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Keeping Jersey Buff Turkeys on a Heritage Turkey Farm

Add to Favorites By Christina Allen – Of the few people keeping flocks of heritage turkeys, most seem to either just buy a few poults to raise for harvesting in …

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How to Keep Rats Away From Your Urban Chicken Coop

Add to Favorites By Maureen Mackey, Oregon – Knowing how to keep rats away is a growing concern for some chicken owners. Keeping chickens provides so many benefits, it’s no wonder many …

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Getting Ready for Spring Chicks
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites If you have your heart set on a particular breed or variety of poultry, the best time to place your order is in early January, or as …

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Permaculture, Gardening with Chickens

Add to Favorites By Bob Egert, The Garden of Egert Crooked Creek Ranch, Texas We moved to the country three years ago. We are living on a 140-acre parcel that …

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How To Build A Poultry Water Stand

Add to Favorites By William Morrow, Whitmore Farms Everyone that has chickens knows what a challenge it can be to keep their water source clean. The birds love to scratch and …

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Keeping Your Flock Away From Predators Takes Strategy, Knowledge, and a Little Craftiness
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By  Wendy E.N. Thomas – Just as it is anywhere birds are kept, in the northeast, we have several predators that pose a serious threat to backyard flocks. For …

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Life with Chickens – Photo Essay and Video Tour
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Our girls are a diverse collection of beauties, both classics and renegades. Various Wyandottes, Brahmas, a Plymouth Rock, and Orpingtons mingle with Russian Orloffs, a Buckeye, Partridge …

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Coolest Coops 2017 Winners
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Editors’ Choice The winners of our fourth annual Coolest Coops contest are full of inspiring ideas and beautiful ways to create safe havens for your backyard poultry. …

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2016 Coolest Coops Contest
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites First Place: The Hen’s Bed and Breakfast Lyndia Decker, Arkansas This is the hand-built log cabin we call “The Hen’s Bed and Breakfast.” We notched each log …

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A National Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Story and Photos by Sarah Burgun A year ago, I caught the chicken bug and wouldn’t stop talking about getting a backyard chicken coop. After a lot …

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