Category Archives: Chickens

Category:   Chickens

Posts associated with chickens and their by-products (eggs, meat, manure). Much of the information will be applicable to any type of chicken raising from backyard to homestead to free range or pasture raising. My chickens are free range which has definite Pro’s and Con’s that I will cover.

Nocturnal Chickens ???

By | August 21, 2017

Yep….. nocturnal chickens exist.  The above picture I took tonight by flashlight.  Hence the crappy photo and poor background.  It is tough chasing a free range nocturnal chicken around with a flashlight in one hand and trying to trap it in an area so she will stand still for a photo op.  LOL I have mentioned this hen… Read More »

Hard Boil 36-72+ Easter eggs at once with the Sun! No water required!

By | March 26, 2016

In my previous post, I experimented with hard boiling eggs using the solar Sun Oven.  No water is required, but you must use the old fashioned cardboard egg cartons and not styrofoam.  The reason for using the egg carton is to avoid those ugly green or brown spots that will occur if eggs touch each other while cooking.… Read More »

Help! Chickens and dogs not eating butchering remains

By | March 20, 2016

So what’s the deal? Everything I have read or seen on YouTube videos mention feeding your dogs and chickens the left over butchering remains. I thought when I went to pour the gut bucket into the chicken bowls that I would be swamped with ravenous chickens, but they ignored it. I even sprinkled chicken scratch around their bowls….Nothing.… Read More »