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Eggs as a Business
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Whether you are a backyard chicken keeper looking to expand your flock into a business or a total newbie to chickens hoping to create a livestock business, …

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Picnic Chicken!
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites A summer picnic that includes my favorite fried chicken recipe is a match made in culinary heaven. Fried in my heirloom cast-iron skillet on top of the …

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Cooking with Ostrich, Emu and Rhea Eggs

Add to Favorites Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Having raised a variety of chickens from bantams to the larger breeds, I am familiar with a range in the …

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Ask the Expert — February/March 2019
February 21, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Saxony Ducks Hey there! Absolutely love your website. What a great resource trying to figure out how to get some ducks on her property. My main goals …

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DIY Rainwater Chicken Watering System
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites There are many options for building a chicken watering system. A search on DIY or homemade chicken waterers turns up loads of pictures and plans. While there is no …

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How To Get Rid of Mice and Rats in the Coop Naturally
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites How can we get rid of mice naturally, without using dangerous rodenticides? It’s a challenge keeping our chickens healthy already, and we really could do without the …

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Special Issue: Raising Small Animals — The Homestead Chicken, Housing Your Flock
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Rhonda Crank What is a Chicken Coop? It’s simply a structure which gives your flock shelter from weather and predators. Have you ever picked up a …

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Chicken Coops Special Issue — The Playhouse Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites The Playhouse Chicken Coop Design by John, Elicia and John Austin Kirby Wanting to raise chickens but not wanting to raise a huge price tag on their …

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How to Keep Owls Away From Chickens
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites While not the most likely of chicken predators, owls can sometimes pose a threat. Learn how to keep owls away from chickens and how to appreciate the …

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Do Dogs and Cats Kill Chickens?
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Do dogs kill chickens? Do cats kill chickens? These two questions come up a lot among chicken keepers. The simple answer to both questions is yes, but …

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