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Black Copper Marans Egg! The New Chickens are Finally Laying… or at Least One of Them Is | Little Homestead on Cooper Run

The temperature here on the hillside has dropped dramatically the past few days and the forecast predicts that extreme cold is here to stay through the weekend. The skiff of snow that we received on Monday has been packed into a sheet of ice and the gro….

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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 to recognise the signs of […]

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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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