How to Raise Backyard Chickens

If anyone is interested in a quick Backyard Chickens Primer, check out my guest article at: ART OF MANLINESS

In this post I cover the basics of getting started with Backyard Chickens, or as I refer to them – My Lovely Lady Lumps.


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Do you raise backyard chickens?  If so, I’d love to know what breed, or if you have a favorite breed?

Remember, it’s not IF but WHEN.


  1. Chris Katzl says:

    Must be careful not to advertise that you raise anything. With the USDA's new found power to classify your backyard chickens and yard garden as a 'farm', you could end up with them on your doorstep….seizing or taxing your property.

    • Todd Browning says:

      I totally agree. The feds are becoming too powerful. They do not trust citizens but look upon us as domestic terrorists, what a sad state this nation is in.

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