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What came first, the chicken or the egg? Although this issue won’t answer that age-old question, the Grit Guide to Backyard Chickens, 10th Edition, will answer most of your chicken-related questions! Whether you’ve had chickens for years or are only thinking about getting some, this special issue will answer your questions! Inside, you’ll learn how to choose the right chickens, feed your chickens a nutritional diet, get the best egg production out of your flock, and more!

Whether you only have one chicken in the suburbs or keep a flock in the country, the articles inside this 96-page issue will help you keep your feathered friends healthy and safe – and produce delicious eggs!

Articles included are:

  • 5 Gentle Chicken Breeds – Experienced chicken keeper recommends calm, friendly chicken breeds perfect for children on the autism spectrum.
  • Why Raise Heritage Livestock? – Such breeds connect us with our past and often can bring various benefits to the farm.
  • Chickens Looking a Little Naked? – Don’t worry; it’s a natural process called molt.
  • Ironclad Coop Defense – Take the time to add measures to protect your flock from any type of predator.
  • And more!

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