Backyard Chickens: Tips for Raising Your Own Egg-laying Hens

Last Updated September 20, 2014
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Ready to go the extra mile to get the freshest eggs? For many home cooks that means going no farther than a chicken coop in the backyard. The USDA refers to this growing movement of fresh-egg enthusiasts as “The Quiet Revolution,” but enjoying the convenience of just-laid eggs for breakfast, lunch and dinner is definitely something to crow about!

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