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    How do I keep the run dry

    That’s ok, we all learn from experience and fortunately from the knowledge of others.
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    Incubating in my bra

    Hmm, interesting. what about when you go to bed?
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    Ador vs ChickenGuard vs Omlet door

    I have the Ador also. Very easy to install. The battery is readily available at our local Ace Hardware.
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    Comment by 'achiekitty' in article 'Chicken Treat Chart—the Best Treats for Backyard Chickens'

    I’ve never noticed our chickens eating potato skins and avocado. I dump everything in the compost bin and they have access to it anytime. I also free range them all day so they have access to whatever they want to eat. Are yours free ranging also? A friend came by one day and noticed that my...
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    Ended Official BYC Caption Contest - 12-11-20 - Pic by FluffyBottomBantams

    Are we done here? My bottom is heading down, and I can’t hold it up.
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    Feeding Chickens Duckweed

    I’ve been trying to get my chickens to eat duckweed all year, and they just kept ignoring them, until very recently. Two of the three are molting, that maybe the reason, to get the extra protein.
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    Ended 2020 Chicken Gift-Ideas From Amazon & TSC - $25 Giveaway!

    https://smile.amazon.com/Talk-Chickens-Shirt-Chicken-Buffs/dp/B07C8DFPBY/ref=sr_1_9?crid=3TMOGVT3MH1GB&dchild=1&keywords=chicken+tshirts+for+chicken+lovers&qid=1602572231&sprefix=Chicken+tshirt,aps,220&sr=8-9 This is not really for the chickens but it confirms their role in our lives.
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    Vacation- leave coop door open at night?!

    I totally agree with HomesteaderWife about making sure the run is predator proof, and I understand your desire to let them out. Our chickens free range in the day time and their attached run is almost 100% predator proof (1/4” hardware cloth walls and roof.) The coop has an automatic door. But...
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    Ended 2020 Chicken Gift-Ideas From Amazon & TSC - $25 Giveaway!

    https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B005BV0KI0/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I love this all natural product to keep around for our 3 girls. I give each of them a drop or two on their heads as soon as I hear a sneeze from one of them. I also add a couple of drops to their...
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    Comment by 'achiekitty' in article 'Chicken Treat Chart—the Best Treats for Backyard Chickens'

    I intentionally let my grapevines get overgrown so the chickens can eat off the vine. 😄
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