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SWEDISH FLOWER HENS, a Favorite of many Homeowners.

The Swedish Flower Hens are of mixed origin. As our world became larger through exploration; conquerors and explorers brought chickens along on their voyages for the eggs and meat source. As they made

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Lovely Lavender Orpingtons for the Farm or Home

Lavender Orpingtons Whether you have an established farm or are considering adding poultry to you backyard homestead, I have a breed just for you. I have several recommendations. However, I have found

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Rooster Spurs ~ How to Cope

Dealing with Rooster Spurs Roosters Spurs are something you are going to have to deal with if you buy baby chicks! If you have bought chicks you most likely have a rooster. Whether you decide to keep

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Chicken Hatcheries VS Breeders, Which is Best?

Chicken Hatcheries or Breeders? This is a very good question to ask yourself Chicken Hatcheries or Breeders when deciding what breed(s) you want to raise. Depending on why you want chickens you will

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Pros and Cons of Keeping Backyard Chickens!

Lately there has been a big increase in how many people are keeping backyard chickens! But still lots of people are on the fence about joining in on the backyard chicken fad and not sure if it is worth

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Autism Child Denied Pet Chicken

We all have been exposed to the wonderful children who have Autism at some point in our lives and if we try to understand them we find out they are wonderful, loving children. They are not different from

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Chicken Question by Martina

If you have a Chicken Question let us know and we can post if to our page and get some very good answers and suggestions for you from our followers. QUESTION: I have two 7mnths(+) old Buff Orpingtons

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Getting Chickens ready for Chicken Shows

When I first heard of Chicken Shows I thought, WHAT! A chicken Show?  I had never heard of a chicken show. When I was raised the only show a chicken put on was when it was chasing a bee, wasp, grasshopper,

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Orpington Chickens Breed for the Backyard

The Orpingtons Chickens Breed were bred to be an excellent layer with a good amount of quality meat. They are large in size and have a soft appearance, those attributes together with their rich colors

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The City Chicken Craze

The City Chicken Craze   There has been so much written on the city chicken craze that you can do a Google search and find several articles on it. Many of the articles have been written by people

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Choosing The Right Chicken Breed & Understanding The Jargon

Choosing The Right Chicken Breed   Chicken Breed Jargon & Choosing The Right Chicken Breed      Compared with a lot of hobbies chicken keeping is remarkably jargon-free. But there

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Chicken Behavior on the Farm and Home

Chicken Behavior   Research on chicken behavior focused on determining which behaviors are instinctive and which are learned. In a study, chicks blindfolded from the onset of hatch until one to three

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