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Are your hens escaping your yard? You may need to clip their wings. Learn how to safely perform this process and this article.
Before free-ranging your chickens there are some steps you should take to make sure your flock gains the most benefits from free-ranging, that they remain safe, and that they return to the safety of the coop at night.
Should you assist a hatching chick or not? Anxiety at this stage is tremendous for the first timer and they can quickly misinterpret the well being of their chicks and prematurely intervene with disastrous consequences.
Everyone who has a small flock of chickens should raise mealworms, not because chickens need them, but because they love them.
Plans and pics of the Feather Factory
Coccidia are a microscopic parasitic organism that infect poultry when ingested by the chicken.
Why are my hens not laying? Some common causes.
Small chicken coop based off of the recommendations given in Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens
So your kids (or spouse) talked you into chickens. Now, one of the first questions that came up was probably: "How much is this going to cost?" The good news is chickens are really not that expensive to keep.
Using Sand as a floor covering in my coops has been one of the BEST decisions I have made in terms of how to properly care for my chickens; open-air coops is the other.
A gorgeous mobile chicken coop based on the plans in "Raising Chickens for Dummies" Book
We've been amazed at how many common every-day sayings originated from people who owned and raised chickens.
This beautiful coop must be seen and admired. It's definitely a favorite of the community!
Why is ventilation such a big deal? Because chickens are amazing producers of moisture, ammonia and heat, that's why.
Lice & mites can be a big problem. Learn more about this enemy and how to keep them off your chickens.
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