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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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The Plight of Free Range Chickens

With a small flock of free range chickens, it's easy to shovel a small area for the chickens to graze. With a larger flock, it's harder to supply adequate space.:

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Chicken Tractors; Free Range Chickens Safely!

Raising your own chickens can be a rewarding experience, but the right chicken coop makes a big difference to the success of your flock.  It's important that your flock is kept safe from predators, that they are warm and dry, and have an enclosed...

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Willow branches were used to make this play house and they rooted and started to produce leaves

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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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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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'Buff Orpington' hens having free range of garden, with protection provided for certain border plants - The Kitchen Garden, Troston, Suffolk

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