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Feeding Chicken Scraps To Chickens
If you want to cut down on food waste, feeding chicken scraps to chickens is OK—but it’s not your only option.


5 Ways To Bring The Flock Home To Roost
Keep your chickens safe and sound each night with these tips for getting to bed.


3 Reasons For Decline In Egg Quality
Your chickens go through seasons of change and experience good health and bad health, and this can be evident in the eggs they lay.


The Freshly Laid Rotten Egg
The only thing worse than a rotten egg, is a freshly laid rotten egg from a sick hen you can’t identify.


Preparing The Flock For Hurricanes And Tornadoes
Don’t let severe weather get the best of your chickens. Put these protections in place before an emergency occurs.


6 Expectations For Seasonal Molt
Don’t be alarmed when your chickens start losing their yearly feathers—its startling but normal.


Choosing The Right Chicken Feed
Feed stores offer a handful of different options for meeting your flock’s nutritional needs, and this guide will help you select the correct one.


Botulism Poisoning In Chickens
Chickens can be affected by type C botulism, and if you suspect poisoning in your flock, call your vet immediately.


Have A Rooster Backup Plan
When buying chicks from your local feed store, you don’t always know what you’re going to get—and sometimes the batch includes roosters.


15 Terms Every Chicken Keeper Needs To Know
If you’re going to play the backyard-chicken game, you need to have the lingo down.


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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