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What Do Chickens Eat? So, you are thinking of getting a backyard chicken, but not sure what to feed it. So, what do chickens eat? Chickens eat a variety of different foods, and have nutritional requirements like any other animal. There are many things to consider when feeding a chicken, such as egg quality, keeping […]
How Long Do Chickens Live? This is one of the most commonly asked questions among newcomers to chicken keeping. It’s reasonable to want to know how long chickens live, and it can be difficult to find a clear answer. This is because the lifespan of a hen or rooster varies greatly, and there really isn’t […]
Cochin Chicken Breed, Personality, and Information The Cochin chicken is a popular choice for backyard chicken keepers, and for good reason! Although there are many varieties of Cochins, they are generally great birds to keep in the yard, calm in disposition, and gentle toward children and those who handle them. Learn a bit more about […]
Polish Chicken Breed Information The Polish chicken is a beautiful breed known for its ornate head feathers. With a kind and gentle temperament, decent egg laying, and the looks to be the belle of the ball, the Polish chicken is a favorite among many backyard chicken keepers. Learn a bit more about this breed, and […]
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