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Choosing Your CHICKENS


All chickens aren’t created equal. It’s important to pick the ones who will meet your needs. There are countless varieties and hundreds of breeds from which to choose. With the passage of time, humans have designed chickens to fulfill every niche: cold-hardy chickens, heat-resistant chickens, chickens that don’t mind being penned up. We haven’t designed the perfect chicken — yet!

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Urban Chickens 2019, Best Breeds for Small Space Living, Diet option for a City Flock, Free Range in your Yard, Your guide to backyard sustainability, And More.......

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Many of us dream of having a little home in the country where we can keep livestock and grow a vegetable garden. But what if work and family keep us rooted in the suburbs or the city? It’s still possible to raise small livestock and grow your own food, as long as you know the laws and do so responsibly.
Your guide to mastering chicken keeping in the suburbs and even the city.
Starting off right with the best birds for your situation will help with long-term success.
The Heritage chicken versus the industrial chicken. What’s the difference?
Ready to go off the grid? Try a solar-powered coop.
What you feed, how you supplement and when you treat will make all the difference for your chickens.
Different times of the year bring different challenges for a free-ranging flock.
Create a DIY first-aid kit and use natural methods to keep your flock happy and healthy.
Help your flock thrive with these attentive tips.
Chickens and gardens aren’t a match made in heaven, but they can coexist and even benefit from each other.
Understanding what “natural” really means can make the difference in your family’s and your chicken’s health.
Don’t underestimate what you can do with quality biowaste in your garden and farm.