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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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Choosing Chicken Breeds: Chicken Keeping Course

  Choosing your poultry stock The best birds for garden egg production are the several crossbreeds and hybrids that combine the virtues of hardiness and docility with high egg yields. Rhode Island Reds crossed with Plymouth Rocks or Light Sussex … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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Keeping Chickens in Your Backyard or Garden

Keeping poultry Though ‘keeping a few chickens’ is generally regarded as the prerogative of country dwellers, they can, in fact, be kept in the smallest of town gardens. Well-kept poultry units will neither smell unpleasant nor attract rats, and so … Continue reading

15. June 2011 by admin
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