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Chickens in the woods

Chickens in the woods

Chicken keeping doesn't get much easier than free range chickens with an automatic heated chicken waterer.  Toss four cups of food to the seven hens and a rooster in the morning, collect four eggs that night.  The flock does all the work.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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