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Chicken Quarters Blog Archive

07/01/2015   

It’s Brooding Season
Broodiness is a natural instinct in hens—so while there’s no need to worry, you should be aware.

06/17/2015   

My Hens Are Laying Fewer Eggs—What Should I Do?
Don’t be alarmed if your chickens’ egg counts dropped. Here are seven reasons egg-laying can diminish.

06/09/2015   

3 Scenarios Where Backyard Roosters Won’t Work
Roosters can be feisty creatures—and sometimes in a small backyard flock, they can be hard to manage.

06/03/2015   

Moving? 6 Ways to a Fresh Start In an Existing Coop
Protect your chickens during moving day by cleaning out their new home so leftover pests and diseases from the former tenants don’t make them sick.

05/27/2015   

Chickens Won’t Eat Everything …
Despite their voracious appetites, there’s a short list of things that your masters of pest control will not eat. Top of the list: ants.

05/20/2015   

7 Culprits of Weak-Shelled Eggs
Every now and then, you get a bad egg—or a weak one. Here’s why your chickens’ egg shells might be a bit thin.

05/14/2015   

Gardening with Chickens
Keeping chickens contained to where you need their garden "help” takes some strategic planning.

05/06/2015   

3 Reasons to Stop Using Chicken Wire
For the safety of your flock, do not use chicken wire in your coop design as a way to keep predators out or chickens in.

04/29/2015   

5 Ways to Spruce Up an Aging Coop
Giving your coop added curb appeal will make your chickens happy and satisfy your desire to beautify your backyard.

04/22/2015   

Save Money On Chicken Feed This Spring
Free-range your chickens or offer them other dietary options once the weather warms to limit their feed intake—and costly feed bills.

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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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