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The Definitive Guide To Keeping Chickens For Eggs

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The Definitive Guide To Keeping Chickens For Eggs

I have been keeping chickens for eggs – well over 5 years now. I can quite safely say, they are much easier than the usual domestic pets to keep. At first I will admit, it was nerve racking since I grew up in a town. The only time I ever seen chickens was either on […]

 

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Which Chickens Lay Brown Eggs?

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Which Chickens Lay Brown Eggs?

So you want to know which chickens lay brown eggs? This is one of the most common questions I hear. The answer lyes within the hybrid chicken. For many people the incentive for keeping your own hens is the constant supply of fresh free range eggs. The breed of chicken you choose will impact heavily […]

 

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What To Feed Chickens

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What To Feed Chickens

You will be please to know that chickens will peck, scratch and eat at literally anything you throw at them, though there are some things you must avoid feeding them at all costs, I have created another post on 5 things chickens cannot eat. Generally, the chicken will eat almost anything, or at least try […]

 

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5 Foods Chickens Cannot Eat

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5 Foods Chickens Cannot Eat

Being able to get rid of UN-used food and kitchen scraps is one of the reason I absolutely love to keep chickens, before I had them I would just toss the food in the bin which to me is a complete waste. Chickens will eat absolutely anything but contrary to popular belief they cannot eat […]

 

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The Cost Of Keeping Chickens

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The Cost Of Keeping Chickens

When I first looked into keeping chickens the main thing that was a worry, was indeed the price and the costs involved. The good news is, it’s really not that expensive at all and there are plenty of ways to lower costs and keep things within budget. Here is a quick run down of the […]

 

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