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Should I Get Chickens? Pros, Cons and a To-Do Checklist for Hobby Farmers - HomeAdvisorLivestock is not typically what comes to mind when you hear the word "hobby." Gardening? Sure. Pots filled with tomatoes and herbs, raised beds full of greens, and even rows full of corn are commonly found in the backyards of hobby farmers, especially in rural areas.
7 Ways to Get Cleaner Chicken Eggs Raising your own flock of layers is a great way to get fresh eggs, but particularly during wet, mucky weather, the chickens will tend to get their eggs dirty. Here are a few things you can do to minimize that: Put nest boxes in the coop before your hens start laying.
4 Tips for Composting Chicken Manure - Backyard PoultryFor those of you with vegetable and flower beds, or for those of you who just have lawns, I feel it is unnecessary, if not wasteful, to discard poultry manure every week and then also purchase fertilizer. As any poultry owner knows, in addition to companionship and fresh eggs, our birds produce manure.
50+ Surprising Chicken Nesting Box Ideas - Backyard Poultry New flock owners are always on the hunt for creative chicken nesting box ideas, so we asked our Backyard Poultry readers to share their suggestions, pictures, and advice! Take a look at these fun and original nesting boxes, upcycled from items around the house and farm or purchased on the cheap.
Poultry Blips from American History - Backyard Poultry By Doug Ottinger - The history of chickens and other domestic species of poultry has long been an integral part of our American history. From the earliest colonists arriving on sailing ships, frontier settlers, and pet chickens at the White House, we as Americans have always loved poultry.