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Chicken Quarters Blog Archive


Is Your Rooster Experiencing Mating Problems?
If your rooster doesn’t seem interested in mating with his hens, there’s a likely explanation.


The Chickens' New Year’s Resolution To Divert Food Waste
Help your chickens keep their new year’s promise to divert food waste from the kitchen.


Choose The Right Bedding For Your Coop and Run
Select your coop bedding wisely to give your flock a comfortable place to roost, nest and live.


Causes And Treatment Of Splayed Leg
This common chick ailment can easily be remedied with items found in your first-aid kit.


7 Signs You’re Ready To Raise City Chickens
You were born to be an urban chicken keeper. Let me tell you why.


Grain Feed Vs. Feed Made From Grain
If you’re not sure whether to feed your chickens grain or processed feed, let your chickens decide.


The Danger In Heating The Chicken Coop
The temptation to provide supplemental heat to your flock could be fatal. Here’s are some alternatives to keeping your chickens cozy this winter.


Should I Supplement Light In My Coop?
Lighting the coop in winter can be a touchy subject among chicken keepers. Whether you decide to do it or not, give your hens the rest they need.


Can Chickens Get Lonely?
Chicken-to-chicken relationships are critical to the health of your flock—a legitimate reason why you can’t keep just one chicken.


4 Ways To Rekindle Your Love For Chickens
Don’t let your affection for your flock fizzle with the onset of winter. Practice these simple acts of chicken care.


About the Blogger

Rachel Hurd Anger - Chicken Quarters

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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