Chicken Keeping

Raising Chickens

What’s All the Cluck About? Reasons to Raise Backyard Chickens

Even before the so-called free-range or organic eggs in the grocery store hit $4 a dozen, thousands of people around the country were discovering the benefits of raising their own backyard chickens. Besides the obvious benefit of a regular supply of eggs, here are eight benefits of starting your own backyard flock. Eggs from well-tended …

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Do raccoons eat chickens?

Want to know what killed your chicken? Do raccoons eat chickens? Well, the short answers is YES. Raccoons are very stealthy animals, they hunt in the middle of the night. They want “easy” food. Also, they are more prone to raiding a trash bag. Raccoons are opportunists. They eat pretty much everything, and on occasion, …

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