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Where can you Buy Chickens? 4 Options for Starting your Flock

If you’ve decided that raising chickens is right for you, the next big step is buying chicks! But where can you buy chickens? It’s not like they sell them at the local pet store! There are many different places to buy chickens, and pros and cons to each place. We’ll cover all of them so …

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Everything you Need to Start Raising Chicks

You’ll probably read more about chicken care in your first three weeks than you will ever again. Bringing home a batch of baby chicks is scary and exciting all at once. You want to learn everything you can to start raising chicks the right way. Take a deep breath, we’ll guide you through exactly what …

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How to test eggs for Freshness, Fertility and Meat/Blood Spots

Have you ever pulled an egg out of the fridge and wondered how fresh is it? What’s inside? Is it fertilized? How can I tell if it’s okay to use? We certainly have, so we’re here to share several ways to test eggs for freshness, fertility, and surprises. Let’s take a look at some of …

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Top Ten Heat Tolerant Chicken Breeds

As a flock owner, there are many factors to take into account when choosing which chicken breeds to have in your flock. One of those factors is your climate. If you live in an area that consistently sees high temperatures in the summer, you’ll need heat tolerant chicken breeds for your flock! Most breeds of chickens do …

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