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Domuvore: add it to your vocabulary!

I remember traveling to Cuba on behalf of the Ontario government in the early 1990’s. This was an agriculture mission, working with the Cuban government on strategies for improving poultry, swine and dairy production. The experience was tremendous, as I realized the beauty of the country, the diverse culture, and the respect and appreciation the …

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A word on standards…

As fun, rewarding, and interesting as raising your own chickens can be, it’s also work! Great and worthwhile work, but work nonetheless. Paying attention to the details while raising chickens in their environment is really important. Being a chicken manager isn’t the easiest or hardest thing you’ll ever do, but it’s worth it! It is …

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Chickens at home: it’s for your family!

One of the most rewarding experiences a parent can share with their child is to help them learn life lessons by raising an animal. Unlike a domestic pet, exposure to chickens can teach lessons of health, environmental awareness, and food consciousness. My children learned discipline through the daily chores associated with our farm animals including …

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Chickens at home: it’s for the environment!

Living sustainably or living “green” means to live in such a way that you reduce your personal impact on the environment. One easy way to decrease your carbon footprint is to eliminate your need to go anywhere but your backyard for the eggs, vegetables and herbs that you eat! Here at iChicken, we support the …

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