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La Pine Coop and Garden Tour

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NEW! Chicken Facts!

  • A hen lives an average of 5-7 years but can live up to 20 years. The hen will lay eggs her entire life with production decreasing every year from year one.
  • A rooster will attack anything that he thinks will harm the hens.
  • Laying hens average 245 eggs per year.
  • Molting- annual loss of feathers and growth of new ones.
  • A chicken can travel up to 9 miles per hour.

Commom Chicken Sayings, Idioms, and Other Funny Things We Say

We've been amazed at how many common every-day sayings originated from people who owned and raised chickens. Who would have thought that the lowly chicken was so interwoven into our everyday lives? Click here for some of our favorite chicken sayings.


2012 Winner "Most Breeds"NEW CHICKEN JOKES

JOKE: Why did the chicken cross the basketball court?

She heard the referee calling "FOWLS"!

JOKE: What do you get when you cross a chicken with a guitar?

You get get a chicken that makes music when you pluck it!

JOKE: How does a chicken type on a computer? Hunt and PECK!


Start Your Chicks the Right Way

This issue of Mother Earth News has some great articles, including one on why you must raise your chicks on starter instead of regular feed. (Read more)


How To Raise Backyard Chickens In Your Town - The Basics Of Raising Chickens - Chickens 101

So, you're interested in raising backyard chickens? Congratulations, you've embarked on a fun and exciting journey!

BackYardChickens is FULL of great information. If your question isn't answered in the main pages of the site then we promise there is an answer on our chicken forum.

Learn more about the absolute basics of raising chickens!



Sunset Magazine Features a Central Oregon Coop Tour!

An inspiringly clean chicken coop, the lady looks a little bit like a dude, but is probably still a lady, and an indelicate question: What is going on with our chicken's hindquarters?!


FREE! Murray McMurray Catalog!

Murray Mc

Read about their various breeds, laying chickens and other backyard chicken topics. The Murray McMurray Hatchery website is a wealth of information about chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys and more!



A Great Article from Murray McMurray

How to introduce new chickens into your flock


A Silly Chicken Joke

Q: What is a chicken’s favorite kind of vegetable?
A: An egg-plant!

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