Biggest Modern Steader Giveaway

Chicken Plucker

Chicken Plucker Giveaway We purchased a YardBird Chicken Plucker this spring to help out with our chicken harvesting process. We had great success with it until we went to use it for our third time this fall and the motor quit. I called up Jason from coopsnmore.com who doesn’t make the YardBird, they make the Rite Farm’s Pro Plucker. Jason sent me up one of their pluckers so I could finish harvesting the rest of our 50 meat birds the next weekend.   CoopsNMore’s Pro Plucker that Jason sent up works amazing! I had also called up YardBird and told them …

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Pig Harvesting & Why we Raise our Own Pigs For Pasture Raised Bacon and so much more

Pigs eating on Pasture

With our Pig Harvesting class fast approaching I have been asked a lot lately about how I am able to butcher our pigs. I don’t enjoy harvesting any of our animals. My goal is to give our animal the best life possible with only one bad day. By harvesting our animals at our Homestead they don’t have the stress of being loaded into a trailer, going on a road trip and then finally ending up at a strange location with all weird smells. Why We Have our Modern Homestead That being said we have our Modern Homestead so we can raise …

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DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder Easiest way to Feed your Chickens Using a 5~Gallon Bucket

DIY Automatic Chicken Feeder Assembly instructions. Now that you souped up your Coop with the DIY Hacks for easy moving. And the chickens have a fresh supply of water from your Automatic chicken waterer you built with a 5~Gallon bucket and some Horizontal Poultry Nipples. It’s time to make your DIY Automatic Chicken feeder for your Modern Steader $30 Chicken Coop you built in 30 minutes. After this last step, there will be nothing stopping you from providing you and your family with the best chicken meat and eggs that you can get on the planet. You are one unstoppable Modern Steader! Next, …

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5 Gallon Automatic Chicken Waterer for the $30 Chicken Coop in 30 Minutes

Icelandic Chicks Using the 5 gallon Automatic Chicken Waterer

5~Gallon Automatic Chicken Waterer Assembly Instructions Now we are going to build a 5-gallon automatic chicken waterer. At this point, you should have already built the $30 Chicken Coop in 30 Minutes and installed the rear ski, rope handle, tarp for the roof, corner seats for the waterer & feeder. If you haven’t seen the video for the rear ski and the other add-ons here it is. Here is the Link for the video that goes with today’s build. 5~Gallon Automatic Chicken Waterer How to Video Materials List: 1~ 5-Gallon Bucket 1~ 5 Gallon Bucket Lid 6~ Horizontal Poultry Nipples use Promo Code …

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DIY Hacks for your $30 Chicken Coop in 30 Minutes for easy Movability

Installing a tarp on the $30 Chicken Tractor in 30 Minutes

Now that you Built your $30 Chicken Coop in 30 Minutes we will make a Rear Ski, Rope Handle and Corner Seats for the Feeder & Waterer that will make the Coop easy to move. Congratulations Modern Steader on Building your $30 Chicken Coop in 30 minutes. The question is, did you beat the time? Now that the structure is built we have some DIY hacks for your $30 chicken coop that will make it easy to move and really soup up the coop! You will be dragging it around your yard in no time! Moving the chickens to fresh …

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DIY: $30 Chicken Coop Built in 30 Minutes

Build a Chicken Coop for $30 Dollars In 30 minutes  Assembly Instructions DIY Chicken Coop that you can build for $30 in 30 minutes! It sounds too good to be true right! But wait it gets even better. We are going to Build the coop from materials that you can buy right from your local hardware store. We aren’t building the coop from scraps we have lying around Lumnah Acres. You can build this coop by following these directions for the same price as we did! If you don’t believe me here is the video we made of building the …

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Here it is the Breakfast Pizza Recipe you were asking for!

Here is the Breakfast  Pizza recipe that we were enjoying in the video the other day! We had a lot of Modern Steaders asking for it. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do. If you would like to see how good the Breakfast pizza is have a watch! Print Recipe Breakfast Pizza A Delicious and Filling breakfast for the hard working Modern Steader or a lazy weekend morning. Course Main Dish Cuisine Breakfast Prep Time 15 Minutes Cook Time 12-15 Minutes Servings People Ingredients 1 package Pizza Dough6 oz Shredded Cheese Pizza blend Cheese is nice, or your favorite3-4 …

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Why we are Building a Composting Outhouse

Building a Composting Outhouse on our Modern Homestead. We have been getting a lot of questions lately about our composting outhouse that we are building and making videos on. I wanted to share with you why we are building a composting outhouse.   We have recently built an off-grid outdoor kitchen. It is detached from our house. Here is a post about the kitchen.  When we are outside using the kitchen or any yard work, playing in the garden or just getting dirty, and I/ we need to go to the bathroom I don’t want to take my muddy urban farmer boots off …

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7 Buckets Loads of Apples for the Pigs~

Can Family Chores be Fun?

Making a Tedious Task Fun!   When I was trying to think of a title for today’s video, I was trying to figure out what it was about and the why behind what were doing. We make daily videos on YT sharing what we are doing for the day on the homestead. Today was a tedious project. We have been busy building the Off Grid Outdoor Kitchen and we have been neglecting a few things around our homestead. One of them is picking up apples that have fallen from the trees, and there are a lot of them. I haven’t mowed because …

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Tour around Lumnah Acres with the BOSS

A Walk Around Lumnah Acres                        Let’s go on a walk around Lumnah Acres. We will go check out the off grid outdoor kitchen first.                                                                              Now to the Icelandic chickens.                                             …

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