So, you want to keep backyard chickens? Some lessons are painful and expensive to learn by experience, so in the hope of sparing some growing pains for those about to embark on chicken-keeping, I have asked my Facebook fans what they wish they had known before they began keeping chickens. The following are some of their replies and a few of my own.
Things I Wish I Had Known Before Getting Chickens
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Is this the next step? Raising chickens is no longer for the rural farmer. Hobby farming within the boundaries of a residential lot is all the craze, making your morning omelet taste so much better with fresh eggs from the backyard. Most chicken coops take up less room than a toolshed, and although raising chickens may seem overwhelming, daily tasks are easy enough for teens to complete farm, fresh eggs, green doors, raising chickens, chicken coops, urban chicken, backyard, garden, hen
I love the sign on the door
Are Chickens in Your Future? Spring has a way of rejuvenating the soul and enticing us to seek out new life. We plot our gardens with great anticipation, already tasting that first ripe tomato in our minds. We eagerly keep our eyes open for the first robin. We explode with joy as the first daffodil peeks out of the awakening soil. chicken, farm, anim, spring fever, garden, baby chicks, wheelbarrow full, hen, country crafts
From a dozen eggs :)
Tilly's Nest: Heat Stress- Prevent and treat it in your backyard flock.
Tilly's Nest: How to Give a Chicken a Bath~even backyard flocks need a little tending to now and then :)
Tilly's Nest: How to Give a Chicken a Bath
How to Trim a Chicken's Toenails~Step by Step tutorial Good to know, just in case...
A Chicken Safe Place: Easy DIY Instructions- great for injured chicken, integrating new members to the flock, & brooding chicks. backyard chickens
Golden laced cochin hen - she is gorgeous!
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Mite prevention and treatment in backyard chickens