We lost a chicken this spring, and replaced it with two chicks mid summer so that we can maintain a regular production of eggs.
True free ranging chickens, who are given a high quality feed, lay the best eggs. However, when it comes to finding the next best thing, quality eggs at the store, a consumer is faced with the B.S. egg labeling schemes.
Meet the girls. Here are the chicks, the weather finally permitting, on their first day outside.
Raising Chickens is the first article in the Gardenisto Chickens in Your Garden series by Marlene Rae. Learn how to raise healthy chickens, and benefit from them in your garden.