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Our most recent article, as published in the Mt. Democrat newspaper:

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Want Chickens?
By Heidi Napier
UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County

Backyard chickens are becoming more popular as more people discover that fresh eggs make these birds worth the trouble. And they aren’t really that much trouble compared to most livestock and other pets. What else can make eggs out of worms, slugs and insects? And they make good pets and are fun to watch. If you are so inclined, you can even teach your chicken tricks.

 

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