How Long Do Chickens Live?

People are concerned about the average chicken lifespan for different reasons. If you are a commercial egg-producer, you may ask yourself, “How long do chickens live?,” in order to calculate how many eggs you can expect from a hen over her lifetime. Others have chickens, like myself, just because we love tending to them and …

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Chicken Tractor Ideas: 200+ Pictures

A picture speaks a thousand words.  So here are about 200 pictures of chicken tractors I have collected!  No blueprints, no descriptions, just pictures.  I hope they inspire your own project. A chicken tractor is basically a bottomless cage or pen of some kind.  This is so the chickens can scratch (a chicken’s raison de etre) and eat off of the ground …

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Chicken Keeping Laws & Regulations in the US

We’ve collected the chicken-keeping laws in the United States and put them on this page of TheCityChicken. We will help you find out the chicken laws in your city. ALABAMA Homewood, AL.  A new stronger anti-chicken ordinance passed in March 2008.  Any public nuisance that unreasonably annoys human beings, unsanitary conditions, offensive cackle, cruelty, etc …

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