Life With Backyard Chickens

Many urban chicken farmers will eagerly confess that raising small flocks is addictive. Daily interaction with these pets that make breakfast is educational, entertaining and nutritious for the whole family.

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Fine Feathers Make Fine Birds

While this saying refers to people, not chickens, one of the considerations that goes into selecting a pet chicken is the look and color of its plumage. Do you want an all-white flock or chickens that look exotic or ornate? The interesting pattern on the feathers of this Red Sex Link hen is called "penciling."

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