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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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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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