03 Dec '11, 11pm

Raising Hens at Home | Care2 Healthy Living

Raising Hens at Home | Care2 Healthy Living

You don’t need to be a farmer to have chickens. Keeping chickens for eggs in an urban setting is fun and educational for kids (and adults), provides companionship and access to fresh, nutritious eggs, and can even be useful for gardening . So what are you waiting for? Why do people do it? It is now well-established that chickens allowed to free range and supplement their diets with grasses and bugs produce tastier and nutritionally superior eggs. For instance, a Mother Earth News study in 2007 revealed that, compared to commercial eggs, pastured eggs contain 2/3 more vitamin A, 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids, 3 times more vitamin E, and 7 times more beta carotene. But besides the better quality eggs, there are other good reasons to keep chickens. For instance, Jacob Komisar, a teacher in New Haven, CT, spent over a decade as a vegetarian. He and his wife started keeping ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/raising-hens-at-home.html

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care2.com 03 Dec '11, 11pm

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Psychic Kids | Care2 Healthy Living

Psychic Kids | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 03 Dec '11, 6pm

I was invited a few months back to be a guest on a show that’s on A&E called Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal. I h...

Russian Snow Leopards Photographed | Care2 Healthy Living

Russian Snow Leopards Photographed | Care2 Heal...

care2.com 04 Dec '11, 4pm

For the first time, snow leopards in Russia’s Altai mountains have been photographed. The World Wildlife Fund – Russia, th...

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rescu.com.au 04 Dec '11, 11pm

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10 DIY Holiday Food And Craft Gifts

10 DIY Holiday Food And Craft Gifts

care2.com 04 Dec '11, 5pm

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Next Time Lucky - Book Giveaway! | Care2 Healthy Living: We are giving away a copy of Next Time Lucky: Lessons o...

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care2.com 03 Dec '11, 1pm

We are giving away a copy of Next Time Lucky: Lessons of a Matchmaker by Siggy Buckley! Read this excerpt and leave a comm...

Are Your Secrets Keeping You Stuck? | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 03 Dec '11, 7pm

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care2.com 05 Dec '11, 1am

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Shave, Wax, Sugar or Go Furry? | Care2 Healthy Living

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care2.com 03 Dec '11, 10pm

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eatdrinkbetter.com 04 Dec '11, 9am

With every perishable item you place in your cart, stop and consider how you will use it. The Environmental Protection Age...

Wild Animals Get Website | Care2 Healthy Living

Wild Animals Get Website | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 05 Dec '11, 10pm

The Arizona Game and Fish Department has launched a novel website to map the wildlife and conservation potential of Arizon...

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greentechmedia.com 02 Dec '11, 7pm

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