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History of the
BackYard Chickens website
Back in 1999 a few baby
chicks were brought home from a kindergarten class. Similar to
the experience of hundreds of thousands of other children and
their families, what started out as a fun project turned into a
hobby and then into an obsession! BackYardChickens is the
result of years of collective learning and fun rolled up into
the best resource for raising your own backyard flock.
Over the past few years there has been a resurgence in people
who want to be more “green”, more self-sufficient, and take part
in the “grow local” movement. A handful of egg-laying hens in a
relatively small yard allows people to participate in these
trends without having to move or change their lifestyle.
BackYardChickens.com promotes the green, self-sufficient,
and grow-local movements by educating people on how to raise
Rats, mice and your chickens :
5 easy ways to make sure they don't mix.
Rats and mice - the very words send shivers down the spine, and
having them in your chicken coop is that last thing you want.
But unless you take some sensible, simple precautions, make no
mistake - they will come. It happens to the best of us - ask me
how I know.
This article uses my own experience with an infestation of rats
(and the odd mouse) to share with you the most effective ways of
keeping them away from your chickens, and looks at some less