Raising Free-Range Chickens

A homestead handbook for novice poultry keepers. Details on raising free-range chickens naturally and selling eggs.



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Wild hen and day-old chicks.
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Kitchen scraps supplement the feed free-range chickens forage on their own.
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Rick Compton's brooder, bottom.
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Rick Compton's brooder, top.
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Introducing day-old chicks to a homemade brooder.
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Rick's homemade incubator.
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Rick's homemade feeder.
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One-month-old Rhode Island Reds with homemade feeder and waterer.
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Use poultry netting to keep chickens out of the garden.
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Rick's $110 henhouse.
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Plymouth Rock-barred.
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Rick's simple nest box.
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Homegrown feed recipe.
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New Hampshire Red.
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