Getting Started with Backyard Chickens

Self Reliance
Three years ago I swore I didn't have enough time, energy, or desire to do things like bake my own bread, can my own jelly, dehydrate my own foods, or basically do much cooking from scratch at all. It's funny how when you begin to be interested in something it becomes easier to MAKE time. Well another thing I NEVER would have thought I would be doing is raising BACKYARD CHICKENS! Yes Julie thought I was crazy when I cooked up this scheme, but somehow once I got into growing and preserving my own foods, it seemed like a natural progression to want to gradually work towards being even more self reliant. I have shared snippets of this adventure on our Facebook page and quite a few people asked for…
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