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Chicken Keeping

  • 11 Reasons to Keep Backyard Chickens

    Need a good reason to bite the bullet and build the backyard coop? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

  • 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.

  • 4 Places to Buy Backyard Chickens

    If you’re ready to keep chickens or want to add more birds to your flock, here are some of our favorite places to get them.

  • 5 Daily Chicken Activities

    Your backyard chickens have a life of their own. Watch closely to see your chickens’ daily routine in action.

  • 5 Funky Eggs You Can Still Eat

    The eggs found in your backyard coop aren’t always as perfectly formed as the ones in the farmers’ market carton. Discover what’s causes these egg oddities.

  • 5 Urban Farming Laws That Need to Change—Now!

    These city ordinances might sound ridiculous to urban farmers' ears, but they’re causing huge problems for city-based food producers.

  • 5 Ways To Talk To Your HOA About Keeping Chickens

    If your city allows chicken-keeping but your neighborhood doesn’t, take proactive steps in making your backyard dream flock a reality.

  • 6 Farm Animals Perfect For City Living

    Whether you want to keep urban farm animals as a hobby or to make some extra cash, these are the ones you need to consider.

  • 6 Reasons to Think Twice About Urban Pigs

    The idea of home-raised bacon might seem like a dream come true, but are you up for the reality of raising pigs in the city?

  • 6 Ways to Banish Rodents from the Coop

    A mouse in the coop is never a pleasant find. Keep the flock a hens-only club with these deterrent tips.


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