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The popularity of egg-laying, meat-providing and easily entertaining chickens is on the rise—again. What once was commonplace on most farms and in city backyards is finding a new generation of people who want to reclaim their attachment to nature and become more sustainable. Take a look inside the current issue of Chickens magazine, brought to you by the editors of Hobby Farms and Urban Farm, for a wealth of information on these backyard fowl.
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If what you find inside the covers of Chickens magazine isn’t enough, check out these online articles for more great chicken-keeping information.
Chicken Breed Profiles
Whether you want layers, broilers or dual-purpose chickens, standard size or bantam breeds, the chicken breed profiles will help you find the right bird for your flock.
Related Chicken Publications
If you are a fan of Chickens magazine, you’ll also want to check out these other chicken publications.
Popular Farming: Chickens
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Hobby Farms: Chickens
Whether you beginning chicken keeper or looking for more in-depth information on how to tend to your flock, you’ll find the information you need to keep a small-scale flock for pleasure or profit. More »
Popular Farming: Guide to Chicken Breeds
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