Monthly Archives: May 2018

10 Common Predators that Want to Eat Your Chickens (and what to do about them)

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Protecting your flock from potential predators is a crucial aspect of owning and raising chickens. Due to the immobility and somewhat docile nature of chickens, they serve as easy prey for a number of predators, including some that you may not immediately suspect. To better protect your chickens, it’s important to understand what you’re protecting […]

6 Factors to Consider Before Raising Backyard Chickens

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People raise backyard chickens for a variety of reasons. Whether you’re interested in filling a coop for egg production or raising a small flock as pets, there are a few things you should know before you make the commitment to turn a portion of your yard into farmland. 1. You will have many chicken breeds […]