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Find out answers to common questions about raising chickens and eggs.
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If you have a bird outstepping her bounds in the pecking order, you’ll have to step in
Chickens are social animals that enjoy the company of a flock. However, they do form social status relationships and establish a pecking order. It becomes an issue when one hen asserts too much...
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Enjoy these readers-submitted poultry photos. Visit our Share My photo gallery to post yours!
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Radio interview source: Jesse Lyons, Extension Poultry Specialist, University of Missouri Listen here: How to keep hens laying in winter As the hours of daylight decrease in the fall, hens tend...