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Submitted to The Spencer Magnet
The desire for healthier eggs has led to a growing trend of local residents raising their own chickens. However, there are a few legal and practical things you need to know before you jump the coop.
Raising chickens a growing trend in Spencer Co.

 

As concern throughout the nation mounts about hormones and antibiotics in our food, people are turning more and more to locally-grown produce and meat. One way that people can do this is to buy locally grown eggs or keep their own hens to have fresh eggs.

Jennifer Turner, a Spencer County resident, started with about a dozen chickens and learned some best practices along the way.

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