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i got this duckling from my local tractor supply store and was wondering what breed it was.
so I’ve been doing loads of research about starting a chickens business. My ideas were sell eggs, chicks, and pullets around my city, I’ve cracked the numbers down for all the costs and income and...
Most people immediately associate chickens with eggs. And yes, this is one of the main purposes of most chicken breeds, but they give us so many more things along with eggs that you might not...
Many people think treats are BAD for chickens and that you should not feed them to your flock but treats are not bad for your chickens as long as you don't feed them to much hear are some treats...
Chinese Geese The Chinese breed is a descendant of the wild swan goose, like it's cousin, the African. It is a very good duel purpose breed, as well as an excellent guard animal. Today, Chinese...
Tired of food all over your coop and run? This simple no-waste feeder can fix your problem without extra cost and hassle!
When nature gives you aggressive chickens, make chicken casserole. My account of an aggressive rooster and my “respectful harvest” of him.
An easy guide to sprouting lentils for your birds and for you
The making of a crow box for a rooster that you don't want to taste in a soup.
Ok, vet wrap. It comes in 4 inch wide by 5 yards long roll. Thats enough to make 3-4 bras. My roll was $3.59. It even comes in different colors. I wouldn't use red though because other chickens...
This article describes how I built an automatic chicken coop door using a DC motor and a raspberry PI control it.
My journey into pigeons began in May 2018. It all started finding a stray racing pigeon. I managed to contact the owner through the details on its ring and he advised me on how best to care for it...
For many people, keeping chickens cool during those ridiculously hot summer days is a challenge. When using this method, you might not even need shade. It requires no electricity, no management,...
I decided that I needed an outside brooder for all the chicks I have planned to hatch this season and for the 20 I have already hatched. I wanted to keep the cost low and use materials I already...
After building the Franken-bator, I was pleased at how well it held temperature. It seemed like it was working well. Humidity issues However, I noticed that it was not retaining humidity as well...
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