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The Five Steps to Raising Backyard Chickens

Raising chickens is an adventure. Enjoy the daily fresh eggs you get and the fun of raising chickens.

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Can Humans Get Sick From Raising Chickens?

There is no doubt that raising chickens comes with its own set of risks and health issues. In almost all cases, the health risks can be minimized with proper measures and safety practices.

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Common Health Problems Your Chickens May Face

A bird that is sick will often display signs of weakness and they may not eat their feed eagerly. Here are some common health problems, and their symptoms, to watch for in your chickens,

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Build a Better Chicken Coop

Before you build that chicken coop, there are a few things you’ll want to consider. If you’ve never built a chicken coop before, these tips can help you build the best possible chicken coop.

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What Can Chickens Eat to Stay Healthy?

It can be fun raising chickens but you need to know a few things. You are probably wondering what can chickens eat? One good thing when it comes to chickens is it’s not hard figuring out what to feed them. They will eat almost anything including weeds, grass, and bugs right from your yard. Of […]

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Tips on Building a Chicken House

A chicken coop is where your chickens can live comfortably and stay safe from predators. It’s important to be able to protect your chickens if you want to raise them. There are a few basics to consider when figuring out the best chicken house for your needs. Always wait to get any chickens until you […]

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Chicken Nesting Boxes for Lots of Eggs

Anyone that decides that they want to raise chickens for eggs will need to know how to build and use chicken nesting boxes the right way for the best egg production. You not only have to have enough boxes but they need to be the correct size. There are three conditions that you need to […]

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Best Egg Laying Chickens for Plenty of Eggs

Do you want to start raising chickens to get fresh eggs? The best egg laying chickens will really depend on your needs. Some chickens just produce more eggs and are bred specifically for maximizing egg production. There are some conditions that will inhibit egg production. If there are too many roosters in the flock, this […]

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Raising Chickens for Deliciously Fresh Eggs

People seem to want to become more self-sufficient these days and they want to become healthier. Raising chickens seems to be a way to help people get both. There are some things to know before you start so you can decide if you can handle it. Planning ahead is important. You can’t just go buy […]

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