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How to Stop Chickens From Pecking Each Other in 3 Easy Steps
August 17, 2021 · · 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!”?

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Can I Raise Chickens In My Area?
August 8, 2021 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites 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 — …

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Busting 7 Myths About Medicated Chick Starters
March 10, 2021 · · Feed & Health

It’s the time of year again to buy feed for the new chicks you’ve just purchased. You’re walking down the feed aisle of your favorite farm supply store.

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5 Farm Fresh Egg Benefits
September 21, 2020 · · 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.
How can we take this essential food to the next level?

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What Should Chickens Eat When They Turn 18? (Weeks Old)
June 27, 2020 · · Chickens 101

When you turn 18, you can do a lot of new things. You can vote, buy fireworks and even try your luck with the lottery. The magical number means – welcome to adulthood.

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Backyard Chickens Provide a Top Omega-3 Source
June 23, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Omega-3 fatty acids are an important part of your family’s diet. Many institutions, including Harvard School of Public Health, have listed benefits of consuming enough of this essential nutrient.

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Chicken Life Cycle: 6 Milestones of Your Flock
April 21, 2020 · · Chickens 101

Graduating school. Getting married. Having children. Retirement. We celebrate many milestones in life. Key moments also happen for backyard chickens.

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4 Ways Backyard Chickens Help Gardens
April 20, 2020 · · 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

If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs successfully in an incubator.
For embryos to develop correctly, eggs need to be kept at the right temperature, turned often and correctly positioned.

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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