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Identifying Cross Beak If you’re new to the backyard chicken world you probably don’t have a clue what cross beak (or scissor beak) is. That is, until you check on your chicks one day and realize that one of them has a strange looking beak. That’s what happened to me! I had four brand new chicks...
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About 6 months ago we decided to to take the plunge and get a small flock of chickens for the backyard. I joined this website after lurking for some time and began building our A-Frame chicken tractor last spring. There are alot of cons that I was advised of before/during the build and not...
Need my chicken fix
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We are still in the process of finishing our chicken coop. When complete it will have a metal brown roof. Hardware cloth around the run. Custom windows have been ordered. An automatic chicken door opener will be installed on the door into the run. Electricity will be ran to the house as...
my spoiled chickens
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This is probably gonna have some small stuff about what coop to house them in (I apologize in advance for my bad Grammer/punctuation) My flock currently consists of: 2 crele OEGBs (Diadem and Walnut)(hens) 1 BB Red OEGB (Chestnut)(hen) 1 SilverDW OEGB (Opal)(hen) 1 Golden Sebright (Franklin.D...
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Welcome to Riverside Flock, a tightly-knit community of chickens and ducks residing near the Missouri River, hence our name! Here at Riverside Flock, we prioritize poultry health, welfare, and care, always ensuring that our chickens and ducks are well-cared for, are getting the right nutrients...
The Welch Chickens
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Have you ever bought fun-looking (and expensive!) toys for your chickens, only to find they barely glanced at them? Or maybe you saw that cute video of someone’s “flock band” playing little drums and xylophones, but discovered your flock only used the instruments for nothing but stubbing their...
Allazzo
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How it started... March babies in a box... The heater wasn't keeping the heat in the box very well so I created a "heat shield" by adding tin foil over cardboard with dowel rods wired to the cardboard to hook bungee cords to, then looped the cords over the cross piece of wood that spanned the...
S Miller
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So. You have an existing flock of adult chickens, and a secondary flock of younger birds, possibly chicks, and you're wondering: how do I turn these two groups into one cohesive unit, without anyone getting hurt? Relax, it's doable, and not at all difficult. The tried-and-true method most...
Bobbiejocoop
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Think back to when you started your backyard flock. What was one big reason you decided to embark on this journey? Was it for eggs? Was it for fun? Maybe for both of those reasons? There are so many benefits to having backyard chickens and eggs are just the tip of the iceberg. This article will...
Bobbiejocoop
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Raising chickens within a city is something that is becoming more common. It is wonderful that people are able to have chickens without a ton of land and I happen to be one of those people! My family and I live in a small city in rural Michigan right across the street from our local hospital...

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