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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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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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Tips for Using Fresh Eggs in the Kitchen & 12 Delicious Egg Recipes

Early spring to late fall is the most glorious time to be a chicken keeper, because it means eggs, lots and lots of eggs, coming from your backyard flock. But, what do you do with all those eggs? We’ve gathered a huge assortment of recipes that use a lot of eggs just for you, along …

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