Living the Country Life

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A calving, cattle, pasture, equine health and poultry resource for your farm or acreage.
Download the FREE Care Guide. We hope you'll find this general informational guide and resource for the care feeding and health of animals on your small farm or acreage useful and beneficial.
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They may not stand still, and won't know what "say cheese" means, but chickens can be very photogenic creatures. Here are a few reader favorites.
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Keep your chickens happy and healthy by giving them the right feed and supplements.
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Capons are tender and flavorful chickens but you might be surprised to learn how they get that way
A friend invited my husband and I over for dinner one night, and he roasted what we thought was a regular chicken. It was actually a “capon.” I’d never heard of it before, but it...
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These old postcards are so sweet and funny. Enjoy!
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This couple shares tips on raising Chantecler chickens, a cold-hardy breed for both egg and meat production.
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You'll have egg layers without the expense of raising chicks through the summer.
When most people buy chickens, they get them as newly hatched chicks in the spring. The chicks need a warm, dry place to grow until they're old enough to start laying eggs, which can be 18-to-26-...
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Meet some of the cattle, dogs, chickens, and other animals our readers adore. These photos were shared in our online gallery and on our Facebook page.
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Flies are a nuisance around your chicken coop. Follow these tips to help keep flies away from your chickens.
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These three coops have been popular on our site and Pinterest page. Learn more about the stories behind the coops!

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