Raising Chickens – Resources to Get Started

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Are you just getting started with chickens on your small farm? Or maybe you are just looking for a bit of a refresher when it comes to raising chickens.

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Raising Chickens

Where exactly do you start? What do chickens need to be healthy & happy?

There’s so much information out there when it comes to getting started with raising chickens.

I’ve decided to compile all of my chicken raising chicken posts into one blog post. Here, I’m sharing my best tips and tricks for helping you to navigate the world of chickens.

In this post you will find information on raising chickens for beginners, how to protect them from predators, and introducing new chickens to an established flock.

Plus many tips & tricks for keeping your chickens happy and healthy during the various weather seasons.

And What About Those Farm Fresh Eggs?

Here are a few resources to guide you with those amazing farm fresh eggs that your new hens will give you.

Do Farm Fresh Eggs Need to be refrigerated?

What to do with Extra Eggs

Egg Muffin Cups Recipe

Mediterranean Frittata Recipe

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