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IANS – Perishable Foods

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It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. ~ Mark Twain When George Gershwin composed the song It Ain’t Necessarily So, he was onto something. I’d love … 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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The Broody Hen

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For many who have their own chickens (and always for commercial producers), broody hens are are considered a nuisance. Once they go broody, they stop laying. When you’re trying to raise your own, however, a good broody hen is a … Continue reading

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