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No Jolt During The Molt: Chicken Care in 7 Steps
October 9, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Lana Beckard, Nutrena® Poultry Expert – Ready or not, here comes the molt. Chickens shedding feathers and a drop in egg production in the fall are good indicators that your …

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3 Tips to Help Molting Chickens
September 27, 2019 · · Chickens 101

It’s autumn. Time for comfy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything and … vacation? For backyard chickens across the country, shorter days often signal time for a break. Molting chickens may stop laying …

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How to Stop Chickens From Pecking Each Other in 3 Easy Steps
August 12, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Have you ever wondered what goes through a chicken’s mind? Wouldn’t it be helpful if they could say, “My feathers are itchy!” or “I’m bored!”? Though humans and hens don’t …

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5 Farm Fresh Egg Benefits
August 9, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Eggs are one of nature’s most perfect protein sources. That’s why the average American eats more than 260 eggs each year.¹ How can we take this essential food to the …

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Can I Raise Chickens In My Area?
August 6, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Backyard chickens are becoming one of today’s hottest pets. Big names including Julia Roberts, Lady Gaga, Oprah — and most recently a contestant on The Bachelor — have helped terms …

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4 Ways Backyard Chickens Help Gardens
July 25, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Each garden comes with a sense of pride and the joy of sustainability. Imagine if you had a natural way to fertilize, control weeds, manage insects and improve soil aeration. …

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Incubation 101: Hatching Eggs is Fun and Easy

By Pascale Pearce of Brinsea – the Incubation Specialists – If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs …

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Chicken Life Cycle: 6 Milestones of Your Flock
June 8, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Graduating school. Getting married. Having children. Retirement. We celebrate many milestones in life. Key moments also happen for backyard chickens. While your flock won’t be buying their first new car …

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Do Chickens Sweat to Cool Down?
June 7, 2019 · · Feed & Health

By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena® Poultry Expert – Some people love a summer heat wave, or for that matter, sweating it out in a sauna. Not backyard chickens. For our feathered friends, steamy …

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Two Paths to Producing Your Own Organic Eggs
May 30, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Spring is an exciting time for chicken raisers. For families just starting with baby chicks, it signals new life and new projects. Experienced chicken raisers feel a similar excitement as hens lay eggs …

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