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Chickens in your backyard? Absolutely! You don’t have to live on a farm or own lots of acreage to have chickens. People in cities and suburbs all across the country are discovering the fun and benefits of raising their very own flock of chickens right in their yard.

Raising chickens at home is more than just a fad. Due to the economy and rising food costs, the desire to know where your food is coming from, and the growing trend toward natural and organic foods, the backyard chicken keeping movement is growing rapidly. Whether you are looking to raise backyard chickens for eggs or for meat, or whether you just want a few chickens as pets (yep, that’s right, chickens can make great pets too!), there is the right breed of chicken for you.

So come on in and check out our website with pages on all sorts of aspects of chicken care, from building a backyard chicken coop to raising chicks to great backyard chicken breeds, you’re sure to find something of interest!

As you peruse through all the different articles here on Backyard Chicken Keeping, feel free to leave us a comment! Share your thoughts on and/or experiences with raising chickens at home in your backyard in the comments sections on each of the pages. And ask your questions too in the comments sections. We’ll do our best to answer and other readers can join in and share their answers as well!

We hope you enjoy your time here on Backyard Chicken Keeping and don’t forget to come back! We’re working on adding more articles and information on a regular basis.




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