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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.
Chickens need access to water year round, but keeping it from freezing can be a challenge in the winter. Read my best tips!
One of the most-often asked questions we get from readers is how to keep their chickens’ water from freezing in the winter. Chickens need access to unfrozen water every day in order to stay healthy, laying well and alive, so it’s very important to keep their water from freezing… Read Article
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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