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Would You Rent A Chicken?

Well, this is pretty clever. If you're enticed by the idea of having fresh eggs straight from the backyard, but are not sure if you're ready to commit, RentTheChicken.com lets you rent some chickens! …

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The Trouble with Backyard Chickens

The backyard chicken movement is gaining a lot of momentum, but those home-grown hens may not be as humane as you think. When you compare your backyard hens to the horrific images we see of factory…

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What is an Egg to a Chicken?

Chickens, like all animals, have a language unique to their species. Each sequence of sounds that they chirp, cluck and crow has a social, emotional or personal meaning. And if you spend enough time a…

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A Quick Guide to Raising Backyard Chickens

Photo: Kippen House coops are handmade and feature living roof gardens. They're available in the Seattle area. Have you ever considered raising backyard chickens? Whether you live in a rural area, …

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Raising Hens at Home

By Jordan Laio, Networx You don't need to be a farmer to have chickens. Keeping chickens for eggs in an urban setting is fun and educational for kids (and adults), provides companionship and acces…

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A Cool Tool for Choosing Backyard Chicken Breeds

As more people seek fresh, more healthful food and a sense of self-sufficiency, interest in keeping backyard chickens is growing. Chickens are the perfect "gateway" livestock, often showing would-b…

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The Magic of Chickens

If Harvey Ussery were stranded on a desert island and could bring only one thing, he would bring a flock of chickens. "They would feed themselves by foraging over the island, keep me supplied with eg…

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The Joy of Hobby Farming

Laugh, learn and listen to the Green Divas Radio Show & Podcast! BIG news about the Green Divas Radio Show -- We are moving the live show to a new studio and now we'll be streaming live, podcas…

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Singing with Goats and Urban Homesteading

Laugh, learn and listen to the Green Divas Radio Show & Podcast! Our guest Green Diva, Barbara Taylor did an awesome job - not that we took it easy on her with a light schedule or anything . . …

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Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

by Lucy Stone, Networx Building a backyard chicken coop is one of the best investments you'll ever make. Not only will it allow you to produce fresh, self-sustaining organic eggs everyday, but t…

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Very different idea for a fundraiser lol

Thanks for sharing.

You could use it after the word "uncle" and pretend you're Mike Huckabee.