Living Homegrown Podcast With Theresa Loe

LH 166: Backyard Chicken Keeping Hacks



LH 166: Simple tips and tricks to make backyard chicken keeping easier On today's episode, we're going to be talking about chicken keeping hacks. A "hack" is a handy hint, or something that will help you do things faster or better. It usually involves reusing or re-purposing something that you already have on hand. Sounds fun, right? Host Theresa Loe brought on Lisa Steele from the popular blog Fresh Eggs Daily to share some of her favorite ways to "hack" chicken keeping so you can keep your flock healthy and happy - but with less work from you. And in the show notes is a GREAT recipe Lisa shared for making your own homemade chicken scratch. Go to to download the PDF for free. You will learn: What the first step is when you want to keep backyard chickens Why adding herbs to the nesting boxes helps reduce the pests & smell What the benefits are of fermenting your feed The simple trick for increasing your chicken’s water consumption How to preserve eggs through winter The ninja