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Getting Started Raising Chickens

BYC is FULL of great information, and this article is a great resource, especially for all the first-time chicken keepers and visitors to BYC!
Eggs are amazing things. We often take them for granted, but you won't after you read this article!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) of raising a flock of BackYard Chickens.
Raising chickens can be an expensive Hobby. But we've got some really great information on how to lower your expenses.
Sometimes, in spite of our efforts to provide a nice clean spot for our feathered friends to deposit the rent in, we'll get a dirty egg or two.
So your kids (or spouse) talked you into chickens. Now, one of the first questions that came up was probably: "How much is this going to cost?" The good news is chickens are really not that...
We've been amazed at how many common every-day sayings originated from people who owned and raised chickens.
Ever wondered what the correct terms are for all the chicken's body parts and plumage?
We decided to ask for tips from our friendly and helpful members on how to take care of our beloved flocks.
One of the many benefits of raising chickens is composting with chickens!
Most people think of chickens as backyard roamers, or maybe the next item on the dinner plate. But there is another way to own chickens, and that way is raising them to be your companion.
Meat chickens are one meat source that can be raised with minimal space, convert feed efficiently, and can be processed at home with not much more than a sharp knife and a big pot.
An illustrated guide to the 9 different comb types
If you are considering whether or not to raise chickens, what the disadvantages of raising them are, as well as the benefits of raising them are, this article could be of much help.

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