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Limited Free Range Chickens: 12 Tips to Balance Freedom & Safety -

The idea of true free range chickens is great, but in reality it's dangerous. To balance freedom and safety, we use a modified free range system which we describe in detail, along with tips on fencing, layout and location of chicken yard, providing cover, choosing appropriate chicken breeds, etc., so that you can develop your own limited free range system.

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Save your Back and Your Money: Make an Automatic Waterer for your Free Ranging Chickens

These easy, cheap to build waterers save both your back and time and are easy to clean. Our design is shown and list of materials. Self-filling, they make less work and give the chickens fresh water all day long, find out how.

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Apple trees are a recommended addition to a chicken garden, providing both food and shelter. Photo by Kate Baldwin. (from Free-Range Chicken Gardens by Jessi Bloom)

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12 Perennials to Plant for Free Chicken Food

What Came First The Boneless Chicken Wings or The Rat? These wings have the bone in and to me makes them much easier to see that they are chicken, or at least a

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How do you get your new chickens to free range during the day yet come back to the coop each night to be locked securely from predators? Read On! #TaylorMadeRanch:

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Free-Range Chicken Gardens by Jessi Bloom {I just checked this book out from the library and it is full of innovative and creative ideas for sharing your garden with your chickens}

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11+ Tips for Predator-proofing Chickens

A free-range flock is at higher risk of predation than confined birds. Providing natural and artificial cover in the form of bushes, boxes, branches will provide a degree of security and safe-haven when predators are detected.

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