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Sustainable Practices for Raising Backyard Chickens

In today’s world, it’s becoming increasingly important to live sustainably. As someone raising a backyard flock, then, you will want to find ways to raise your backyard chickens sustainably. But how can you do that? Here, we provide some sustainable practices you can use for raising backyard chickens. Why Use Sustainable Practices? Before we get… Read more »

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How to Raise Backyard Chickens in Urban and Suburban Environments

Too often, people think that raising chickens is something you can only do out in the country. However, you can get the rewards of raising backyard chickens in urban and suburban environments, as well. But don’t think you can use the same techniques in a rural environment as you can in a city or suburb…. Read more »

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How to Plan an Easter Egg Hunt (With Real Eggs!)

Easter is almost here, and you know what that means—an Easter Egg Hunt! Whether you’re hosting one for your family or for your community, an Easter Egg Hunt is always a great time. However, it can be difficult to plan one, especially if this is your first Easter Egg Hunt. To help, we’ve created this… Read more »

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Everything You Need to Know About Feather Footed Chickens

Most chickens don’t have feathers on their feet, but not all! These feather footed chickens are a sight to behold, and they’re a great addition to any backyard flock. Nevertheless, they do need different kinds of care. Here, we discuss everything you need to know about your feather footed chickens and how best to care… Read more »

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Here’s Why Some Eggshells Are Thinner Than Others

Have you ever noticed that some of the eggs your hens hatch have thick, strong shells, while others have thin, weaker shells? If so, you’re not alone. This is a common plight for backyard chicken owners. Understanding why some eggshells are thinner than others, then, can help you figure out what you should do next…. Read more »

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What Are Lash Eggs?

Every backyard chicken owner knows that some strange things can happen with their flock. One of those are lash eggs. These types of eggs aren’t pretty to look at, and when you first see them, you may not know what to do next. Here, we explain everything you need to know about lash eggs and… Read more »

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Chicken Boredom Busters: How to Keep Your Flock Entertained in the Winter

Have you ever been stuck inside for days, bored out of your mind? Well, that’s how your chickens feel in the winter. It’s normal for chickens to get bored during the winter, especially if they’re stuck inside the coop due to bad weather. However, if they get too bored for too long, they’ll start to… Read more »

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Here’s Why You Should Consider Building a Second Coop

You’ve had your backyard chicken flock for a few years. The coop you built in the beginning is still working fine, but you’re starting to wonder if a second coop would do your chickens any good. We’re here to tell you that it will. While not all flocks need a second coop, and it can… Read more »