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Cucumbers and Vinegar. Eat these all the time when I want something crunchy & healthy. I grow my own cukes.

Cucumbers and Vinegar. Eat these all the time when I want something crunchy & healthy. I grow my own cukes.

10 Most Common Diseases In Backyard Chickens: Symptoms And Cure: http://www.mychickencoop.net/10-most-common-diseases-backyard-chickens-symptoms-cure/

10 Most Common Diseases In Backyard Chickens: Symptoms And Cure: http://www.mychickencoop.net/10-most-common-diseases-backyard-chickens-symptoms-cure/

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.

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.

first aid kit for chickens  Lists WHAT to have, WHY to have it. w/ links. FOR MORE INFO ALSO CHECK OUT  http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/517234/medical-treatments-recommended-by-bycers#post_6580204

first aid kit for chickens Lists WHAT to have, WHY to have it. w/ links. FOR MORE INFO ALSO CHECK OUT http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/517234/medical-treatments-recommended-by-bycers#post_6580204

The Chicken Coop Checklist by esperanza  I friggen love this ... makes planning a lot simpler.

The Chicken Coop Checklist by esperanza I friggen love this ... makes planning a lot simpler.

7 Things You Shouldnt Feed Your Chickens. Click for the full list: http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2013/04/7-things-you-shouldnt-feed-your-chickens.html #chickens #homesteading

7 Things You Shouldnt Feed Your Chickens. Click for the full list: http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2013/04/7-things-you-shouldnt-feed-your-chickens.html #chickens #homesteading

for those who can't free range their chickens... I also just read about a neat idea where there are basically 4 runs surrounding the coop so you can rotate your chicken through those areas giving the old ones time to rejuvenate. I like the idea of sowing something other than grass to peck at and trample.

for those who can't free range their chickens... I also just read about a neat idea where there are basically 4 runs surrounding the coop so you can rotate your chicken through those areas giving the old ones time to rejuvenate. I like the idea of sowing something other than grass to peck at and trample.