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5 Benefits Of Keeping Chickens

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5 Benefits Of Keeping Chickens

If you have made the decision to start raising your own chickens or are already raising your flock, you are probably already aware of some of the benefits but here is a list of 5 benefits to keeping backyard chickens. Home-Kept Eggs Are Healthier. Studies done by Mother Earth News suggests that home grown eggs contain: • 1/3 less cholesterol • 1/4 less saturated fat • 2/3 more vitamin A • 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids • 3 times more vitamin E • 7 times more beta carotene There's a consensus among backyard chicken owners that the eggs their...

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Raising Chickens in The Hot Sun

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Raising Chickens in The Hot Sun

Heat can be lethal to chickens, so providing water, food and shelter that keeps them cool is essential. Here's what to do (and what not to do) when raising chickens in the hot sun.

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Raising Chickens in the Rain

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Raising Chickens in the Rain

Even though most breeds of chicken are hardy enough to withstand light rain, here are a few pointers for keeping your chickens healthy in the rain and undesirable weather conditions.

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Raising Backyard Chickens 101 - This Movement Is No Yolk

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Raising Backyard Chickens 101 - This Movement Is No Yolk

Raising backyard chickens is growing in popularity, whether you live in a rural area, populated suburban neighborhood or busy city.

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