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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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Something is killing your chickens, but what?
Anyone who raises chickens has to protect them from predators. But sometimes the unfortunate happens and you're left wondering what got them. Jesse Lyons is an extension poultry specialist at the...
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At the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, animal experts feed more than 3,000 animals on a 1,200-acre working farm every day. Here are some helpful tips they’ve learned over the last 85 years.

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