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Clan Mating FAQs

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Raising your own chickens means you need to pay careful attention to certain things, like which hens you raise replacement chickens from, fostering broodiness in at least some of your hens, record keeping and other little details like that. If … Continue reading

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Clan Mating Year by Year

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This is the second of three posts on clan mating in chickens. Here’s how it looks in year-by-year format: Remember, chicks – male or female – always take the clan of the mother! This is for a three-clan rotation. Manage … Continue reading

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Clan Mating

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I’m one of those people who prefers to depend on her own resources rather than agribusiness. For example, I plant heirlooms and open-pollinated seeds, and save my own seeds whenever possible. Raising your own chickens year after year instead of … Continue reading

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