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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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Home-Grown Eggs — Worth It?

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Real food — unprocessed, healthy stuff that tastes good and that you can recognize on the plate as something edible — doesn’t cost the same as mass-produced, highly processed stuff. Whether it costs more or less is a point of … Continue reading

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A New Plan for Chickens

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Chickens are often the first thing people want when they move to the country — fresh eggs, chicken soup and cute baby birds. And chickens do make good sense on even a small operation. They eat food scraps, supply you … Continue reading

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