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Keeping Backyard Chickens AND Neighbors Happy

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Keeping backyard chickens - LivingHomegrown.com

Keeping backyard chickens - LivingHomegrown.com

Living in the city does not mean you can’t have farm fresh eggs.

In fact, in many cities you can legally have your own backyard chickens. And that means those delicious eggs are only a few steps from your backdoor.

Now, it may sound fun and exciting to have backyard chickens. But it is not something to take lightly.

Just like getting a new puppy or other animal, you need to think a few things through to be sure you are fully prepared.

One area of concern most people skip is their neighbors.

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Book Giveaway – Free-Range Chicken Gardens and more!

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New here?  You might want to subscribe to my blog or my newsletter. Thanks for stopping by! In celebration of my blog’s new look and redesign (and the fact...

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So Great To Have Fresh Eggs Again!

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  The "girls" have been back on egg-laying duty for about a month now and I can't tell you how great it is to have these fresh eggs again....

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HexHive – Who Wants To BEE Square in Beekeeping?

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When I attend a show such as the San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, it always takes me a few days to digest all of the wonders I saw...

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When Chickens Make You Breakfast

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This past Saturday, Charlotte (my Polish chicken) made us breakfast. (As she does every morning) I just have to say: There is something so cool about a Saturday morning...

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Behind The Scenes of a Bee Episode

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 A few months back, we filmed a bee episode for Growing a Greener World. I got to spend the day with an incredible bee keeper, Corky Luster of the Ballard...

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Chicken Agility? Are you serious?

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I bet my chicken Charlotte could do this.   Perhaps she needs to go to the chicken camp this summer. I have caught her playing way too many video games...

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Living Homegrown Fresh EGGS!

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I just had to share these beautiful eggs with you today. My girls are working overtime! Yum!

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Amazing! A Double Shelled Egg!

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Ready for a little freak out? About a month ago, my 6 month old chicken Gertie withheld her egg for a few days. No big deal right? When she...

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