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New Plan for Chickens Part III

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In order to get off the hatchery treadmill, I need at least three good-sized flocks. I figure 12 hens and a rooster in each flock. Although I might get by with eight hens, you invariably lose some before or after … 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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Surprise!

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Sometimes you go out to do morning chores and all goes according to plan. Other times you go out to do morning chores and get a surprise. It might be that lamb you weren’t expecting for another day or two, … Continue reading

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