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Cracking the Code to Raising Hens

Eggs are top of mind even more than usual these days. In a special Life on the Farm column that anticipates high Easter demand, Abby Sickler talks truth about raising healthy hens Mother Nature’s way.

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Abigail Sickler, of Hidden Creek Farm in Stow Creek, spends her days chasing her three kids, raising livestock and watching her crops grow – all the while managing Hidden Creek’s on-site farm store. She holds a bachelor of science degree in agriculture and spent her previous corporate life working compliance in the petroleum industry. More information on her farm can be found at


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