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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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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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Busting 7 Myths About Medicated Chick Starters
May 21, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Lana Beckard, Nutrena® Poultry Expert – 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 …

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What Should Chickens Eat When They Turn 18? (Weeks Old)

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Electrolytes for Chickens: Keep Your Flock Hydrated and Healthy in Summer
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites What do you drink in the summer? Chances are your beverage choices are different in the summertime compared to winter. A cold drink consumed more frequently helps …

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A Chicken’s Digestive System: The Journey From Feed to Egg
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites When the dinner bell rings for a backyard flock, the hens come running. There’s nothing like complete, balanced layer feed. But what happens after your chickens are finished …

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Cockerel and Pullet Chickens: 3 Tips for Raising These Teenagers
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites Do you remember the glory days of seventh grade? For many people, they were filled with braces, high-water pants and new experiences. Our teenage years are pivotal, …

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5 Reasons People Love Raising Chickens 
in Their Backyard

Add to Favorites “Why do you love raising chickens?” Ask any flock raiser this question and the answer will be filled with passion. Raising chickens in a backyard setting gives …

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Buying Baby Chicks: Top 4 Questions to Ask

Add to Favorites You’ve researched your city rules and set-up your brooder. Now it’s time for the fun part: buying baby chicks! When visiting a feed store or ordering baby …

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