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Chickens come home to roost in city-dwellers' backyardsMichael Hughes shook a bag of dried meal worms, then crouched to reveal several worms in his right hand.Immediately three pair of feet scurried over the grass to him, excitedly awaiting to peck the treats out of his hand.This is Hughes' daily routine after a long day at work: being greeted by three hens - one brown, one black and one speckled - in his backyard.But the scene isn't playing out in rural Ohio.
A local chicken breeder explains why chickens can be your petsLinda Penning crouches in the dry grass and extends her hand toward the fence. The pen is spacious, with a board propped up on one side for some extra shade. As soon as her hand reaches the fence, a flock of chickens rushes up, peeping and chirping, as if to greet their mother.
How to Build a Chicken Coop: The Essentials | The Tiny LifeAre you just starting out with chickens on your farmland or homestead? Chickens need a place to safely live, sleep, and lay eggs. Here is your beginner's guide on how to build a chicken coop, including all the essential factors like food & water needs, nesting boxes, and more.
Composting Grass Clippings in the Garden and Coop - Backyard PoultryComposting grass clippings is a great way to save money and make use of all your available resources. One of my favorite gardening tips is to use grass clippings in your gardens! If you have a lawn and it gets mowed, then you have grass clippings.
Composting Grass Clippings in the Garden and Coop - Backyard Poultry Composting grass clippings is a great way to save money and make use of all your available resources. One of my favorite gardening tips is to use grass clippings in your gardens! If you have a lawn and it gets mowed, then you have grass clippings.
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