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Ask the Expert – June/July 2018
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Inferior Golden Buffs My Golden Buff that was almost three years old, died three days ago. Before she died, she showed the signs of being inactive, stood alone, and didn’t …

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Ask the Expert — April/May 2018
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Wrinkled Eggs I’ve attached a picture of two eggs that I gathered, two days in a row with very large ridges in them. What makes them do this? They were …

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Ask the Expert — December 17/January 18
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Sick Chicken One of my older chickens keeps shaking her head back and forth and then going around in a circle and losing her balance and falling down. Yesterday her …

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Ask the Expert – February/March 2018
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Poisonous Plants I inherited eight hens when we bought our house. We also inherited a beautiful garden with a variety of plants. The hens have free range of the yard …

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Ask the Expert — Late Summer e-edition 2017

Gardening with Chicken Manure Fresh chicken manure in the garden – let me know if I’ve come up with a technique that is ok, or please warn me if I’m …

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Ask the Expert — Summer e-edition 2017
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Using Apple Cider Vinegar How often do you use vinegar? How much vinegar per gallon of water? Joe ************************** Hi Joe, Apple Cider Vinegar can be used in water for …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2017
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Rooster Yawning One of our two-year-old Leghorn hens occasionally just bursts into these fits of yawning. They just come at random times like when she is eating and just throws …

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Ask the Expert — August/September 2017
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Mystery Chicken Do you know what kind of chicken that is is on page nine of the April/May issue of Backyard Poultry magazine? Norma Grainger ************************ It looks like the …

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Ask the Expert — e-edition Early Spring 2017
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Gapeworm I have mixed flock of 14 nearly two-year-old Rhode Island Reds, Red and Black Sex Links who seem mostly healthy, but are no longer laying. I also have nine …

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Ask the Expert — Spring e-edition 2017
February 20, 2019 . · Ask The Expert

Picky Chickens Any suggestions on how to get picky chickens to eat anything other than fresh fruit and scratch grain? They will sometimes eat a LITTLE “all flock” crumbles. They …

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