Community Chickens Podcast

Community Chickens Podcast

Welcome to the Community Chickens Podcast

Our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin go in-depth into poultry related topics such as breed selection, disease treatments, nutritious feeds, cool coops, predators, eggs and much much more! 

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Choose the Breed for your Needs
Zach and Charlotte discuss various popular breeds, their attributes, and what resources are available to you to find out more.

Where to Get Chicks
On this episode our hosts discuss where you can purchase your poultry and why you may choose one over another.

All About Incubation
Are you interested in incubating eggs yourself? In this episode we discuss all that you need to know to have a successful hatch.

Hatch Day
Zach and Charlotte discuss how to prepare yourself for hatching chicks.

Brooder Basics
Learn how to prepare your brooder for happy healthy chicks.

Chick Illnesses
Explore the different illnesses that you should be aware of when raising chickens.

Chick Injuries and Physical Ailments
Zach and Charlotte discuss spraddle leg, bumblefoot, stargazing and other physical chick ailments.

Introducing New Chicks
On this episode our hosts discuss where you can purchase your poultry and why you may choose one over another.

Coop Designs
Are you interested in incubating eggs yourself? In this episode, we discuss all that you need to know to have a successful hatch.

Mobile Coop Considerations
Zach and Charlotte discuss different methods of keeping chickens in mobile coops.

Poultry Predators
Learn how to identify predators and prevent them from getting to your flock.

Growers Nutrition
Discover the dietary needs of your meat birds with this season's final episode!

Enjoy these episodes from the MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends podcasts!

Keeping Urban Chickens
Two of our favorite faces of the poultry world, Patricia Foreman and Victoria Miller join Jennifer Pitino of the "Urban Chicken Podcast" to discuss how city chicks make a community better.

Get Started with Chickens
Kellsey Trimble of Grit sits down with some of our favorite poultry experts to discuss getting started with your flock. There are many considerations to keep in mind.

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Common Flock Problems
Joe Putnam and Patricia Foreman sit down with Kellsey Trimble of Grit to talk about the problems many flock owners run into, as well as their solutions.

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Profit with Poultry
Many of us joke that our hobby flocks don’t pay the bills. Let’s change that! Patrica Foreman and Victoria Miller join us to share their expertise on monetizing your flock.

Cool Coops
Charlotte Brunin, Amanda Sorrell, Jeanette Beranger, and Patricia Foreman discuss the considerations you need to take when you are looking for or building a chicken coop.

Poultry Breeds and Species
Kellsey Trimble sits down with Alison Martin and Cindy Gibson to discuss popular poultry breeds and species that you may want to add to your homestead.

Great Guide to Guinea Fowl
Charlotte Brunin and Kellsey Trimble talk flock with two guinea fowl experts, Cindy Gibson and Sharon Dodds, to learn how to keep and train these boisterous birds.

Ducks on Demand
Learn about Jeannette Beranger and Victoria Miller's experiences with a variety of duck breeds, and what they recommend for you!

Cold Weather Chickens
Learn the in's and out's of keeping a healthy flock during the cold seasons.

Chickens in School
In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, we discuss the role that keeping poultry can play in our educational systems.

Chickens in Permaculture
Pat Foreman and Jessi Bloom are passionate about the place of chickens in a permaculture plan. Listen to learn how chickens can work for you. 

Pastured Chicken Nutrition
Join us as we discuss free-range chickens, what the term means, how a free chicken can be nutritionally beneficial, and how to protect this flock

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