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Gardening with chickens can be a pleasure as well as a frustration and challenge. Here is a list of plants from my garden (USDA zone 9 - 10/ Sunset zone 22) that I have had success with my...
Meat chickens are one meat source that can be raised with minimal space, convert feed efficiently, and can be processed at home with not much more than a sharp knife and a big pot.
my simple $5, 5 minuet feeder Hi all, I made the first one of theese about two years ago, now I have about ten of them of different sizes, they are so easy to make and they work great I take a...
The red fox is a quick, skilful hunter and known chicken predator
Socializing with baby chicks to get friendly hens and roosters.
This is the age old question of most new comers and even some experienced chicken owners: Is my chick/chicken a pullet/hen or a cockerel/cock? I will compile a few tips along with pics to try and...
A few different DIY incubators
Note: This page is for people who have a suppressed immune system, asthma, COPD or any condition that makes them especially susceptible to illnesses.
If you are considering whether or not to raise chickens, what the disadvantages of raising them are, as well as the benefits of raising them are, this article could be of much help.
I hope that this information will help anyone who is thinking of raising broilers and that you enjoy it as much as I do!
Duckling care, brooder ideas and the Ancona breed
So I'm making this page to enter into the feeder contest but I did not come up with the idea. It came from the following post along with many other PVC feeder ideas. The feeder is simply a 4...
Skunks (also known as polecats in the USA) are medium size mammals, probably best known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong, unpleasant odour.
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