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How to Raise Free Range Chickens
July 18, 2019 · · Chickens 101

In the discussion of raising chickens, there have been two traditional schools of thought. The first is total free range. Usually, an evening feeding of grain or other treat is used …

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Buckeye Chickens: An All-American Breed

By Christine Henrichs – No chicken breed is perfect, but many Buckeye chicken breeders figure they have come close enough with their breed. Breeders extol the virtues of vigor, resilience …

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How Snow in Chicken Pens and Runs Affects Your Flock
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

My chickens love being outside. I keep a light in the coop to welcome them inside during bad weather, when it gets dark early and the rain leaves the open-air …

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How to Clean a Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

When you have a small chicken coop, but especially a small coop in a SMALL backyard, you need to keep things clean. And it’s important to know how to clean …

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What Does a Chicken Coop Need for Winter?
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

With winter setting in, you’re probably wondering what does a chicken coop need for winter. To keep your backyard chickens safe and comfortable this winter, make sure the coops are secure, …

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