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How a Chicken Lays an Egg Inside of an Egg
July 6, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

When raising chickens for eggs, expect the unexpected. Though quite rare, it is well-known that occasionally a hen will lay an egg inside of an egg. The cause of this phenomenon …

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8 Interesting Features of the Silkie Chicken Breed
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Silkies are distinctly different from any other chicken breed. They share a unique combination of genetic and behavioral features. In 2003, a group of Japanese researchers mapped the mitochondrial DNA …

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Why Are My Chickens Laying Soft Eggs – Chickens in a Minute Video
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

At Backyard Poultry, we love to tackle common reader questions, such as: “why have my chickens stopped laying?” or “how to clean a chicken coop.” With our popular Chickens in …

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