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15 Hacks for Your Hobby Farm

Sometimes a tried-and-true solution won’t work, and you have to hack your way into a new idea. Here are hacks designed for hobby farms.

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7 Books Aimed at Helping Hobby Farmers

These selections cover areas including chickens, vegetable crops, container gardening, women hobby farmers, homesteading and aquaponics.

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How to Prevent Eggs From Rotting

Eggs can turn bad for many reasons. Here’s how to recognize—and prevent—the conditions that cause these odiferous ovals before it’s too late.

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5 Key Aspects of Feeding Chickens

What and how to feed chickens varies with a bird’s age, the season and type of chicken. Here are basic items to consider for your flock’s feeding system.