Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: 10 Troubleshooting Tips
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Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: 10 Troubleshooting Tips

If your chickens stopped laying eggs, there is a reason. Figuring out what the reason can sometimes be challenging. But don’t fret, we can figure this out together! Chickens not laying eggs when they’re supposed to be is really, really frustrating. I know, because I’ve been there. From time to time my chickens stopped laying and I had to…

Chicken Tractor Plans Anyone Can Build (Even If You’re Flat Broke)
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Chicken Tractor Plans Anyone Can Build (Even If You’re Flat Broke)

I used to let my hens free range without plans to ever use chicken tractor, thinking I was doing them (and myself) a favor. Great yolks come from a chicken who can eat bugs and all, right? Our hens were allowed to free range because I think a pasture-raised chicken is a healthier chicken. We also originally…

What to Feed your Chickens for Better Tasting Eggs

What to Feed your Chickens for Better Tasting Eggs

What’s better than farm fresh eggs, with bright orange yolks, on toast with homemade butter? Pretty much nothing. So you need to know what to feed your chickens for better tasting eggs… These days, I can’t even compare my hens’ eggs to grocery store eggs. My hens produce wonderful, better tasting eggs with golden/orange yolks that have…

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Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her…

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