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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. 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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  3. 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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  4. Poultry Ownership and Dealing with Loss (From a Tenderhearted Farmer)

    [IMG] There really could not have been a worse scenario for the first death we experienced in our backyard flock. Prior to owning chickens, I...
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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. Beekissed's Rooster Speak

    Copied from this post: #34 @Beekissed [ATTACH] I'm going to give you a clue on "rooster speak"....holding him down doesn't mean anything to him....
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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. Does Chicken Keeping Ever Get Boring?

    Does Chicken Keeping Ever Get Boring? [ATTACH] Can or does chicken raising ever get dull? I’ve been at this chicken keeping business for years...
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Busting Boredom out of the Brooder

    5 tips for keeping your baby chicks free of boredom!
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  12. Rooster Flocks

    If you have too many roosters, a simple solution is starting a rooster flock. A rooster flock is a flock of all roosters, with no hens. Feeding...
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  13. How To Tame Chickens from the Start

    How To Tame Chickens from the Start [ATTACH] Many chicken keepers these days have friendly, tame flocks of birds they consider to be their pets....
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  14. From coop to kitchen: Pets versus livestock and respectful chicken harvest

    A journey in raising chickens, trying to keep a cockerel in the city and learning to harvest my own meat.
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  15. To Insulate or Not to Insulate...

    To Insulate or Not to Insulate… That is the question we are faced with when first starting out with chickens. Three winters ago I was new to...
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