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More people keeping their own chickens for lifestyle sustainability

Keeping egg laying chickens is more poplar on lifestyle blocks. A movement to keeping chickens in backyards is growing around the county. In the early 1900s, about half of New Zealand households had hens in their backyards. After a lull in chicken and egg producing, a swing back to it has appeared – particularly on lifestyle blocks. Investigations into cage-laid eggs being ... Read More »