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Poultry Feed & Health Guide Flip Book

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Is Poultry Processing Equipment Rental a Viable Option?

By Doug Ottinger – A challenge small poultry producers face bringing their products to market is staying in compliance with health laws. Poultry processing equipment rental may be an option …

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Organic Poultry Production in India

By T. Sasidhar, K. Mani, R. Amutha, K. Rajendran and T. Vasanthakumar Department of Poultry Science, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Namakkal In India, …

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Special Issue: Raising Small Animals — The Homestead Chicken, Housing Your Flock

By Rhonda Crank What is a Chicken Coop? It’s simply a structure which gives your flock shelter from weather and predators. Have you ever picked up a chicken when it’s …

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Pine Meadows’ Hobby Farms Easy-Clean Chicken Coop

By Jerry Hanson, Pine Meadows Hobby Farm, Oregon In November of 2012, my wife and I found five acres to purchase from our county’s surplus property auction. This farm is a distance of …

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Natural Pest Controlling Methods: How To Control Flies In Your Chicken Coop

Natural pest controlling methods can be both effective and safe for controlling flies in your chicken coop. There are many different varieties of flies, but they are all usually grouped …

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Dad’s Small Chicken Coop, a Labor of Love

By Cindy Pradarelli, Wisconsin — A small chicken coop doesn’t have to be too small! I bought my dad and mom a rooster and six pullets for Father’s Day, 2011, …

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Time to Start Winterizing Chicken Coops

By Robyn Scherer, M. Agr., Colorado Is it time to start winterizing chicken coops? Snowflakes softly fall to the ground, and an icy breeze cuts through the early morning hours. …

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Cackle Inn: Coolest Coops Editors’ Choice Winner

Coop Name: Cackle Inn Owner: Pat Opp Location: Rolla, Missouri In 2016, I retired from the U. S. Army as a military chaplain with post-traumatic stress disorder and broken down …

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