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Lice & mites can be a big problem. Learn more about this enemy and how to keep them off your chickens.
Uses for an using Diatomaceous Earth (DE)
Approximately 2% of all chicken eggs has some defect, ranging from minor, barely noticeable faults to downright alarming deformities. So the chances are pretty good that most, if not all flock owners will at some stage find an irregular egg. This...
A chicken that is not provided with adequate enrichment and mental stimulation will be more inclined towards problem behaviors. Feather pecking, bullying, egg eating and even cannibalism are almost always a result of chickens that are confined...
This is where it all began....from a garage we tore down for materials Preasure treated wood on cinder blocks (all from garage tear down) made the floor 8X12 Raising the fist wall (5 foot walls) 2nd Wall (wall w/4 windows) Back wall (2...
I have seen a lot of posts lately about what color(s) a breed lays, So I made a place to find out. Please give me pictures for the chart here: [URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=285854[/URL] BreedEgg Color Pictures Ameraucana...
From Message Board member Kent in WA: "You can make free waterers and feeders for about $4. Check at your local grocery store. If they have a deli or bakery then ask for their buckets. My local Albertsons has all the free buckets you'll ever...
A complete guide to everything "incubation and hatching" including handling shipped eggs.
Hoop coops are known for being relatively inexpensive and easy to build.
If you confine your chickens to a run, you are quite likely to have a mud problem eventually...
The coop was designed to house 6-8 chickens and was created from hours of pouring over BYC coop plans. We wanted a structure that would look at home in our part of the country and had conversion potential if this chicken experiment went off the...
Egg Binding refers to a very serious condition in any female bird that has an egg stuck in the oviduct that she is unable to pass.
Keep pests away from your chicken's food with this amazingly ingenious feeder!
Although many people may say egg eating is impossible to break, and to just cull the hen, in many cases this is not true.
This section provides information about diseases specific to poultry. BYC makes no guarantee as to the validity or effectiveness of any information presented here. DISEASES Avian Pox Bumblefoot Surgery Bumblefoot in your Flock Impacted...
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