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This blog is a resource site for backyard chicken keepers. We are a small hobby farm in the Sonoran Desert dedicated to raising happy healthy standard & bantam laying hens.
The primary reason for keeping chickens varies from household to household. But for most, keeping a few backyard hens for a daily supply of fresh eggs is preferred over raising meat birds.
Maybe you’re looking for pest & weed control, or want your very own fertilizer machine for your garden. Whatever your reason, we are here to help you raise a happy healthy flock from brooder to coop, and beyond.
Most roosters are not aggressive towards people, but when one is, what is a backyard chicken keeper to do? Continue Reading
by Kathy Mormino, The Chicken Chick®
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Content Contributor: The Happy Chicken Coop
Heating the coop has always been a source of endless discussion among chicken folk. Old timers will tell you that you don’t have to heat the coop. However, there are occasions when heat is appropriate. Read Article 5 Different Types of Chicken Coop Heaters & Our Favorite
by Backyard Chicken Project
Finding the perfect chicken names for your flock can be quite a daunting task. There are so many names to choose from, how do you pick one that perfectly reflects that little ball of fluff? Continue Reading