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My garden needs 3 things to flourish 1. Fertilizer 2. Water 3. Pest control. These are all provided by Ducks in the Garden.
There really could not have been a worse scenario for the first death we experienced in our backyard flock. Prior to owning chickens, I had read and understood the risks – the fact that just about everything eats chicken, that predators fall from...
A Guide to Keeping Chickens Cool in the Summer Source Summer can be a difficult time for keeping chickens, who come with their own year-round...
A quick disclaimer: Please research your county/city ordinances and all applicable tax codes before creating your own backyard sales plan. Every year, they pop up like little beacons of an early spring - you've seen them, in fact, you may even...
Do you ever have that one pesky, mean and bullying hen that disrupts the peace of the flock and pecks on the weakest hens? Mean hens can be a pain, especially when it becomes harmful to your other birds. Some hens go as far as to pecking their...
In a mad frenzy of enthusiasm - that's how we seem to dive into the world of raising chickens. It is so exciting – and scary! For most of us first came the idea, then the research. Questions, answers (sometimes conflicting), ideas and visions...
Eggs failing to hatch can be a disappointing and sometimes costly experience and finding the cause of the problem can and will help prevent future losses.
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Does Chicken Keeping Ever Get Boring? Can or does chicken raising ever get dull? I’ve been at this chicken keeping business for years now. I don’t know about you, but when I first began my journey, it seemed as though I couldn’t learn enough...
Eggs are amazing things. We often take them for granted, but you won't after you read this article!
Tractor or permanent coop? Let's look at the pros and cons of each...
Information on Chicken Eyesight Chicken eyesight is amazing! They can see better in color than humans, can detect and see light and color shades better than humans, have three eyelids, can move each eye independently and have a 300 degree field...
TOP 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING CHICKENS Lots of times when we get excited about things we jump right into them before even considering what is involved. I know I have certainly done that!...
Have a really nifty Big Shed....put a chicken coop in it. Documented many details of that endeavor here.
This article helps in identifying a mite infestation and provides general instructions for how to dust for mites.
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