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Keeping Chickens and Things That Can Go Wrong

General management The principal routine jobs are providing food and water, cleaning out and, in due course, collecting the eggs. You can expect the first eggs when the pullets are about 23 weeks old if you buy the type of … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Chicken Supplies: Nest Boxes and Feeders

Chicken Supplies Equipment Apart from the house and run, nest-boxes, feeders and drinkers are the main items of equipment. They can be bought new or second-hand, or you can make them yourself. Nest-boxes A hen’s instinct is to lay its … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Self Sufficient Living: Poultry and Bee-Keeping

Producing eggs and honey in your garden Poultry and bees bring anew dimension to garden food production and self-sufficiency. Both form the basis for fascinating hobbies, while really fresh eggs and home produced honey provide a welcome change for your … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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