Planning to Raise Chickens? Four Things to Consider

If you are planning to raise chickens, consider these four things. More and more people are raising their own chickens these days and the trend continues to increase. Why is that? Well, there are several reasons. Raising your own chickens is a step toward becoming more self-sufficient. You can make an additional income by running …

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How do I prevent mice in my chicken coop?

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I love backyard chickens but I’m definitely not a fan of mice and rats. Just because you have chickens in your backyard, doesn’t mean you also have to have mice or rats in your chicken coop. In most cases, it’s the spilled grain that attracts mice into the chicken coop. Once inside, the mice may …

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Secrets to Build a Chicken Coop Cheap and Easy

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If you are thinking building your own chicken coop to save money, this article was written especially for you. Discover little-known tricks to building attractive and high quality chicken coops that will save you money. Learn techniques that will allow you to build your hen houses right the first time while avoiding common mistakes. Find answers to questions about building poultry housing that you did not even know you had.

Time for new chicks!

Guess what my mother informed me she found while perusing my favorite ag store today? BABY CHICKENS! in the fall no less… I was really torn. Starting baby chicks in the fall… getting them grown up enough to face a cold surly winter. Should I? Mr. Red is so lonely… he needs some more of his own kind. What is a rooster, without hens?