our region. Let's see what happens and where interested families can work together in ...

Group - Jodi Stanley - Jun 29 2014 - 9:51pm - 0 comments

Taking the plunge

After years of wanting to build our own coop today we bit the bullet and bought a small premade one. I already have the Backyard Chickens book. Our neighbor raises Orrpingtons (not sure what color) so we will start with some of them. I ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Jun 18 2014 - 5:00pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

LItter for chickens

What are you using for chicken bedding or litter?  Usually I spread hay in the coop, raking it a bit or spreading a new layer on top at needed.  It gets to be mess soon though especially in the winter since not much decomposing happens and the chickens ...

Discussion - Woodman - Mar 9 2014 - 11:43pm - 7 comments - 0 attachments

Family Of 4 Lives 'Off The Grid' In The Middle Of The Desert

I'm gonna post a link to a Yahoo! Finance feature article (with pictures) on this guy, Abe Connally (34) and his wife Josie. Very inspiring late Gen-X, early Gen-Y couple with two kids who managed to homestead in the Texas desert on very ...

Discussion - Poet - Feb 20 2014 - 6:57pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Chickens and snow

We are in another blizzard here in New England, with the temperature dipping to 0F at night.  How are you chickens doing and what do you do to help manage them in this kind of weather? Chickens are pretty adapted to the cold.  Mine are fine in the ...

Discussion - Woodman - Jan 3 2014 - 4:51pm - 19 comments - 0 attachments

What cold-weather preparations are you making right now?

Just wondering what those in the area might be doing to protect against this cold weather we are having? I have chickens and wonder if there is anything I ought to be doing for them right now besides making sure they have plenty of food, a dry coop ...

Discussion - kevinoman0221 - Dec 10 2013 - 3:28pm - 10 comments - 0 attachments

Washington, DC Resiliency Group

An information-sharing forum to foster a resilient community in the Greater Washington, DC Region.  (agriculture, alarm system, burglary, capitol, chickens, Chris ...

Group - KatieLoovis - Oct 14 2013 - 5:00pm - 0 comments

South Charlotte NC

We are interested in starting a group with like minded people and meeting occasionally to share ideas and resources as we learn how to live a more resilient life together.  ...

Group - jberryhill - Sep 16 2013 - 11:17am - 0 comments

Adopt a Rescue Hen (Egg-laying Leghorns)

Just received this from friend in Sebastopol. If you have need to add to your flock, this is a way to do it with good karma: http://www.cropmobster.com/deal-laying-white-leghorn-hens-sonoma-humane-society/?fb_source=pubv1 URGENT - The ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Sep 12 2013 - 3:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

A reminder of washing hands and following proper handling procedures.

An article to help remind us all that we need to be aware of the potential hazards of handling livestock and know that people do get sick from cute baby chicks.  An Example: ---------------------------------------- Violet (my daughter):  Can I ...

Discussion - jasonw - Aug 22 2013 - 1:15pm - 1 comment - 0 attachments

Southeast Georgia - A Group Dedicated to Creating a New Paradigm for Peak Prosperity

This group is dedicated to education and learning the most valuable things required to create a new paradigm of living for yourself (operating primarily outside of the current system of control and negative influence).  Our true strengths are in our own ...

Group - ltnp - Jul 15 2013 - 2:34pm - 0 comments

First Egss

WooHoo, no more threats of BBQ, Wings, or Cacciatore :)  One hen of 8 has started producing.  First egg was dropped on to the hard surface, and cracked.  She keeps pushing the straw out of the way, which was explained she trying to get some privacy.  3 ...

Discussion - phecksel - Jul 15 2013 - 12:40pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments

Danger: Chickens are the 'Gateway' Livestock (VIDEO)

An important video on the "dangers" of becoming a backyard chicken farmer: Note:  If you're reading this and are not yet a member of  Peak Prosperity's  Backyard Chickens Group, please consider joining it ...

Discussion - Adam Taggart - Jul 4 2013 - 12:19pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Establishing A Food Forest: Inspiring, Enlightening, Amazing! Watch This Online

Inspiring, enlightening, and amazing! Watch the film on-line. Establishing A Food Forest " Learn how to establish your own Food Forest with International Permaculture teacher Geoff Lawton as he takes you through the essential stages of ...

Discussion - Poet - Jun 15 2013 - 12:18pm - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Another casual get together in the Portland Suburbs

I am having a casual get together this Saturday at 2 pm at my home in West Linn. Anyone interested is welcome.  RSVP is appreciated but not required. We will discuss all things Peak and I will share my preparations, including solar hot water, ...

Event - mutschler - May 21 2013 - 5:26pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments