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  1. Making the Tough Calls - Difficult but Essential

    In a mad frenzy of enthusiasm - that's how we seem to dive into the world of raising chickens. It is so exciting – and scary! For most of us...
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  2. Reasons for Tossing Out Your Indoor Brooder and Start Raising Your Chicks Outdoors

    My early brooders Six years ago when I got my second batch of day-old baby chicks, I thought I had arrived at the ultimate solution for a...
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  3. Buff Orpingtons Chicken Breed Information Pictures

    Buff Orpington's are one of the favorite breeds of BackYard chicken owners. They are beautiful with a nice personality and winter hardiness.
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  4. Do ducks like boats?

    So, this story starts with my neighbors wanting to get rid of an old dilapidated boat. She just wanted it out of their yard. It had a good motor...
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  5. Common Rooster Myths - Clearing Up Rooster Misinformation

    [IMG] Keeping a rooster can be fun and rewarding, and they are often great additions to the flock, and beautiful to boot. However, there is a...
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  6. COLD WEATHER HOUSING, STOP SPOILING THEM!!!

    [ATTACH] Pic by suzyQlou I was asked to repost this thread, but with the new system it is gone, so I will do it as an article. I am not a...
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  7. Chickens getting ready to lay.

    If you have pullets, you are wondering when they should start laying, but how do you know they are ready to lay or already are laying. If you...
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  8. Integrating new birds at 4 weeks old.

    Easiest integrations EVER! But takes planning and facility setup.
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  9. Chicken Wisdom

    [ATTACH] CHICKEN WISDOM This journey with chickens began as a surprise really. My neighbors built a house the next field over and soon had...
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  10. Polytetrafluoroethylene Toxicity in Chickens

    Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE or Teflon) is a substance used to coat shatterproof heat lamps that gives off toxic particulates at high temperatures.
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  11. How To Integrate Your Chicken Flock The Easy Way

    Advice on how to integrate your chicken flock [IMG] Integrating your flock can be very difficult is some cases. It’s not as easy...
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  12. Busting Boredom out of the Brooder

    5 tips for keeping your baby chicks free of boredom!
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  13. Top 10 Things to Consider Before Buying Chickens

    TOP 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE BUYING CHICKENS [IMG] Lots of times when we get excited about...
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  14. My Poultry!

    My Poultry Thanks in advance for reading! I have 12 hybrid hens for eggs and pets! The hens and ducks are called Ruby, Queeny, Amber, Scarlet,...
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  15. Aggressive Baby Chicks and How to Stop the Behavior

    Each spring I see countless cries for help from people with a day-old baby chick who is terrorizing the other chicks in the brooder, pecking at...
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