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Chickens as Pets in the House
July 1, 2019 . · Chickens 101

You live in the city but you are a farmer at heart. You may wonder, “Are chickens allowed in my city?” In many towns and neighborhoods the answer is no. But …

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Poultry Cognition—Are Chickens Smart?
May 6, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Are chickens smart? Research reveals that they learn fast, feel emotions, have good memories, and use complex logic and social tactics.

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Are Chickens Good Pets for Homeowners?
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Why would anyone ask, “Are chickens good pets?” Aren’t chickens kept for fresh eggs and meat? If you’ve never owned a small flock of backyard chickens, that might be your …

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6 Celebrities Who Keep Chickens as Pets
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Keeping chickens as pets is growing increasingly popular, and I bet you can think of one or two celebrities who keep a flock in their backyard, just like you and …

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Speckled Sussex Chicken: A Favorite Backyard Breed
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

I guess every chicken keeper has a favorite backyard chicken breed. While visiting our farm, a young homesteader asked me which of the breeds I currently have do I like the best. …

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Protecting Chickens From Predators: Can You Predator Proof Your Flock?
March 14, 2019 . · Coops

Can you predator proof your flock? Of course, the answer is yes and no. As with most all other issues in life, the question of protecting chickens from predators is …

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12 Tips to Help You Legalize Owning Chickens in Your Community

By Jono Miller – Can I keep chickens in my area? Across the country chicken lovers are fighting for the right to keep a few backyard chickens. The City of …

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