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Rescuing British Battery Hens

Add to Favorites By Susie Kearley – While your backyard chickens probably enjoy a pampered life of luxury, some commercially farmed chickens have a more difficult life. The hen rescue initiative finds …

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Help Chickens Keep Their Cool

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne Nutrena Poultry Expert Some people love a summer heat wave, or for that matter, sweating it out in a sauna. Not chickens. For our …

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3D Printer Gives A Chicken A New Leg, Better Life

Add to Favorites By Kenny Coogan, Florida A team at Tufts University and a Massachusetts farm have combined efforts to create a prosthetic leg using a 3D printer for a hen named …

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Chicken Soup is Good Medicine
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Have you ever wondered why chicken soup is good for you? As cold weather approaches my thoughts invariably turn to that ultimate comfort food — chicken soup. Could it be …

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French Toast Casserole

Add to Favorites By Hannah McClure I’ll admit, this recipe may be one of my favorites, but it is a seasonal one in our home. It brings the comfort of …

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Recipes: Time for Pi(e) — Chicken Potpie & Chicken/Spinach Pie

Add to Favorites Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Yes, it’s that time of the year again, time to get your nerd on and celebrate National Pi Day! This …

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Cottage House Garden Shed Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites I was looking for a new hobby to keep my mind off of life and the stresses it can bring. The year before, both of my parents were …

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How to Make Your Own Chick Brooder
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Story and photos by William Morrow, Whitmore Farm – Knowing how to make your own chick brooder comes in handy if you’re the kind of person who enjoys …

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Coopitecture™ 101: Location, Space & Design of Your Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Much like the houses you live in, each of America’s backyard chicken coops is built on a foundation of character and provides comfort to its residents. To …

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Ask the Expert —December 2015/January 2016

Add to Favorites Broody For Too Long? We have a six-month-old Bantam hen, “Little Girl,” who has been brooding for 24 days. We took away her eggs in the chicken …

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