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Top 20 Black And White Chicken Breeds For Backyard

Black chicken breeds

Black and white chicken breeds are very striking in their appearance. Their solid white or solid black feathers, or combination of black and white, make for a stunning display in your backyard. Interestingly, some chicken breeds with black feathers have white meat while certain breeds with white feathers have black meat. The blackest of the black have black bone and …

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10 Small Chicken Breeds Great For Mini Backyard Area

Small Chicken Breeds-min

Small chicken breeds are ideal for raising in small backyards. With many homeowners or renters only having a mini backyard area, scaling back on the size of the animals that live in the backyard will allow you more livestock in a smaller space. Some small chicken breeds will produce eggs abundantly, some will only lay an occasional egg and some …

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12 Homemade Feed Recipes-Give Your Chickens An Organic Diet

If you have chickens at some point your thoughts should turn to homemade chicken feed. Chickens are healthiest and happiest when allowed to free-range and forage for worms, bugs and greens. You will have to supplement their foraging however, especially in the winter months. You do not have to resort to a bought feed, however. These ‘junk food’ pellets can …

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10 DIY Chick Brooder-Keep Baby Chicks Safe And Warm

DIY Chick Brooder

Building a DIY Chick Brooder is easier and cheaper than you might imagine. So if you are considering increasing your flock, or getting started with keeping chickens, here are ten ways you can build a homemade chicken brooder and do just that: 1- Plastic Box Chick Brooder This chick brooder is made with an opaque plastic storage container of the …

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10 Free Pallet Chicken Coop Plans You Can Build in a Weekend

Save time and money by building a pallet chicken coop using one of these ideas to provide your brood with a safe place to live. Stylish and eco-friendly, you can build your own chicken coop with recycled wood pallets in just one weekend and start enjoying fresh, organic eggs within days. Look through these 10 free chicken coop plans and get started …

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20+ Homemade Incubators For Hatching Chicken Eggs

Homemade Egg Incubator

A homemade incubator will enable you to hatch the number of eggs you want, when you want.Hens are not always broody and sometimes will not sit on the eggs so they can hatch into a brood of little chicks. A simple DIY incubator can help solve this problem and keep your backyard farm going strong with a steady supply of …

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