Tag Archives: Poultry

Free Range Chickens

When I embarked upon this chicken-keeping venture last year I fully intended to let them free-range in my yard.  It’s so much better for them to forage for food and have the freedom to run around and pursue their chicken … Continue reading

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Happy Hens = Many Eggs!

If, as they say, happy hens lay more eggs, then my girls must be joyous!  Egg production has ramped up considerably, today I got 6 (from 6 hens).  Can’t expect any better than that! I recently screwed up my courage … Continue reading

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Egg Farming

My New Garden Project for 2011 is almost complete!  I’m working on improving my food security, and to that end I decided a few chickens would be just the ticket, providing my family with fresh eggs and manure for my … Continue reading

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