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So you want to keep chickens?

Person Author: Pam Thompson Calender June 15, 2012 Posted Tags: , , , , Comment 3 Comments

Once you've made the decisions to keep a few chickens, you have a lot of things to think about before you go out and buy them. The first thing you need to consider is the amount of space you have available to house them. Often, you'll see advertisements for hen houses and coops, and the seller will state that it is for up to X number of birds. Ignore the number as the seller will be operating on getting the buyer to think that the house is spacious. His calculations however will be based on the number of birds which can be crammed together on a perch. You need to be thinking about how to give your birds the best accommodation and not "what is the minimum I can get away with". Over the coming weeks I hope to be able to give the budding poultry keeper information, tips and advice about poult

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