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  1. Nest Boxes; why do we make a sitting hens job so difficult?

    Hens have been laying eggs, sitting on them and and hatching them for centuries without human interference. Considering their ancestors the jungle...
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  2. What Happens When Chickens Molt?

    Information on Molting Chickens [IMG] Molting refers to the shedding of feathers. It is the natural process of losing and re-growing feathers....
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  3. The Definite Guide To Roosters

    The Definite Guide to Handling Roosters [ATTACH] Ambassadors Chip and Tamer "If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will...
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  4. Wry neck - Causes, treatment and prevention.

    What is wry neck? Wry neck is a condition that is often referred to as “crook neck” and it typically affects ducklings and baby chicks, although...
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  5. test

    Flapper_DSCN0501 (Large) by casportpony posted Mar 14, 2018 at 6:09 PMDSCN5712 (Large) by casportpony posted Feb 13, 2018 at 8:31 AM [ATTACH]
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  6. Bee's key points to successful and safe free ranging.

    You really need the right breeds/birds, the right rooster or dominant hen, the right place, the right dog, the right perimeter fencing(if in...
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  7. 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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  8. The perch experiment

    Experiment to see what type of roost material chickens prefer.
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  9. Dust bathing – why, where and how? Keeping your flock clean and happy.

    We all know that chickens love to dust bathe – and very frequently in the areas of our garden that we would prefer they didn’t! So why do they do...
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  10. Keeping Your Chickens Cool In Summer

    Here are some great tips on how to keep your chickens cool during the hot days of summer.
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  11. 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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  12. DO'S AND DON'T'S FOR WINTERIZING

    DO'S AND DON'T'S FOR WINTERIZING [ATTACH] (Photo courtesy of MyPetNugget.) When the cold weather strikes it's up to us to keep our flock safe...
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  13. 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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  14. All About Chicken Combs Single Pea Rose V Shaped Etc

    Anatomy and Function Big, small, rounded, straight, wobbly, pointy, jagged... All chickens have a comb, but all combs are not the same.
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  15. How To Take Good Photographs Of Your Chickens

    Having trouble taking good pictures of your chickens? Or are you getting a myriad of blurry photos? Well, I'm going to give you some ideas, tips,...
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