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4 Ways Backyard Chickens Help Gardens
April 20, 2020 · · 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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Incubation 101: Hatching Eggs is Fun and Easy

If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs successfully in an incubator.
For embryos to develop correctly, eggs need to be kept at the right temperature, turned often and correctly positioned.

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How to Stop Chickens From Pecking Each Other in 3 Easy Steps
February 6, 2020 · · 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!”?

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3 Tips to Help Hens Lay Eggs That Are Fresh & Healthy
January 17, 2020 · · Chickens 101

Raising backyard chickens should be fun. You provide your hens a chicken coop, care and quality feeds. They provide you nutritious eggs and undeniable companionship.

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Thin Eggshells Are More Likely to Let Bacteria In
December 2, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites Sunny side up, over easy or hard boiled? Think about the last time you made eggs. Did the shell break in a crisp, perfect line or was …

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Can I Raise Chickens In My Area?
August 6, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites 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 — …

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Two Paths to Producing Your Own Organic Eggs
May 30, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites Spring is an exciting time for chicken raisers. For families just starting with baby chicks, it signals new life and new projects. Experienced chicken raisers feel a similar excitement …

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A Chicken’s Digestive System: The Journey From Feed to Egg
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites When the dinner bell rings for a backyard flock, the hens come running. There’s nothing like complete, balanced layer feed. But what happens after your chickens are finished …

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

Add to Favorites 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, …

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5 Reasons People Love Raising Chickens 
in Their Backyard

Add to Favorites “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 …

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