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EGGCELLENT ADVENTURES with Reec Swiney EGGcellent Adventures is a podcast designed to introduce children and adults of all ages to the highs and lows of raising backyard chickens! Listen as your host, radio sensation Reec Swiney turns his pandemic hobby of raising chickens into a full-fledged career. Join him as he interviews fellow farmers and connected brands, discussing how to grow plants and vegetables, raise chickens and livestock, ways to run a successful ranch, and much more. Created ...
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Meet Rai of @CovidCluckers! She is an amazing content creator who is extremely popular on social media for her "poultry post". Yes the Covid Cluckers that has been mentioned in several episodes on Eggcellent Adventures by other guest. She is spreading valuable chicken care tips all while making compelling and entertaining content with her backyard …
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The blue grass state called and Eggcellent Adventures answered! Meet Jen of Black Sheep Farmstead and Event Venue in Kentucky. This former city girl has made her way to some acreage and over 150 animals! She and her partner are living out their dream in a self restored farm that doubles as an event venue space for weddings, pop up shops and farm cl…
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This Eggcellent Adventure took us on an adventure Down Under! We spoke with Des of Gold Coast, Queensland Australia By way of South Africa. She gave us her backstory into the chicken life. Moving from the city to a 12 acre homestead that’s still a stones throw from the city. Des is a dedicated mom and wife who also works full time and cares for her…
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Yes, you saw right, we are in Scottland for this episode! Reec talks with Andi of Spam Valley Croft about her chicken adventures, drams of a big farm, converting an inheritance into a homestead (croft), and everything in between. They talk about mental health benefits and how her backyard poultry is helping with anxiety and even lawn maintenance.…
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Reec gets the chance to speak with Marryann Zimmerman of Mulberry Farms located in Wisconsin. She has a wide variety of farm animals including chickens, ducks, turkey, pigs and is preparing for goats. She has found a way to fund all of her kids show animals through the sale of berries that they grow on their 9 acre estate. In addition to being a wi…
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EGGCELLENT ADVENTURES Ep. 21 SHISHANA ROURKE - EXOTIC RESCUE, WATER BUFFALO WHISPERER. Shishana has been making huge waves on social media with half a million followers on Facebook. People are intrigued with her exotic animal and horse rescue, especially with the "Bog Guy" Hank, the Water Buffalo! Horses, water buffalo, zebra, zonkey and more! This…
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Eggcellent Adventures Ep. 20 TRACIE ADAMS OF Carolina Goat Yoga and Cuddle Sessions. Tracie has a thriving business in the Carolina's that is all about health and wellness with the added bonus of goat interaction! This episode is all about goat care and many of the intricacies involved. Her story is amazing and she even had a new baby goat with her…
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With almost a hundred thousand facebook fans and millions of views, BAWK is a fan favorite among the online chicken communities. During the peak of the pandemic Lee and his family decided to get chickens…Well, his wife built a coop and they have been creating a plethora of content that people absolutely love! Check out the full interview with Reec …
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EP. 18 MY PET CHICKEN - FOREST CLINTON MY PET CHICKEN IS ONE OF THE TOP U.S. HATCHERIES. They pride themselves on having exemplary costumer service and grade A products (no pun intended). From staple chicken breeds, to exotic water fowl, they have it all when it comes to pet poultry! With a recent shift in leadership, this house hold brand to the c…
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Danielle, Founder and Owner of Chicken Daddies Calendar has turned a spoof social media experiment into a full fledge business that has taken her around the globe! Listen to the story of the photographer / chicken mamma, who is traveling the globe to create a series of playful novelty calendars featuring men with their chickens! She also utilizes a…
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Reec calls Asia Pretley of Yellow Door Urban Homestead, the Queen of Small Space Gardening! She is killing it in the virginai area! Asia has an amazing story of getting back to the basics and starting a garden with her daughter that sprouts a variety of plants from cabbage and spices to loofas! In addition to the garden she also has chickens and ev…
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Meet the Upendos on this episode of Eggcellent Adventures. Not only have they created an escape from the everyday hustle and bustle, through their tree house Air BNB, they also give others the off grid experience. This family has made the switch from the 9 to 5 suburban life, and built a self sufficient homestead on some acreage they purchased duri…
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A life changing, debilitating illness pushed this former inner city teacher in Wisconsin has transitioned to owner and proprietor of a massive farm that houses chickens, ducks, gats, cattle and multiple crops! Hear the conversation between Eggcellent Adventure’s host, Reec Swiney, and Scarlett as they discuss her overcoming gastroparesis and battli…
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Reec has a dynamic talk with Dr. Patrick Biggs, PH. D. a leading name in poultry nutrition. Dr. Biggs is currently the lead man at Purina when it comes to developing "the right stuff" for your backyard chickens of all stages in life. Reec & Dr. Biggs talk about everything from life stage expectations, proper types of nutrition, brooding practices, …
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Dr. Patrick Biggs (Purina poultry nutritionist) is sharing his thoughts on heat inside of chicken coops. We all want our chickens to be safe, warm and happy in the winter and so does the Doc. Check out what he thinks about artificial heat in the coop as the weather cools down. Listen NotesBy Reec Swiney, Maurice Swiney
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Niya Brown Mathews, Twin Oaks Farms, joins Reec and shares her journey of moving from the city to a homestead that now houses three coops, four large gardens and more. Niya, a life coach, entrepreneur, NFL wife & mom, is inspiring hundreds of thousands of people with her social media post "Live From The Garden" and teaching the masses to grow their…
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Here's a mini episode or EGGCELLENT NUGGET! Dr. Patrick Biggs, PH.D. (Purina Poultry Nutrition) answers Reec's question about Grit. Is grit (tiny bits of gravel) necessary in a chickens diet??? Some say that because a chicken lacks teeth, they need to swallow grit in order to break down food in the digestive track. Did Dr. Biggs Agree?…
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This Episode we hit North Philly to interview the face behind the Philadelphia Urban Riding Academy. We dive into the culture of urban cowboys and girls, talk horse care, good stable practices and she also walks us through a day in the life of a Concrete Cowgirl We find out if chicken math crosses over to horses and how she started beating professi…
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On this episode of Eggcellent Adventures with Reec Swiney, we got an in depth look at Wolf Lake farms in Texas while conversing with Demond. He and his family own a huge ranch the houses chickens, cattle, donkeys, and even bees! They also grow variety of vegetables , flowers and plants on their land. Take a listen to the story of how they grew from…
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EGGCELLENT ADVENTURES - Ep.6 Dre Taylor - Nile Valley(NVA) Aquaponics & KC Urban Farm Co-Op This week we step out of the coop and into the pond! We talk about aquaponics and water farming with an expert Dre Taylor as he comes in via satellite all the way from Ghana (Africa). This Kansas City native once facilitated and founded one of the largest aq…
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Episode Mel - WilmaTheWonderHen This time Reec checks in with Tennesee to chat with a social media star and podcast host Mel who runs the popular page Wilma The Wonder Hen. Mel and her family reside on a 7 acre farm that homes over 100 birds, horses, goats and soon Jersey Cows! Some hot topics Mel and Reec discussed are bio security, health benefit…
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We went all the way to China for this episode, well we went via satellite, lol. Cooh grubs marketing and social manager Carter Jin joined the conversation with Reec. They discussed Cooh Grubs amazing mission to lower food waste and develop sustainable nutrition and snack products for chickens and even humans through black soldier fly larvae. They h…
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Episode 3. features a conversation with Lisa Steele, author of Fresh Eggs Daily, TV host of Welcome To My Farm On this episode of Eggcellent Adventures with Reec, we are joined with Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily. She has an enormous social media following that peaks into the millions. Her followers and fans are following her vast knowledge of chi…
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On this episode of Eggcellent Adventures Reec satellites into Minnesota to talk with Taylor (@ChakraChickens) , host of the Un-Cooped Podcast and homesteader / egg farmer. Taylor sheds light on his collection of breath taking chickens, peacocks, Guineafowl, goats, horses and even snakes! He and his wife share a variety of critters. Taylor is also v…
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this weeks episode features an interview with Heath, owner of City Chick. City chick was once a chicken coop & chicken rental company for urban residents with chicken dreams, that weren't 100% ready to commit to the backyard farmer lifestyle. Now his company has grwon into a chicken nutrition and educational company with an amazing social media fol…
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