We asked for your questions about raising chickens on a small family homestead and we got a bunch! The crazy chicken family answers 50 of your questions in 20 minutes!
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00:39 What got you interested in becoming homesteaders?
01:05 What got you started on raising animals?
01:24 What's your ultimate goal on the homestead?
01:44 Is this your family’s farm or did you buy the land?
02:04 What is your timeline to own your own property?
02:30 What are your short term/long term goals to getting a piece of land of your own?
02:40 How many hours per week do each of you spend at your jobs?
02:57 What do the boys want to be when they grow up?
03:35 What state do you live in?
03:42 How long have to lived on the farm?
04:00 How long have you wanted to have a homestead
04:17 How much did it cost to get your homestead started?
04:50 What other types of animals do you raise?
05:05 How self-sufficient is your homestead with food for yourself?
05:38 Do you plan to homeschool your kids?
05:57 How many acres do you have and how much is wooded?
06:28 Is farming/poultry your full time job?
06:36 What do you do for living other than US-new?
07:04 How did you get into keeping animals?
07:15 Why did you choose chickens?
07:37 If you could only have one chicken breed to lay eggs, what breed would it be?
08:00 What kind of ducks do you have? How many chickens do you have in all?
08:20 What are the expenses to keep your chickens, ducks & turkeys fed?
08:54 How many different birds have you successfully housed together? What do you do when your birds become ill?
09:30 What do you think about raising chickens and turkeys with waterfowl?
10:18 What is the hardest thing you've discovered about raising poultry?
10:43 Are your cats fixed?
10:52 What are the basic steps to start a bird farm/colony like you have?
11:20 What do you do with a rooster that is extremely aggressive?
11:49 What do you do with all the chicken poo?
12:17 Do you try to hide butchering meat chickens from your boys?
12:37 What do you do with all the eggs you collect?
12:43 What’s your marketing strategy for selling your eggs?
13:17 Do you have any expensive breeds of poultry?
13:43 What advice would you give someone that wants to raise chickens?
13:57 Is it a good idea to let your chickens into your house?
14:24 Are you getting meat rabbits?
14:39 What are you going to do with the Lionhead rabbits over winter?
15:06 What animals do you plan to get in the future?
15:37 What are the best five animals to start with on a homestead?
16:08 Have you considered getting a dog in the future?
16:38 Do you have a green house or do you have plans to get one in the future?
17:01 What is your favorite thing to grow in your garden and why?
17:13 What is the oldest animal on your farm?
17:34 Are you a family that says, “I love you,” to each other?
17:44 What is your favorite season?
18:08 How did you two meet?
18:26 How did you grow your channel when you were just starting on US-new?
19:00 What is the most important tip you have picked up from another US-newr?
19:28 All that you guys do, is it worth it? Does it fulfill everything that you ever wanted?
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