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Grey Chicken Breeds

There are quite a few breeds out there that look grey, so if you’re looking for one of these beautiful birds you have quite a few options to pick from! Most have feathers that are composed of various shades ranging from almost black to pale silver and others are more uniform or even extravagantly patterned. […]

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15 Most Popular Ornamental Chicken Breeds

Ornamental chicken breeds are a variety that is not known for their egg or meat production but has value in their unique appearance or other characteristics. Many actually lay well, but the size and number of eggs are less than what your standard commercially viable chickens accomplish.  There are quite a few ornamental breeds available […]

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Clipping Chickens Wings and Other Things to Consider

Chickens are probably not on your radar when you think of birds that fly, but quite a few breeds are very good at it! There’s nothing quite as frustrating as chasing after one of your favorite birds that have “flown the coop” to protect her from being eaten or run over by a car. Hens […]

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Raise Chickens for Profit

If you’ve been bitten by the chicken bug and dream about quitting your city job and raising thousands of fluffy chicks, you might want to pump the brakes. Here’s how to raise chickens for profit. But just a bit! Agricultural work is notoriously difficult in both the sheer amount of physical work and the daily […]

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Top 7 Duck Predators: How to Know Which and Prevention

Ducks are far more vulnerable to duck predators than their barnyard poultry peers, chickens. There is an excellent reason the phrase “sitting duck” was coined. These meat and egg birds have no natural means of self-defense against common duck predators. Their beaks are rounded, their toenails are not sharp enough to cause harm, and nearly […]

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How Many People Have Gotten Chickens in the Past Five Years?

How many people have gotten chickens in the past five years? The answer might surprise you. Thinking about getting chickens in 2022? If so, you aren’t alone. In the last five years, especially in the last year, raising backyard chickens has exploded. There are several reasons why. The statistics alone prove something you probably already […]

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Chicken Supplies: 7 Things Every Flock Needs

Keeping chickens is relaxing and enjoyable, but before you get your fluffy little friends there are a few things you should have ready. Just as we need some furniture, carpets and other goodies to make our homes complete, so do chickens. They aren’t as demanding as most folks, but there are a few supplies they […]

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Guinea Hen: What is a Guinea Fowl, Eggs, and All You Need To Know (Complete Care Guide)

Guinea hen’s popularity seems to be on the rise. They go by several names, but the most common are Guinea Fowl and Pet Speckled Hen. These peculiar-looking birds are quite the talk of the town wherever they are seen. Guinea chickens are a strange-looking bird to be sure, once seen, never forgotten. They are dramatically […]

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17 Best Blue Chicken Breeds for Your Flock

Blue is a very common and very old color variation in chickens and is being bred into more and more breeds each year. There’s no question why – blue is absolutely gorgeous in chickens! Luckily this popularity is making it easier and easier to find and anyone can add a fun splash of color to […]

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Raising Geese to Protect Chickens

Chickens are an amazing addition to every homestead or small farm but unfortunately many other animals like them just as much as we do. While many people choose to keep their chickens safely cooped up not all breeds can handle the confinement. Others were bred particularly for their ability to forage and free-range, so cooping […]

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