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9 essential questions to ask before you decide to raise your own chickens:

9 essential questions to ask before you decide to raise your own chickens:

Raising your own chickens shrinks your diet’s carbon footprint and provides you with fresh, organic eggs. Photo: Flickr/RJL20 Picking up a carton of organic, cage-free eggs at your farmers market can be expensive, but there is another way to get fresh, free-range eggs for your omelets and scrambles: raising your own chickens. Keeping a flock of chickens offers many benefits. Like growing your own fruit and vegetables, raising chickens shrinks your diet’s carbon footprint. Chickens act as natural pest control and fertilizer for your garden, eating bugs and weeds and producing manure. And of course, fresh eggs taste better than store-bought eggs that have traveled long distances to reach the grocery store. But is keeping chickens right for you? From diet and healthcare to housing and climate, here are the most important things you need to know before gathering and raising a ...

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