- Get Our Free Newsletter!
- For more than 130 years, GRIT has helped its readers live more prosperously and happily while emphasizing the importance of community and a rural lifestyle tradition.
- Subscribe Today!
In this episode of Community Chickens Podcasts, our guests discuss the darlings of the barnyard, ducks: what to feed them, how to house them, their behavior and what they bring to the table. Thank you Brinsea for Sponsoring this episode! Our Podcast Guests Include: Kellsey Trimble former managing editor of Grit Magazine enjoys immersing herself in the homestead […]Read more »
In this episode of the Community Chickens Podcasts, Charlotte French and Kellsey Trimble, of Grit, sat down with Cindy Gibson and Sharon Dodds from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss how to care for and train Guinea fowl and interpret their behavior. Thank you Brinsea, for Sponsoring this episode! Our Guests Include: Kellsey Trimble, former managing […]Read more »
In this episode of Community Chickens Podcasts, Kellsey Trimble, of GRIT magazine, sat down with Alison Martin from the Livestock Conservancy and Cindy Gibson from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss popular poultry breeds and species that you may want to add to your homestead. Our Podcast Guests Include: Kellsey Trimble, former managing editor […]Read more »
Treat your chickens to a festive veggie garland with this easy to make idea from Kaylee Vaughn. If you are looking for a fun way to add some holiday cheer to your chicken coop, try making an edible chicken treat “garland” for your feathered friends! Not only does it deliver a healthy snack, but it […]Read more »
Clever Christmas and decorative ideas for your chicken feathers from Traci DeLore Some chicken feathers are too beautiful to leave outside, so I’m sharing some ideas for saving and displaying feathers from your flock. The first thing to keep in mind is how to select feathers. I only select feathers that are clean. I never use […]Read more »
Charlotte French, Amanda Sorrell, Jeanette Beranger, and Patricia Foreman discuss the considerations you need to take when you are looking for or building a chicken coop. This episode was proudly sponsored by Onduline. In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, we discuss the considerations you need to take when you are building […]Read more »
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. Thank you Brinsea for Sponsoring this episode! To see Brinsea’s incubator, chick brooder, and coop door in action, check them out during the Mother Earth News […]Read more »
Kellsey Trimble sits down with some of our favorite poultry experts to discuss getting started with your flock. There are many considerations to keep in mind. Thank you Brinsea for Sponsoring this episode! Our Podcast Guests Include: Kellsey Trimble, former managing editor of Grit, enjoys immersing herself in the homestead lifestyle as frequently as possible. We were […]Read more »
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. Thank you to our sponsor Premier 1 Supplies for making this episode possible! Backyard chickens can provide a local food source, keep pests out of your […]Read more »
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the coop, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse (for fear he would be eaten.) The chicken sweaters were hung in the feed shed with care, in hopes the crazy chicken lady soon would be there. The hens were snuggled down deep in the straw, […]Read more »