GRIT Country Skills Series

FLOCK OWNER OFFERS ADVICE

Here on Haven Homestead, we keep a number of different animals. We have meat rabbits, ducks, a goat, a cat, a dog, and of course, chickens. The one thing that surprised me about the poultry was the differences in anatomy between them and me. There is not much difference between a rabbit and a human on the inside, but chickens and other poultry … they are different!

Before we raised chickens, I had heard of gizzards, but I never really knew what they were; and I could only guess at how eggs were made.

This article is all about caring for your chickens and the specific needs they have

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