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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Featured

    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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  10. Lavender Guinea & Keets 2016

    This mama guinea sat on her nest for 4 weeks, right under our noses, and we never noticed. I knew she had disappeared, but I just assumed that a...
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  11. 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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  12. To Eat or Not to Eat...that is the question

    A Mildly Entertaining Sharing of Training City Man to behave!
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  13. Accessorizing Your Run- How to Make Your Run More Fun For Your Chickens

    Today many urban chickens are not able to free range, they are confined to a run. Many people do not have enough space to let there chickens free...
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  14. Common Hazards In The Poultry Yard

    If you have only a few birds, it can be devastating to lose one. Even if you have a large flock, it is still unfortunate to lose a bird,...
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  15. What a Chicken's Comb Can Indicate

    What a Chicken’s Comb Can Indicate [IMG] The comb, or the red crown atop a chicken’s head, can indicate many things. But before we look at these...
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