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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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Happy Hens: A Light-Filled Chicken Chapel

Studio North in Norwich, Vermont, offers students from around the country an opportunity to engage with the rural landscape and to imagine, develop and construct inventive design solutions. This year …

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Historic Agreement for More Humane Egg Production

By Jennifer Mishler, ecorazzi Animal lovers, rejoice! An agreement has been made between United Egg Producers (UEP) and several organizations to improve the treatment of egg-laying hens in the f…

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Chickens Have Empathy?

Researchers at the University of Bristol have found that domestic hens clearly display that they are aware of distress in their chicks, and respond in a way that shows they are in sync with the chicks…

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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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Egg-Tastic: California Sets the Standard

In 2003 a San Diego County, California, egg producer was investigated by the county's Animal Services Department because a neighbor saw his workers emptying bucketfuls of squirming hens (hens who had …

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Love Your Pet! (slideshow)

Love Your Pet Day is one of those holidays that seems a little superfluous, because really, who doesn't love, cherish, adore and worship their pet?! Yet, February 20th is the official Love Your Pet …

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Last Chance! Submit Your Pet Photos!

Calling all pets in seasonal poses, holiday costumes, and festive photos! Cats in Santa hats, dogs with bows - even ducks, hamsters and hairless rats in holiday poses! We've received loads of seaso…

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