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How To Make A Large Chicken Water System For CHEAP!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Every chicken raiser knows how important clean water is for their chickens. But chickens like to scratch, sending dirt everywhere. And the water in their fount gets dirty fast.

We came up with a system that provides our chickens plenty of water and that water stays clean. We made the water system ourselves for cheap and you can too! 

How to keep Chicken's water cool and shaded using Cattle panel, shade cloth and sunflowers. #TexasHomesteader

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Zero-Waste Cooking – The Art of Eliminating Leftover Food

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Reducing waste in the grocery budget is a hot topic right now. Rushed parents and over-scheduled folks are doing the best they can to keep their grocery budget low in these days of high-priced groceries.

But the USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food is ending up in landfills. 


The USDA estimates that between 30% and 40% of our food ends up in landfills. See our easy tips on eliminating wasted and leftover food. #TexasHomesteader

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Cheaper Ways To Raise Chickens! (Making Do With What You Have)

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It’s fun to raise your own backyard hens. And those fresh eggs can’t be beat! But if you’re not careful, raising those chickens can cost you a lot. I’m sharing ways to shave the cost of raising your own chickens by using things you probably already have.

How to save money when raising Laying Hens Chickens. #TexasHomesteader

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April Garden Update: Come See What’s New In My Homestead Vegetable Garden!

By Texas Homesteader ~  

Come see what’s growing in my Homestead garden. And I’m sharing tips like my favorite garden-planning tool, two ways to get an early start on starting seeds, my favorite raised bed, the benefits of living mulch, making my own soil and MORE!

Let’s stroll through my NE Texas Homestead garden and see what’s going on…

My zone 8 vegetable garden tips, progress, etc. Come see! #TexasHomesteader

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