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Chickens provide free compost, fresh eggs, and are extremely helpful garden assistants by turning up soil, eating insects, and keeping weeds at bay. They’re part of the perfect garden trifecta: fruit and vegetables, chickens, and bees. They’re also wonderful on their own, without bees or dedicated vegetable gardens. So if you have some extra space in […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Photos by author July 2012 will go down as one of the warmest and driest months on record for much of America–including my Southwest Missouri coop. During this epic drought and heat, the importance of providing your flock with access to clean cool water is more critical than ever. Record temperatures, high […]Read more »