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Chooks: The Pluses And Minuses Of Keeping Chooks

Whilst attempting to keep hens can potentially be a fantastic activity for the family, and whilst I personally consider that chickens make wonderful pets, there are some disadvantages to always keeping hens as well as positives.
Whilst trying to keep chooks can potentially be a fantastic activity for the household, and whilst I personally consider that chickens make wonderful pets, there are some negatives to managing hens as well as positives.
Lets think of the possible benefits first. Certainly the most important plus to keeping hens must be all those tasty free range eggs just lying there waiting around that you just collect every afternoon or evening. You’ll find nothing like cooking your own healthy, and delicious …

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Are you raising Chickens? Here’s how to keep them happy and healthy!

Chickens are indeed a wonderful family pet but they are much more besides. By raising chickens you will benefit from scrumptious freshly laid eggs, help with pest control, natural fertilizer and if you wish, a very tasty and healthy meal. But ow can you be sure that your chickens are happy with their lot? Let’s take a look at the ways you can make their life as comfortable as possible with little effort and without breaking the bank!
Feeding your chicken the right food is important. Chickens need a good quality chicken feed, calcium (oyster shells are good for this)) and grit although a lot of chicken will feed will include the calcium and grit. Speak …

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Cheap Chicken Coop Building With a Limited Budget

All around the world people are looking to keep chickens in their backyards. But when just starting out most people encounter the same problem, purchasing a coop to keep their chickens can come at a pretty high cost. The majority of us can’t afford to throw money away in these current difficult times so we are all looking at cheap options for everything – including chicken coops and runs. The good news is that I’ve found a way of building your chicken coop while keeping the costs within any budget. So now for a fraction of the cost of buying a coop you can build your own.
I know what you’re thinking, it’s going to take …

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Large Chicken Coops – How To Choose The Right One!

When you are looking for a large chicken coop, there a several important things to take into consideration,before you decide on a design.By following a few simple steps,you will save yourself a lot of time and money and get to a much quicker result.
Steps For Choosing A Large Chicken Coop.
Step 1: Consider How Many Chickens To Have You will certainly need a large chicken coop if you are going to have more that ten chickens in your coop. This is the one occasion where ‘Size IS Important’, the larger your chicken coop, the more content and comfortable your chickens will be and therefore the more eggs you will obtain.
Step 2: Take Your Climate Into Consideration …

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Building a Chicken Coop – 3 Things You Need to Know

Building a chicken coop can actually be a lot of fun, and is a great activity to share with the kids or grandchildren. However, constructing a quality chicken coop is not as easy as building a wooden box and putting in place some chicken wire. Their are quite a few things that you need to take into consideration to do it the right way, and here are three tips to make sure that you make the best chicken possible to satisfy your needs.
1. First of all a chicken house needs to be well protected from the weather. This means that you are going to need to insulate the coop in order to keep your chickens …

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