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Planning on raising backyard chickens? There's lots to know, but don't worry, we've got you covered. Learn the basics in this "How To Raise Chickens" article!
This is a list of everything you can feed a chicken. Anything on this list is worth a try.
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From a goopy egg to a fuzzy-breathing live (and adorable) baby chick in just 21 days? Learn more about this amazing process!
You're the proud owner of a little "fuzz-butt"... now what do you do to keep it warm, happy, and healthy?
Eggs are amazing things. We often take them for granted, but you won't after you read this article!
The chicken nesting box is where your hen will do her most important work, so make sure it's a place in which she'll feel comfortable.
A simple, secure, and easy-to-use home for any small backyard flock.
Buff Orpington's are one of the favorite breeds of BackYard chicken owners. They are beautiful with a nice personality and winter hardiness.
Many of a start with just a few chickens and then quickly learn that we want to add more to the flock. Here's how to do that properly and safely
Sometimes, in spite of our efforts to provide a nice clean spot for our feathered friends to deposit the rent in, we'll get a dirty egg or two.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) of raising a flock of BackYard Chickens.
Deep Litter Method is basically a method in which you allow your coop litter to build up over a period of time.
The indoor air temperature in your coop is determined by how much heat is coming in from various sources and how much is going out. Learn how to manage a coop in very cold climates.
Are your hens escaping your yard? You may need to clip their wings. Learn how to safely perform this process and this article.
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