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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Different breeds of chickens lay different colored eggs. For pastel blue, green or pink eggs, consider Easter Eggers or Ameraucanas. Red Stars and Marans are excellent layers of large dark chocolate eggs. No matter the color of the shell, they all taste the same on the inside — good!

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