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In 2009, Ghann's Cricket Farm was producing 200 million crickets a year but then the industry was hit by a virus. That's when cricket farming got very tough.

In Ghann's Cricket Farm was producing 200 million crickets a year but then the industry was hit by a virus. That's when cricket farming got very tough.

Chicken water/coop heater: Pavers + heat lamp mounted to  scrap piece of 2x4, cover with upside down terracotta pot + saucer, then water (secured with hang chain). BRILLIANT! Constructing this next weekend. #chickens

Chicken water/coop heater: Pavers + heat lamp mounted to scrap piece of cover with upside down terracotta pot + saucer, then water (secured with hang chain). Amazing detail on the coop and water heater.

... As if fresh, nutritious eggs and homegrown roast chicken dinners weren't reason enough to raise your own poultry: You can "recoop" much of the expense of raising chickens by putting their manure to work in your garden and enlisting your birds for organic pest control.  #organicpestcontrol #raisingchickens

Chickens in the Garden: Eggs, Meat, Chicken Manure Fertilizer and More - Organic Gardening

Your backyard flock could be the best source of meat, eggs and homemade fertilizer around. Learn how to “recoop” much of your birds’ expenses by putting chicken manure fertilizer to use in your garden. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

Back Yard Chicken Coop with roof garden, no reason why you cant use pallets for this project. However a word of caution,use heat treated pallets and not chemical treated ones as the chemicals do leach out and can cause problems for animals, birds and

Colorful backyard chicken coop with a roof garden, so cool! This roof top garden would also be AWESOME if it was a dog house/crate instead of the coop

The Homestead Survival | Build a Lone Grove Wood Pallet Chicken Coop | Homesteading - DIY Project- Farming - Chickens - http://thehomesteadsurvival.com

This step by step tutorial of how to build a Lone Grove wood pallet chicken coop building project is a fabulous homesteading palace for chickens.

How to raise mealworms (Tenebrio molitor).     Everyone who has a small flock of chickens should raise mealworms.   It's very easy to do and once set up they are virtually maintenance-free and very inexpensive.

How to raise mealworms (Tenebrio molitor). Everyone who has a small flock of chickens should raise mealworms. It's very easy to do and once set up they are virtually maintenance-free and very inexpensive.

Super Easy Chicken Coops | The first step was to build a frame to hold the crates. I decided to ...

CHICKEN COOP nesting boxes from milk crates. Easier to clean. than wooden nesting boxes. Is it weird I want chickens just so I can snuggle them?

DIY Plywood box by simon wells

How to make a nest box for your chickens. This nestbox can sit on the floor of your poultry coop or be hung from a wall. The simple design only takes minutes to make so your hens will soon be laying eggs in there

Chicken coop made from pallets by beautiful girl

Alternative Gardning: Chicken coop made from pallets. Make sure the Pallets are Heat Treated, they will have an HT on them. Do not use Chemical Treated or Pallets that do not have a marking.

Meal worm farming -   Top drawer for pupae and beetles.  I cut the bottom out of the drawer and hot glued screening so that when the eggs hatch, the small worms will fall into the second drawer.

This is the way to raise meal worms. Great chicken and quail food supplement. So easy to do in plastic drawers.

Chicken Feeders Homemade | Homemade Chicken Feeder. I need to make something like this with small ...

chicken feeder and the link shows a water version with nipples. What I like about this is the wide top opening as filling would be easier. Want our own chickens and eggs ?

Great idea for chickens - greens but scratch prevention!  Thanks, "Grow Food, Not Lawns"!

Method of growing greens to feed chickens- bad link but I'm going to try to track it down because this is really smart!

I ate crickets because they're the future of food | The Verge

I ate crickets because they're the future of food

Entomo Farms: a global leader in the cultivation of cricket flour, cricket powder and insect protein; delivering the planet's most sustainable food source

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