Raising Chickens at Home

A comprehensive guide like this one to purchasing, growing, feeding, and housing chicken is a good thing to have if you've decided to try raising chickens at home.

Chicken house 1
Chicken House #1An excellent, yet easily constructed colony chicken house. This structure may be used as a brooder house as well as a laying house and is most practical for the small operator. Three feet of space should be allowed each mature hen, and a chicken run may be constructed adjoining the house so that the animals may have ample exercise space and sunlight.
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