5 Reasons You’ll Love Raising Chickens

  Rachel Hurd Anger Have you been daydreaming about your would-be hens clucking peacefully across your backyard? Whether it’s an aversion to the road less traveled, or city regulations you’ll have to challenge, here are five reasons you’ll love raising a small flock of hens. 1. Gathering Farm-Fresh Eggs Can you call them farm-fresh if […]

Safety Check: 4 Water Sources for Your Chickens

Like all living things, our chickens need water to survive, thrive and produce healthy eggs. Clean water keeps hens’ reproductive systems working the way they should, and some chicken keepers, especially newbies, worry about water quality or if they’re properly watering their flock. To provide some clarity, here are four water sources for your chickens […]

5 Cheap Coop-Maintenance Materials

Keeping chickens doesn’t have to be costly. From building the coop to keeping it clean, these inexpensive materials will help make your hens feel like queens.

6 Reasons to Keep Urban Chickens

City peeps raise chickens for many reasons that can vary from one backyard coop to the next. If you’re thinking about taking on a flock of your own, give serious consideration to the benefits it will bring you and your homestead. Here are the reasons I think chicken keeping is so great.  1. A Taste […]

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