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    The Jersey Giant Chicken


    Wow… what can I say about the Jersey Giant but what a colossal breed of Chicken. They are a BIG bird! This Chicken is a Dual-Purpose Breed, (meaning they can be used as layers or a meat breed) and comes in 3 different Color variations. Origin This breed was originally developed in New Jersey (of course) between […]

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    Chicken Coop: What Size Chicken Coop Do I Need?

    There are 5 key items to consider when determining what size chicken coop you need. Space: How much space do you have? Do you live in an area where you have many acres available or do you live in an area where you just have a backyard. Backyard chicken coops are becoming increasingly popular. Here are […]

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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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    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 […]