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Best Backyard Chickens: Choosing the Right Breed

Chickens are the perfect small homestead animal. In fact, they are ideal for the backyard farmer, even those in urban areas. They provide eggs, meat and rich fertilizer for the …

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Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal

The Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) was established in 2000 to support the renewal of rural and regional communities in Australia through partnerships with the private sector, philanthropy …

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Court Finds Steggles Guilty

Court finds chicken companies made false and misleading claims following ACCC action Full press release details on ACCC website 9 July 2013 The Federal Court has found Baiada Poultry Pty …

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AusAID – Fighting Newcastle Disease in East Africa

Like most people, I know that the Australian Government provides foreign aid to less developed countries. Normally I hear about one or two big projects through the news each year, …

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Celebrity Chicken Coopers – Martha Stewart

I’ve been enjoying fresh, organic eggs from my own chickens for many, many years.  I began raising chickens after visiting a commercial egg-laying plant and being rather horrified by the …

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Diatomaceous Earth

Every February the town of Seymour in Victoria hosts the Seymour Alternative Farming Expo (SAFE). I think the original idea for the show was specifically ‘Alternative’, but over the years …

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Organic Matters Foundation

Did you know that McCallum Made Chicken Tractors can be found as far east as Samoa (thanks to Organic Matters)? Well it is true and it’s all because of the …

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And you think dealing with the local Council is hard …..

The City of Milwaukee in the USA has a “Chicken Coop Ordinance” – in order to apply for a licence to have chickens each and every neighbour must complete and …

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