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Rhode Island Reds are one of the most popular breeds of backyard laying hens. They produce brown eggs and can be raised in free-ranging systems or in a coop. The bigger the breed the more eggs layed.
—LSU AgCenter/Chris Dunaway

Preparations important for raising chickens

BATON ROUGE — With extra time at home, many people have begun raising chickens for the first time, while others are considering this rapidly burgeoning hobby.

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