Becky's Homestead
Becky's Homestead
Becky's Homestead
In every episode Becky shows you how to go from a consumer lifestyle, into the Self-Sufficient, Community Driven, Eco-Friendly, Small Farm Lifestyle.
The Best Chicken Mite Treatment You Won’t Believe Is All Natural
https://youtu.be/z1mG0lwCJf0 Get my bag of diatomaceous earth (DE) here. Get it with the duster here. If your chickens have mites there is an easy and all natural cure that’s safe for you and your chickens. Plus it really works. Get my chicken book here.
Jun 2, 2019
18 min
Video
Here’s a tour of my full size chicken coop and all the eggs I get.
If you’re thinking about chickens, you have to think about the hen house. The two go hand in hand. A good hen house is so critical to your success that it means tons of delicious eggs or frustration and failure. This is my simple design that works so so well in keeping my hens and myself happy. It can easily be modified slightly to accommodate any climate. It is so simple to build that even a first time builder can do it. If you want to be successful with keeping some backyard chickens then put a lot of time and thought into your chicken coop, think about size, location and how weather proof you will need it for your area. Always build it strong and sturdy and make it predator proof. You don't want to ever worry about something getting in the coop and killing your chickens. Believe me you get attached to your chickens and want to make sure they stay safe at night or while you’re at work. Get my new book “Becky’s Guide To Raising Backyard Chickens” here: https://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/ebook-beckys-guide-to-raising-backyard-chickens/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=description&utm_campaign=1608%20v4%20full%20size%20coop
May 19, 2019
6 min
Video
When do chickens start laying eggs?
When do chickens start laying eggs? Lots and lots of people ask me this question. It seems like a mystery because you get so many different answers from everyone. My hens started laying at 4 months, my hens started at 6 months. Then I get, “My hens are 8 months and still no eggs, is something wrong?" The answer is no, probably not. Different breeds can start at different ages. Get my new book “Becky’s Guide To Raising Backyard Chickens” here: https://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/ebook-beckys-guide-to-raising-backyard-chickens/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=description&utm_campaign=when%20start%20laying%20eggs
May 12, 2019
6 min
Video
What do baby chicks eat?
What do baby chicks eat? Tiny chicks start out eating little tiny specks of food. Stores sell something called chick starter. I always get unmedicated. If the pieces look too big, I will crush them up a bit. Get my chicken book here: https://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/ebook-beckys-guide-to-raising-backyard-chickens/?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=description&utm_campaign=what%20do%20baby%20chicks%20eat
May 5, 2019
7 min
Can ducks and chickens live together?
Are you asking can ducks and chickens live together? In this video I show you how to add ducks to your backyard flock without creating any “bird drama”. Get my new chicken book here which includes blueprints for my flip coop design here.
Oct 6, 2018
9 min
Fixing My PVC Chicken Coop
Get my new chicken book here.  PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/beckyshomestead Becky’s Social Media Links: Instagram: http://instagram.com/beckyshomestead Facebook: http://facebook.com/beckyshomestead SUPPORT BECKY BY SHOPPING AT: Official Becky’s Homestead T-Shirts Becky’s Favorite Things Becky’s Guide To BUYING LAND Becky’s Guide To Choosing Your LOG CABIN KIT: http://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/log-cabin-kits-buyers-guide/?utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=description_links&utm_medium=organic LINKS TO Becky’s Homestead Youtube Channels: Becky’s Homestead Becky’s Vlogs
Sep 28, 2018
9 min
3 Tips For Living Off The Grid
Living off the grid is possible. My cabin has off grid water and sewer. As soon as I get some solar panels I'll have a completely off grid cabin. Before you buy land check and see if they require you to hook up to city water and sewer, you'd be surprised how many "rural" properties that are way out in the country require city water and sewer. When you have your own septic system you are responsible for maintaining it, you have to take good care of it and be careful about what you put down the drain. When you have your own private well for water, you need to get the water tested and if the pump breaks you are responsible for getting it fixed.   PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/beckyshomestead   Becky’s Social Media Links: Instagram: http://instagram.com/beckyshomestead Facebook: http://facebook.com/beckyshomestead   SUPPORT BECKY BY SHOPPING AT: Official Becky’s Homestead T-Shirts Becky’s Favorite Things http://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/beckys-guide-to-buying-land/?utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=description_links&utm_medium=organic”>Becky’s Guide To BUYING LAND Becky’s Guide To Choosing Your LOG CABIN KIT: http://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/log-cabin-kits-buyers-guide/?utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=description_links&utm_medium=organic   LINKS TO Becky’s Homestead Youtube Channels: Becky’s Homestead Becky’s Vlogs
Mar 17, 2018
4 min
The 3 Best Egg Laying Chickens
Buff Orpingtons are a great chicken breed. There is nothing like a big poofy gold hen. Buff Orpington hens tend to be broody, so if your looking to raise some chicks the natural way, get a couple Buff Orpingtons. Barred Plymouth Rock They are a Cold tolerant and dual purpose breed which is nice for some homesteads. A lot of people like to raise chickens for meat and eggs. The Barred Plymouth Rock can be used for both. They lay brown eggs The Black Australorp I love these hens. They are so sweat. I have a soft spot for this breed because they are so gentle and nice. If your thinking of starting your first back yard coop and can't decide which hens to start with. Get Black Australorps. You will not be disappointed. They lay brown eggs. Heritage chickens are an old fashion chicken. A non hybrid chicken. Another way of describing Heritage chickens is, they are a pure breed that has been around for a long time. Heirloom seeds, and Heritage chickens are the same thing in the sense that when you grow an heirloom seed you get the exact same thing as the mother plant that you got the seed from. When you breed two Heritage Buff Orpingtons, you will always get a Buff Orpington.   PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/beckyshomestead   Becky’s Social Media Links: Instagram: http://instagram.com/beckyshomestead Facebook: http://facebook.com/beckyshomestead   SUPPORT BECKY BY SHOPPING AT: Official Becky’s Homestead T-Shirts Becky’s Favorite Things http://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/beckys-guide-to-buying-land/?utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=description_links&utm_medium=organic”>Becky’s Guide To BUYING LAND Becky’s Guide To Choosing Your LOG CABIN KIT: http://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/log-cabin-kits-buyers-guide/?utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=description_links&utm_medium=organic   LINKS TO Becky’s Homestead Youtube Channels: Becky’s Homestead Becky’s Vlogs
Feb 25, 2018
3 min
How to Make A Backyard Vegetable Garden
There is no better way to get back to nature than to create a backyard garden. What's better than connecting to nature through food!!!
Feb 16, 2018
10 min
How I Got A Loan With No Credit History
Learn how to establish credit by calling a small loan company directly and building a relationship so they approve your loan. When you live a simple debt free life you don’t have a big credit history, in the eyes of the bank no credit is just as bad as bad credit. So if you want to get a loan I recommend contacting a small loan company and telling them about your situation. It worked for me and it can work for you.   PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/beckyshomestead Becky’s Social Media Links: Instagram: http://instagram.com/beckyshomestead Facebook: http://facebook.com/beckyshomestead SUPPORT BECKY BY SHOPPING AT: Official Becky’s Homestead T-Shirts Becky’s Favorite Things Becky’s Guide To BUYING LAND Becky’s Guide To Choosing Your LOG CABIN KIT: http://beckyshomestead.com/portfolio/log-cabin-kits-buyers-guide/?utm_source=podcast&utm_campaign=description_links&utm_medium=organic LINKS TO Becky’s Homestead Youtube Channels: Becky’s Homestead Becky’s Vlogs
Feb 9, 2018
2 min
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