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How to Trim a Chicken’s Beak

A chicken’s beak is vital to food access, establishing social status, mating and preening. If it gets overgrown, here’s how to trim it so that it’s useable.

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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.