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May/June 2013 - Table of Contents
Take a peek at Chickens magazine, your source for chicken-keeping information.


New Column! Coop Builder
Welcome to our new column about the ins and outs of constructing and maintaining a chicken coop and hen habitat: feeders, fencing, chicken tractors, etc.
by Frank Hyman

Fowl Language: True Grit
If your gals free-range, you’ll need to add some grit to their diet for proper digestion.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Poultry Profiles: The Older, the Better
These breeds have long histories of domestication and have stood the taste of time.
by Sue Weaver

It’s Time to Clean House
Your flock will appreciate a thorough coop cleaning this spring.
by Renee Caldwell

One Egg, Two Egg, Brown Egg, Blue Egg
Colored eggs are aesthetically pleasing, taste great and can be an added selling point at farmers markets.
by Samantha Johnson

In Addition to Chickens: Pheasant Perfect
These game birds might be that splash of color you’ve been wanting to add to your farm.
by Leland B. Hayes, Ph.D

Breaking the Huddle
The pecking order resets when you add rookies to your established team.
by Renee Caldwell

The Low-Maintenance, High-Style Henhouse
Our Coop Builder columnist takes you through his easy-to-build-and-maintain chicken accommodations.
by Frank Hyman


The Chicken Keepers: Quite the Chick!
by Roger Sipe

Recipe Roundup
by September B. Morn

Chicken Chat
by You, our readers!

Equipment You Need: Next Boxes
by Matt John

The Last Squawk


Chicken Scratch
A Chicken in Every Shot
Advertising Index
General Store
Clucker Calendar
The Farmers Market Shopper Section
Gallery Advertising
Classified Advertising

Cover photo: by Matt Hart/Shutterstock.com

NOTE: Chickens magazine is now available by subscription! Click here to subscribe.



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