Backyard Chickens 101 — Oldham County Cooperative Extension Blog

Upcoming program in early March on caring for chickens. Space is limited, so contact us to reserve your seat for these free backyard chicken classes. via Backyard Chickens 101 — Oldham County Cooperative Extension Blog

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Poultry Worms — The Garden Smallholder

From time to time your chickens will get worms, and not just the juicy kind they find in the garden. They’ll also get intestinal worms. Icky. Poultry worms are a common occurrence, especially if your flock free range frequently. I realise this is a gross subject, but if you keep chickens then you should learn

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Why vegans should support backyard hens — Permaculture for the People!

First: a disclaimer: I would love to have hens in my backyard (currently prohibited in my city) but if I had hens, I would not eat their eggs. Not because they will become “baby chicks” – they won’t be fertilized without a rooster so there would be no likelihood of that – but because I […]

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On Backyard Chickens: When They Won’t Let You Have Anything Nice — Pajamas, Books, and Chickens

But you will love those little T-Rexes anyway. Because, in addition to tearing up your yard and making sure you don’t have anything nice, those chickens will steal your whole heart. via On Backyard Chickens: When They Won’t Let You Have Anything Nice — Pajamas, Books, and Chickens

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