How to raise chickens cheaply? That’s what I needed to figure out. I got the idea to raise chickens while unemployed for several months. Times got a little tight (to say the least!) and I thought that if I had a coop and a garden at least my family and I would have just a little more in the pantry. So I set out to learn as much as I could before spending any little cash. Here are a few lessons learned…..
- Laurie Neverman
Laurie Neverman has a BS in Math/Physics and an MS in Mechanical Engineering. She is a wife and mother with a passion for natural healing, homesteading and gardening. She and her husband, August, homeschool their two boys. They live in rural northeast Wisconsin in a Wisconsin Green Built and Energy Star certified home. The home has an array of “green” features, including: • Solar Water Heating and Passive Solar Design • Insulated Concrete Form construction • An Attached Greenhouse • Handicap Accessibility • Environmentally Friendly Materials There are also some old standbys, like a root cellar and an herbal apothecary. Her health and wellness interests also include herbalism, wildcrafting, essential oils, homebrewing and live culture foods. She blogs at Common Sense Homesteading - http://commonsensehome.com.
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