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Chickens as pets

Chickens as pets

Chickens as Pets: Bonding and Enrichment Chickens, often synonymous with farm life, are increasingly finding their way into suburban and even urban backyards as beloved pets. While they may not purr like cats or fetch like dogs, chickens have a charm and personality...

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The Role of Chickens in Sustainable Living

The Role of Chickens in Sustainable Living

Embracing Chickens for a Greener Lifestyle In the quest for sustainable living, every step counts, and one such step that is gaining popularity is backyard chicken keeping. This practice goes beyond just having fresh eggs; it plays a pivotal role in creating an...

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How to grow a fodder system for your chickens

How to grow a fodder system for your chickens

What is fodder? Fodder is a mat of sprouted seeds that can be used to feed a variety of livestock and small animals, including chickens. While we think of whole grains as food, they are really seeds formed by a plant to regenerate itself. Untreated whole...

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How to keep your chickens warm in winter

How to keep your chickens warm in winter

As winter approaches, the chilly air and shorter days bring about a significant change in your backyard. Unlike in warmer months, high-protein bugs, worms, and frogs become scarce, altering the diet of your chickens. But, did you know that an adult hen has a resting...

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