Raise Chickens

How To : Raise bantam chickens

Patti, the Garden Girl, moves her Bantam chicken tractor around her front garden and shares some tips on raising bantam chickens.

How To : Care for chickens

In this video series, watch as poultry animal expert Dr. T. K. Roy teaches how to raise chickens. Learn the different breeds of chickens, how to care for laying chickens, how to de-worm a chicken and check it for lice, how to make a chicken nest, and how to sell pant hens. If ...more

How To : Build a chicken tractor

Building a chicken tractor. This is a raised bed for chickens to live in. Part 1 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 2 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 3 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 4 of 6 - How to Build a chicken tractor. Part 5 of 6 - H ...more

How To : Solve dog counter surfing with a clicker

It's a timeless doggie no-no, and one that has been paradied in numerous dog scenes in movies: A plate of delicious fried, steaming food is left by the owner on the table. The owner then leaves for a brief moment. His dog, smelling the delicious goodness, seizes the moment and ...more

How To : Get mystery eggs from chicken coops in FarmVille

Has Zynga changed the way you get mystery eggs from chicken coops? There's only one way to find out—by trying out and seeing for yourself, but this video does it all for you, plus shows some tips on chicken coops and eggs. See how to get mystery eggs from chicken coops in Farm ...more

How To : Do the Horse Stable glitch in FarmVille (03/09/10)

This is a recent glitch, similar to the chicken coop glitch, where you can make your horse stable completely ready. Just watch this brief video tip to see how to benefit from the Horse Stable glitch in FarmVille (03/09/10). It's a simple glitch in the game that allows you to u ...more

How To : Build a raised garden bed for sustainable living

Having a raised garden bed is great in the city because you can fill it with good soil and create a healthy environment for your plants. Install a hoop house made from PVC pipe. To build the raised bed, use 2x10x8 lumper. Predrill the holes at the corners to make it easier to ...more

News : City Bullies Man to Death Over His Backyard Chickens

An innocent man who had legally been raising a few dozen chickens and other small birds in the backyard of his suburban Atlanta home is now dead, following a crusade of terror perpetrated against him by the City of Roswell in Georgia. Andrew Wordes, who died during a recent ra ...more

News : Of Coyotes and Chickens

In my earlier post about long-term strategies I promised I’d ask some of my neighbors who do what I call factory chicken farming (Let 1000 Chickens Bloom) if the coyotes that have shown up will change the way they play the game. The one guy who replied in any detail said that ...more

News : Eeeverybody Love Fried Chicken, So Listen Up!

Anybody who says they don't love golden, crispy fried chicken is lying. Fried chicken is DEE-licious. Enter Dante Gonzales, a stylin' chef with soul who decided to bring fried chicken to every worthy happening around the world. LA born and raised, the NYC-based chef cooks on ...more

News : McCall's Meat & Fish Company

A local butcher, who knows their customers by name!?! What a concept! This Hillhurst hot spot is planted smack dab in the sweet spot of Los Feliz. What I had been dreaming of for years, ended up walking distance from my home a few months ago, and the place couldn't be finer! M ...more

How To : Stuff and roast a chicken

Patti the Garden Girl uses her own free range chickens and home grown vegetables to make her Classic Traditional Baked Stuffed chicken She uses the regular chicken stuffing but adds her own vegetables. The advantage of making your own stuffing is the option to add or omit veg ...more

How To : Make ginger chicken

To make ginger chicken, start by grating the ginger. You will need a special grater specifically for grating ginger. Grate up enough ginger to make a quarter cup. Put six cloves of chopped-up garlic, the quarter cup of ginger, one-half cup of honey, and six tablespoons of soy ...more

How To : Make healthy pasta

Thinking pasta is too heavy for your new diet? Think again. Pasta can provide a healthy meal rich in fiber and vitamins. Follow these steps to make healthier choices for your next pasta dinner. You Will Need: • Whole grain or blend pasta • Light pasta sauce • Extra virgin ...more

News : What, Again?

Fads, Fiascoes and Good Stuff in FrontierVille This Week The second in a series of weekly columns. Fads first It’s still St. Patrick’s Day in FrontierVille, but it looks as though its days are numbered. I give it 'til the end of the month. Trees are in full summer leaf and ...more

How To : Get rid of love handles

Not sticking to your New Year's resolution of finally getting rid of that spare tire? Trade in those love handles for a slender waistline by following these tips starting today! You Will Need: • Water • Cardio training • Weight training • Oblique exercises • A balanced d ...more

How To : Make The Perfect Red Mexican Rice

I grew up eating for the most party delicious Mexican food, so naturally, once in a while I will cook some of that comfort food to remember the best days ever ( being raised by my lovely mom who I love to death). My mom is the best cook ever, and I would love to one day be as ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

How To : Build a chicken coop that will hold 4 chickens

If you love fresh eggs and don't live near anywhere you can get them, but your house is zoned agricultural, you can raise your own chickens to get them! This video will show you how to build your own 4 chicken coop that will keep your little layers happy.

How To : Raise baby chicks

A quick guide to keeping and raising chicks. This video shows the basic requirements of chicks for their first 5-8 weeks (by which time they should get their full feathers). They will grow quite quickly (and so will the size of their brooder). Once they have their full feather ...more

How To : Make beef Wellington with pie crust

Beef wellington is a classic beef recipe. Watch this cooking how to video tutorial to learn how to spruce up your cooking skills with beef wellington. This beef steak wrapped in pastry dough is sure to impress all your friends at your next dinner party. Ingredients for beef w ...more

How To : Raise Baby Chicks for the First Time

Here's a video of how we raised our first batch of baby chicks. This video will explain what they eat, different temperatures to keep them at, and they basics of starting out with your first flock of chickens. Video: .

How To : Three Cheap Meat Cuts That You Need to Utilize

Cooking on a budget isn't always easy, but there's a silver lining: it can be really fun. Ever since I started supporting myself I've enjoyed going shopping, finding the most affordable items, and learning how to make the most of them. Sure, sometimes I wish I could afford to ...more

How To : Cook a Perfectly Roasted Chicken

Upon reading the title for this article, I bet you secretly thought to yourself, "Yeah, I've got the perfect way to 'make' roast chicken: I go to the store, and I buy one!" Well, there's no question that there are some really tasty, convenient rotisserie chickens out there, al ...more

How To : Turn Any Pot Roast Recipe into a Crock Pot One

Fall is here, and it's time for warm, filling meals... that don't involve a lot of effort, because it is getting cold outside and you spent a full day at work wishing you were on the couch with a blanket over your head, dammit. Solidarity, my friend—you are not alone. As a me ...more

How To : Make Homemade Jerky Without a Dehydrator

Jerky is one of the tastiest snacks in existence. It's packed with richness, saltiness, and spiciness, and it's one of those things that you can't stop eating once you start. It's also fairly expensive, unless you're opting for the gas station variety which is… er… jerky in th ...more

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