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My Simple Solution to Coop Cleanup
Winter is a time to be especially diligent in removing soiled bedding from your coop. Here’s how I get the dreaded chore done quickly.


3 Tips to Keep Chickens Healthy This Winter
Chilly winds and a dormant yard can leave chickens cold and bored in the winter. Here’s what you can do to help keep them active and healthy nonetheless.


Chicken-Neighbor Relationships Take Time
Over the course of four years, we’ve come a long way with our flock—and the neighbors have started to warm up to them.


How to Prevent Parasites in Your Flock
Deter mites and lice from feasting upon your chickens and making them miserable by providing ways for your flock to stay clean and healthy.


2 Warm Meals Chickens Love
Help your flock transition into winter by providing treats that will warm them from the inside out.


3 Reasons for Delayed Egg-Laying
If your young pullets don’t start laying when you think they should, don’t distress. There’s likely a natural explanation.


The Chicken Community is a Great Flock
This blog is a place to grow our chicken-keeping support system, so send me your questions, joys and concerns regarding your flock!


How to Handle Egg Overload
Is your egg collection getting too overwhelming? Use these ideas for using up eggs so they don’t go to waste.


6 Reasons to Keep Urban Chickens
On the fence about raising chickens in the city? Here’s why I think urban chicken-keeping is so great.


Two Flocks, One Coop
As the temperatures drop, my new and old flocks need to quickly learn to live in harmony in order to seek shelter from the cold.


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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