How do chickens digest food? How does the chicken digestive system differ from a human’s? Learn how a hen’s feed and nutrition becomes an egg.
by Patrick Biggs, Ph.d
When the dinner bell rings for a backyard flock, the hens come running. There’s nothing like a complete, balanced layer feed. But what happens after your chickens are finished pecking away at the feeder? Read Article
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Choosing The Right Chicken Feed
by Rachel Hurd Anger | Chicken Quarters
Chicken feed is formulated to provide balanced nutrition based on the bird’s purpose. While each brand is nutritionally similar, each company produces its own proprietary blend, so each will use different ratios of similar ingredients to meet general nutrition guidelines. Read Article
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Rachel Hurd Anger | Chicken Quarters
Metropolitan living often means big dreams are short on space. On a small lot in Louisville, Ky., writer Rachel Hurd Anger is raising chickens, a rescue dog, two cats, and a family. Tales of her self-sustaining great- grandmothers awakened her inner chicken farmer, and now, her small flock charms her small space, as only they can do.
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