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How to Choose: Heritage Breed Chickens

Help preserve genetic diversity while also getting great layers, meat birds or ornamentals with heritage breed chickens. Here are the basics.

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Farm Breeds Can Serve as Therapy Animals

Breeds including horses, donkeys, alpacas, rabbits and ducks can be therapy animals, providing companionship and helping people with physical, mental and emotional recovery and development.

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How & Why Chickens Make Double-Yolk Eggs

Hens’ insides sometimes make mistakes, resulting in double- or even triple-yolk eggs. Here’s how it happens and some associated egg myths and legends.