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Book recommendations for raising chickens

My mom is interested in raising a few chickens and I'd like to send her a few books. Any good recommendations? [more inside]
posted by barchan on Mar 30, 2015 - 12 answers

Help me find EGGSactly what I need!

Small Scale Egg washing solutions for a small coop worth of eggs. (~24 Hens) [more inside]
posted by PlutoniumX on Mar 6, 2012 - 6 answers

Six-legged does an inverse Houdini

[Animals-in-unexpected-places-filter] This morning, preparing breakfast, we found an earwig INSIDE AN EGG. How did it get there? Egg was laid in the past couple of days by one of our chickens in the back yard. Shell was intact. Earwig was dead, somewhat bloated (from being in the egg white for too long I guess). [more inside]
posted by gijsvs on Jul 29, 2011 - 11 answers

Help me pick what kind of chickens to raise!

What is a rare breed of chicken that is a) a good all-purpose chicken, b) relatively docile, and c) would do well in a hot and humid climate? [more inside]
posted by kataclysm on Feb 5, 2010 - 15 answers

How expensive are chickens to raise?

What can I expect (mostly financially) from raising hens as pets? [more inside]
posted by middleclasstool on Oct 21, 2009 - 66 answers

Trying to count her chickens before they hatch.

Posting for a friend who is a teacher planning to hatch some chickens in class: "I'm getting ready to set my eggs in the incubator tomorrow. I candled them tonight and found the shells to be mottled. Is that bad? I am worried. My fourth graders are depending on me!" Pictures here.
posted by artychoke on Apr 27, 2009 - 7 answers

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