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Why chickens disappear?

 She’s trying to become a mother and she’s hiding somewhere to lay and hatch her eggs. Without proper training on laying in a specific location, a hen will lay an egg anywhere she feels safe. So, you really need to train your hens to lay eggs in their nest boxes. Additional reading: How to Find Where Your Hen Lays Eggs   She’s been taken by a predator The list of poultry predators is long, but there are some common ones to look out for. Depending where you live, […]

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How are chickens useful to humans?

Chickens provide us with nourishment through both meat and eggs. Chickens are great for keeping pests under control in your yard. They also eat whatever household food scraps are provided to them, thus minimizing the amount of food waste. Their manure is an excellent fertilizer for your garden plants after being composted down. Chickens also create sources of income for farm families. Chickens make great pets both for kids and adults. Check out my post on Top 6 Benefits To Raise Chickens In Your Backyard Also, watch […]

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