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Is Keeping Chickens Cost Effective?

Is Keeping Chickens Cost Effective

On the surface, most farming activities seem to make financial sense, and great profits can be made. Farming chickens is one such venture that seems easy to manage and save money by ultimately becoming food self-sufficient. As with all proposals you may hear, it is important first to weigh up the possible downsides. While keeping … Read more

Best Egg Laying Chickens For Your Backyard

best egg laying chickens

If you’re thinking about getting chickens, you’re probably wondering which breeds are the best egg layers. There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a breed of chicken, but egg production is one of the most important. If you’re a chicken keeper looking for the best egg laying chicken breed for your backyard … Read more

Why Are My Chickens Laying Eggs Outside? 10 Reasons and How to Stop It

Why are my chickens laying eggs outside

Free-range chicken owners everywhere know that hens have superpowers when it comes to hiding egg stashes. Your carefully constructed, cozy nests inside the coop get shunned in favor of a dingy spot under an old wheelbarrow in the backyard where you’ll one day discover 20 eggs after being convinced your hens have stopped laying. Hens … Read more

What Do Chickens Eat? (A Comprehensive Guide to Feeding Backyard Chickens)

What do chickens Eat

If you’re like most people, the first thing that comes to mind when you think of chickens is “What do chickens eat?” Well, wonder no more! In this blog post, I will provide a comprehensive guide to feeding your backyard chickens. From grains and vegetables to insects and worms, I’ll cover everything you need to … Read more

Does keeping chickens smell and how to prevent it

So your looking into getting hens for the first time however unsure as you think they’ll make your garden smell, you’ve come to the right place, in this article we’re going to discuss why chickens create bad smells and how to prevent it from occurring.  The short answer to this question is, hens are clean … Read more

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