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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.


5 Reasons You’ll Love Raising Chickens
Chicken keeping will change your life—for better, not worse.


Is It OK To Mate A Chicken With Its Offspring?
While you can breed your chickens with their offspring in the short term, diversity is a must in the long term.


4 People Who Judge Your Urban Chickens
As backyard chicken keepers, we gain a lot of attention for our flocks—some good and others a bit more challenging.


Can Chickens Taste Hot Peppers?
Chicken lore tells us hot peppers makes hens lay, while other birds have visible reactions to capsaicin. Here’s the real deal on chickens and your garden-grown peppers.


What To Do When Chicken Cages Are City Law
Even if your city laws don’t prioritize quality chicken care, you need to before you decide to start a flock.


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.


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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