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This is about broody hens. It is my first article, so please comment friendly feedback.
Halloween is coming! You know what that means: Candy! And some chicken fun!
This Article Is The Successful Surgery Of My Rooster Comb
Found worms in some poop? Find the medicine and doses here to get rid of them.
When treating a bird for coccidiosis one can give an oral drench in addition to their medicated water. Here are the instructions: Corid 9.6% liquid - Do not dilute Give 0.1 ml per pound of body...
Poor old Edgar is four years old with a face you can love with a little effort. He has been messed up like this since his second summer of life when he was just over a year old. The moron...
Mallard Derived Duck Color Genetics Basics Ducks have come a long way since they were first domesticated from mallards and now come in many beautiful colors. This article will explore how the...
No waste, water proof feeder
Have you ever wanted a quail that was as friendly as a chicken? Well this is your answer!
Ok, I know I'm a little late on the herb plating situation, but at least you know where to visit next spring! If you're like me and live in a warm climate, then there's still a chance to plant...
In some parts of the eastern USA, the American Persimmon Diospyros virginiana is a dioecious tree species capable exceeding 60 feet in height with potential value to chicken keepers, especially on...
Here is an interesting topic, it has been long debated that the Muscovy duck's name is incorrect and that it is more closely related to a goose or it deserves to be in it's own group of...
So you want to show ducks? Awesome!! I’ve been showing since 2017 starting with mallards now also showing muscovies. Here’s how you start:
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