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Lifestyle
by JStrout
6 years ago
Eight Fun Facts About Chicken Eggs

We eat them all the time, but how much do you know about that little ball of deliciousness that comes wrapped in it’s own sturdy package?  You probably are aware that eggs are an excellent source of cheap protein, and you might know that they have not been shown to raise cholesterol, but what about the fun stuff?  Here are some interesting facts that you may, or may not know about the simple egg.

Pets & Animals
by JStrout
6 years ago
Giving chicks to a Broody Hen to Raise

The easiest way to raise chicks is to have another chicken do the work. Given your chicks to a broody hen usually works as long as you take it slowly and pay attention to what's going on.

Lifestyle
by JStrout
6 years ago
Things to Know about Choosing Farm Fresh Eggs

There are many benefits to choosing local farm fresh eggs.  Here are a few things that you may not expect if you are used to store eggs only.

Pets & Animals
by JStrout
6 years ago
Keeping Backyard Chickens

If you love the idea of going outside in the morning and grabbing fresh eggs for breakfast, then backyard chickens just might be for you.  With the increase in popularity over the last few years, supplies are easier than ever to come by, and almost everyone knows someone with...

Pets & Animals
by JStrout
6 years ago
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Why Does my Rooster Crow All Day Long?

A rooster can crow almost continuously, but he has some very good ideas for doing so. Try to see things from his perspective.

Pets & Animals
by JStrout
6 years ago
A Chicken Raising Turkeys

Using a broody hen to raise turkeys takes a very special chicken. Here's a story of a little silkie determined to take care of anything with feathers.

Pets & Animals
by JStrout
6 years ago
Backyard Chicken Emergencies

If you raise chickens in your back yard, or small farm, you'll end up doing a lot of the treatment yourself. Here are a few things I've learned over the last few years.

Pets & Animals
by JStrout
6 years ago
Wrapping a Chicken for Treatment

Sometime you need to deal with an injured chicken, and the best way to do that is to have her calm and wrapped in a towel with the injured part visible.

Lifestyle
by JStrout
6 years ago
Processing a Chicken

When you decide to keep backyard chickens, you accept the fact that one possible way for them to end their lives is in your hands. Here is description of how to take your hen from living bird to dinner prep.

Lifestyle
by JStrout
6 years ago
Egg Yolk Recipes

If you make a lovely meringue, what are you supposed to do with all those leftover yolks? Here are some recipes that use only egg yolks in a variety of ways.

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