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Cockerel and Pullet Chickens: 3 Tips for Raising These Teenagers
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Do you remember the glory days of seventh grade? For many people, they were filled with braces, high-water pants and new experiences. Our teenage years are pivotal, helping shape the …

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5 Reasons People Love Raising Chickens 
in Their Backyard
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

“Why do you love raising chickens?” Ask any flock raiser this question and the answer will be filled with passion. Raising chickens in a backyard setting gives families wholesome, nutritious …

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How to Stop Chickens From Pecking Each Other in 3 Easy Steps
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Have you ever wondered what goes through a chicken’s mind? Wouldn’t it be helpful if they could say, “My feathers are itchy!” or “I’m bored!”? Though humans and hens don’t …

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3 Tips to Help Molting Chickens
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

It’s autumn. Time for comfy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything and … vacation? For backyard chickens across the country, shorter days often signal time for a break. Molting chickens may stop laying …

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3 Tips to Help Hens Lay Eggs That Are Fresh & Healthy
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

By Mikelle Roeder, Ph.D., flock nutritionist for Purina Animal Nutrition – Raising backyard chickens should be fun. You provide your hens a chicken coop, care and quality feeds. They provide you …

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5 Farm Fresh Egg Benefits
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Eggs are one of nature’s most perfect protein sources. That’s why the average American eats more than 260 eggs each year.¹ How can we take this essential food to the …

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4 Ways Backyard Chickens Help Gardens
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Each garden comes with a sense of pride and the joy of sustainability. Imagine if you had a natural way to fertilize, control weeds, manage insects and improve soil aeration. …

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Buying Baby Chicks: Top 4 Questions to Ask
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

You’ve researched your city rules and set-up your brooder. Now it’s time for the fun part: buying baby chicks! When visiting a feed store or ordering baby chicks from a …

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Can I Raise Chickens In My Area?
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Backyard chickens are becoming one of today’s hottest pets. Big names including Julia Roberts, Lady Gaga, Oprah — and most recently a contestant on The Bachelor — have helped terms …

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Backyard Chickens Provide a Top Omega-3 Source
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Omega-3 fatty acids are an important part of your family’s diet. Many institutions, including Harvard School of Public Health, have listed benefits of consuming enough of this essential nutrient.[1] Traditional …

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