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by Rebecca Nickols ~ the garden-roof coop One of the many things I have enjoyed about writing for Community Chickens is getting to share the stories of many of our readers. Some are just undertaking a backyard flock, others are experienced farmers and a few of the Community followers are still in the dreaming and planning […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Snakes and Chickens – probably not a good combination… However, not every snake is venomous and most snakes are not even considered a threat to you or your flock. In my state (Missouri) there are 47 different species of snakes; only five of which are venomous: the copperhead, cottonmouth and 3 different species […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Photos by author Every devoted chicken keeper knows there are times when you wonder if your friends really want to listen to your tales of how wonderful it is to have backyard chickens, but Community Chickens understands how endearing and full of personality a chicken can be! If you were looking for a way […]Read more »
by Guest Blogger Jenna Woginrich Photos by author If you’re new to raising chickens, you might be a little intimidated setting up house for your new flock. After all, this is a big step. Chickens aren’t just pets: They’re livestock. That word seems to carry a sense of import not bestowed on our humble cats […]Read more »