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These pages provide information about some of the predators & pests that might impact your backyard chickens.
One of the many benefits of raising chickens is composting with chickens!
Submitted by John Riddell.
A chicken can open it herself by stepping on the platform.

"When she stands on the platform the door opens. It means pests can't get to the food, so less wastage. She...
HomeMade Brooder
After deciding we were hooked on hatching we decided
to build a durable brooder that we could us over and over.

We decided to make it in 2 sections that could be taken...
Raccoons (Procyon Lotor) a.k.a. Coons are one of the best known and easily recognised non-domesticated chicken predators.
Fun Facts Here: Chickens have a great memory. They can distinguish between over 100 different faces of people or animals.
A guide to understanding and dealing with roosters and their behaviour
We decided to ask for tips from our friendly and helpful members on how to take care of our beloved flocks.
Most people think of chickens as backyard roamers, or maybe the next item on the dinner plate. But there is another way to own chickens, and that way is raising them to be your companion.
Sorry about the title of this page... I couldn't help myself! I did a search for chicken nipples online and came up with some pretty crazy things!!!!! Beware if you try to search for these!...
The fisher cat (Martes pennanti), also known as the "pekan cat", or "black cat", is a large, dark coloured, furry member of the weasel family.
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Hello my fellow chicken lovers I hope you find this page useful and full of the information you are...
The chicken is a social bird that enjoys the company of its flock. Many social animals work out a hierarchy, and the chicken is no exception. The hierarchy created is a means of attaining and...
AL's Homemade cabinet Incubator
My chicken intrest have gotten to the point where I thought that I would like to try my hand at Incubating some eggs. My wife said that since it would have to be...

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