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4 Ways to Beat Mites Naturally
Avoid pest treatments intended for household pets, and turn to these natural remedies to keep your flock mite-free.


Give Your Flock Space to Bathe
Help your hens’ hygiene by providing a dust-bath space solely dedicated to let them clean up and get some R&R.


Easy-to-Peel Fresh Hard-Boiled Eggs
Clean the shell off your Easter eggs without the hassle using this simple preparation method.


5 Ways Chickens Are Entertaining
With chickens’ ornery, often vocal ways, there’s never a dull moment when you keep an urban flock.


4 Tips For Selling Backyard Eggs
If you have an egg surplus from your backyard flock, consider expanding your market beyond friends and family.


6 Things Everyone Should Know About Chickens
I’m always surprised at what non-chicken-keepers don’t know about chickens, and I’m happy to set them straight.


Are Cats a Danger to My Flock?
Before your consider an outdoor or stray cat a threat to your chickens, consider its size and motive first.


Feeling Cooped Up
When winter storms hit this Kentucky urban farm, even the chickens came down with a case of cabin fever


Safety Check: 4 Water Sources for Your Chickens
Rest assured, you’ll keep your flock healthy and hydrated by quenching their thirst with one of these water sources.


How to Store Backyard Eggs
Washing eggs removes the membrane that protects it from contamination, so how you store your eggs will depend on whether you wash them.


About the Blogger

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Rachel Hurd Anger
Metropolitan living often means big dreams are short on space. On a small lot in Louisville, Ky., writer Rachel Hurd Anger is raising chickens, a rescue dog, two cats, and a family. Tales of her self-sustaining great-grandmothers awakened her inner chicken farmer, and now, her small flock charms her small space, as only they can do.


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