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Many owners of a backyard chicken coop start with the idea of keeping chickens for eggs, or fattening them up for the pot, but as time goes on, it is easy to become attached to your chickens. With this in mind, you should have the information on what is best for their feeding which should include greens, and quality ‘layers meal’ if you want to get fresh eggs every day from them. Your backyard chicken coop does not have to be huge, but at least with enough room to let your chickens get some exercise. If you want to breed the chickens you have on a small holding, then it is common sense to have a rooster for your hens, with so many hens per bird as well.
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