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Guide to Choose Right Breeds of Chickens

One of the most exciting steps in starting your own backyard chicken flock is trying to decide which chicken breed to get.

There are hundreds of chicken breeds to choose from, but here're most favorite breeds you can choose from.
#backyard   #chicken   #breeds  
At the time of launching a poultry farm you do have a wide array of choices to choose from. Chickens...
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We love our Jersey Giants (blues and splash).
They are for our enjoyment/entertainment when we are in the yard,we don't care about the eggs/meat.
We do feed the eggs back to our dogs,one of our hens has been with us 11 years now and no longer laying,she is just enjoying the retired life!
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Standard-breeds-chart!
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Very helpful! Thanks!
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How to make dust bath for chickens

A healthy and good smelling chicken NEEDS to take a dust bath on a regular basis. Chances are if your chicken is “not too fresh,” then they do not have access to a dust bath. But, dust bathing not only helps keep your chickens smelling fresh, it also minimizes the chances of them carrying lice and mites. 
One fine day I was having tea with a few of my friends – it was a small chit chat session which we u...
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10 awsome urban chicken coop plans for backyard fellows

Urban chickens are the new black. There's been a huge uptick in the number of people keeping chickens in their urban and suburban backyards. As more and more municipalities have relaxed rules regulating the keeping of chickens, more people have discovered the joys of keeping a few birds in the backyard. 
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Many people are growing tired of the mad rush of city life, and are moving to smaller towns, and by ...
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Flip them over or probably less difficult at a market - just reach underneath and measure the space between the pelvic bones with the palm of your hand, they should be three to four fingers apart. All the best, Sue
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10 DIY Homemade Chicken egg incubators that are cheap and easy to build

Depending on the make and model, egg incubators can be a very expensive luxury. 

So can a homemade incubator be any less expensive whilst still providing the  optimum levels of heating and humidity you need for a successful hatch?
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Hatching chicken eggs is first thing that any chicken farmer would think of, after all, that’s the o...
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20 Stylish chicken Coop Design Ideas For Your Lovely Birds

Want to raise chickens but not sure what type of coop is best for your backyard? These 11 stylish hen houses will help you decide whether to buy one or design and build one yourself.
#chicken   #coop   #poultry  
Raising chickens in backyard is always inspiring as they are adorable,lovely and at the same time re...
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+Geoffrey Fortier your welcome! 
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A flock of heritage chicken breeds could be well-suited to your setting. 
Here are 15 Heritage Chicken Breeds for Your Backyard.
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 Are you planning to have a nice and healthy chicken flock? If that is your plan then you must be ha...
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i like the edible kind. yum
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How to make dust bath for chickens

A healthy and good smelling chicken NEEDS to take a dust bath on a regular basis. Chances are if your chicken is “not too fresh,” then they do not have access to a dust bath. But, dust bathing not only helps keep your chickens smelling fresh, it also minimizes the chances of them carrying lice and mites.   #chicken   #coop  
One fine day I was having tea with a few of my friends – it was a small chit chat session which we u...
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Japanese farmers create eggs that smell like citrus fruit.
The special eggs, called ‘yuzu tama’, supposedly smell and taste like yuzu – one of Japan’s most loved citrus fruits. A yuzu looks like a wrinkly cross between a lemon and an orange and tastes like a combination of grapefruit...
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