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    Five Interesting Facts About Rhode Island Red Chickens


      Raising chickens is not just something for large farmers and corporate food operations anymore. These days, either to be more environmentally friendly or to be more self sufficient, many people are starting backyard flocks of chickens of their own. Raising chickens can be very beneficial in a number of ways. One of the most […]

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    Keeping Chickens and Selling Eggs From Various Breeds

    If you are planning on keeping a collection of chickens in order to supply the hatching eggs market then you will need to first decide what breeds of chickens you are going to have. You can buy in your breeding stock and it is probably a good idea to start off with about six different […]

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    Treatment of Chicken Lice and Mites


    Chicken parasites can affect your flock at any time and must be treated as soon as spotted to ensure the chickens stay fit and healthy and that parasites don’t spread to the rest of your flock. Chickens are generally tough and will not require veterinary treatment often but when it comes to parasites there are […]

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    How To Keep Chickens

    You say you want to raise chickens? Well, good for you. More and more people are now raising chickens – even in their backyards – and for good reason. Chickens lay eggs, they make swell pets and, of course, you can eat them. However, if you have kids and treat your chickens as pets that […]