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At What Age Do Chickens Start Laying Eggs?

by admin on July 31, 2012

Most people based this on the chickens actions whether they are about to lay and egg or not.But this is when actually the chicken lays their egg based on the overall average. Lighter pullet breeds will start to lay eggs anytime from 3-6 months. These kinds of chicken are being bred for a higher rate […]

Essential Features of a Chicken House

by admin on July 11, 2012

How many square feet of space does each chicken need inside the chicken coop? Having an outdoor chicken yard is highly recommended but if you are unable to provide one, you will need at least 5-8 square feet per chicken inside the coop for a small flock. Larger breeds will need more space than smaller […]

There are many advantages to owning your own chickens.  Farm fresh eggs are healthier, tastier, and readily available from your own back yard.  Meat birds are fast growing, take little space to raise and are fairly inexpensive for the resulting outcome in food production.  Raising your own chickens means you get to decide what goes […]