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Here are building plans and a materials list for a backyard coop.
It's as easy as 1, 2, 3... use these instructions to build a coop right in your backyard and start raising chickens. Download our FREE PDF by clicking the link below.
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This Minnesota family saved their farm by going direct to consumers.
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Make sure your birds have the food they need to stay healthy all winter.
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Help hens lay farm fresh eggs by providing comfortable nests and quality feed.
If raising a backyard flock was a treasure hunt, the ultimate prize would be a hen’s first egg. To extend this feeling of exhilaration and help hens produce wholesome, nutritious eggs long-term...
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Nearly 500 students affected by cancellation of classes at poultry teaching and research farm due to the threat of a resurgence of avian influenza.
 The Department of Animal Science is minimizing traffic to the facility located south of campus to safeguard a flock of rare chickens used for research. It is feared that this year’s...
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Here's why they're attracted to it in the first place
I drive a rural road every day to work. I pass by a small farm with free-ranging chickens, and quite often at least one of the birds is right on the edge of the road. I would feel really bad if I hit...
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The heat is hard on everyone, including your animals. They rely on you to help them stay cool when temperatures rise.
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Find out answers to common questions about raising chickens and eggs.
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This family lets the kids do the work and learn the lessons.
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Millions of commercial birds have been infected by avian influenza in 2015. Experts predict 20 million birds destroyed overall as a result of the worst bird flu outbreak to strike the U.S. since the...
What is avian influenza? Avian influenza (AI), or bird flu, refers to a number of viruses that infect birds. The viruses are classified as either low pathogenicity (LPAI), which causes a...

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