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10 things about raising chickens you won't read in books

10 Things About Raising Chickens You Won’t Read in Books

Before we brought home our chicks, we researched for months. We’d read every book we could get our hands on and scoured the backyard chickens website for information. We thought we knew everything there was to know about chickens. We were wrong. 1. People will think that you’re insane You will…

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Incubator versus Broody Hen: Chick Hatching Pros and Cons

It’s officially Spring time (though it may not feel like it where you live) and baby animals are popping up all over the place.  If you raise chickens you may find yourself itching for some brand new peeping babies this time of year. Hatching chicks at home is an experience…

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