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How to Raise Chickens with No Land

How to Raise Chickens with No Land

Lots of people want to keep chickens but they live in the city or suburban areas with small backyards. They think they can’t raise chickens because they don’t have enough space! Keeping chickens when you have a small or no yard is a bit tricky, but can be done with a good deal of planning […]

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10 Tips for Keeping Backyard Chickens for Beginners

10 tips for keeping backyard chickens

Having a new flock of chickens can be a roller coaster ride of ups and downs, especially for beginners. It takes years to learn the ins and outs of good chicken keeping. If I could go back and start over, there would be a handful of things I wish I had known as a beginner. […]

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How to Introduce Dogs to Your Chickens: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Have you ever tried to introduce dogs to your chickens? Or are you planning to do so?  The idea of canines and chickens getting along with each other may sound counterintuitive for a reason.  Dog’s cousins and chickens have a predator-prey relationship in the wild, and some dogs retain their hunting instinct to this day. […]

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Chicken Predators: Signs of Attack and Prevention

Just last week, mid-day, I noticed my hens clucking far out from the coop, not just one hen, multiple. They would also idle by the chicken coop but not enter the run. A chicken predator during the day is not common in this area, but I immediately went to check. Sure enough, a younger opossum […]

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Help, My Neighbor Hates My Chickens!

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In an ideal world, everyone would love chickens but the truth is some people hate chickens. They look upon the living creature as ‘noisy nuggets’, so what happens when your neighbor hates your chickens and starts causing a commotion? This is certainly an unpleasant situation but normally one which can be amicably resolved. Today, we […]

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Are Herbicides and Pesticides Safe for Chickens?

You love your chickens and your lawn, but even more, you love watching your chickens enjoy your lawn. However, you absolutely hate weeds and pests! You want a beautiful lawn and kill every tick that moves. Many products are available to rid your lovely lawn of unsightly weeds and the insects that damage your garden. […]

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Grow Your Own Food: How To, Benefits and More!

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If you grow your food, you know there’s nothing better than walking out your front door and plucking a juicy tomato right off the vine. But growing food requires an element of patience and a little bit of research. Otherwise, you could end up overwhelmed, and your lovely garden could fail. (Say goodbye to dreams […]

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Planting a Chicken Garden: Pros, Cons, and How To Use Chickens in Gardens

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If you raise chickens and you’re not incorporating them into your garden maintenance, you might be missing out on a fantastic win-win! Chicken gardens are more common than one might think! Are you wondering if it’s worth starting a garden and employing your chickens to help with the maintenance? We had a chicken garden for […]

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Owning Goats: The Definitive Guide

Owning Goats The Definitive Guide

Are you planning to embark on the journey of owning goats on your farm or homesteading? These goats are one of the staple animals in homesteading, and they’re among the most profitable livestock. But owning goats also requires time, money, and commitment. They’re not gardeners, so buying goats because you have an overgrown garden is […]

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The Complete Guide To Chicken Parasites

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Note: This is the first of a two part series on chicken parasites. This article will focus on external parasites and the second part of the series will focus on internal parasites. Recently we’ve talked about how to keep your chickens safe from predators but sometimes the worst enemies are already living in the coop! […]

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