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A Homemade Incubator

By Brandi Tait, Alabama This incubator is small, but you can go larger if you use a fan to move the heat. I like to start with between four and …

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Saddle Up Your Chickens!

By Jill B., www.chickenarmor.com Let’s face it, information about “manufactured” food would scare anyone. With children in mind, we knew we needed to take certain measures to keep our family …

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No Chickens Allowed!

By Jeffrey Bradley, Florida Five years ago, I’d never thought of chickens beyond Kentucky fried. Then one day our daughter brought home a fuzzy yellow Christmas chick someone no longer wanted. You know the …

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How I Break A Broody Chicken

Story & Photos By Robert Korcz Breaking a broody chicken can be a daunting task and I am told sometimes an impossible one. I do not profess to be an …

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Top 10 Questions and Answers About Backyard Chickens

By Byron Parker – It’s getting easier for people outside the backyard poultry community to understand why so many of us choose to dedicate a portion of our lives to …

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How To Tell the Sex of Baby Chicks

By Don Schrider – Whether at the feed store choosing day-old chicks or hatching our own, all of us would probably enjoy knowing how to tell the sex of baby …

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Plymouth Barred Rock Chickens: The Original Heirloom Chicken Breed

by Robert Blosl – Plymouth Barred Rock chickens were developed just after the Civil War with the expectation of developing a dual-purpose fowl that had a good size and a …

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How to Hatch Chicken Eggs

By Don Schrider – It is time to begin preparations for breeding and collecting eggs for hatching. Anyone can have great success in learning how to hatch chicken eggs; all …

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How to Make Deviled Eggs: 3 Deviled Eggs Recipes We Love

Need some ideas for how to make deviled eggs for your next party or holiday? We’ve gathered three of our favorite recipes for making deviled eggs, just for you! If …

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Raising Quail Outdoors

By Carole West, Garden Up Green Living on small acreage seems to welcome a lot of challenges when you have a lot of goals to accomplish. Since moving to the country …

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