Kids’ Corner

What Can You Feed Chickens?

Originally published in Backyard Poultry April / May 2017. Subscribe for more helpful tips like this! What can you feed chickens? is a common question and many beginning chicken keepers …

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List: The Best Chicken Names — A to Z

Dreaming up the perfect baby chick names is one of the most exciting parts of starting or adding to a flock. If you need inspiration, our readers and fans are here …

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Breed Profile: Sussex Chicken

Breed: Sussex chicken Origin: Sussex chickens are one of the oldest English breeds known, and originated, appropriately, in the County of Sussex around the turn of the 20th century, according …

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Backyard Poultry Coloring Pages 2019

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Backyard Poultry Coloring Pages 2018

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Backyard Poultry Coloring Pages 2017

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Can Chickens Eat Pumpkin?
September 17, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

A pumpkin chicken treat is no trick. Can chickens eat pumpkin? Yes. It is a healthy source of vitamins, minerals, protein, and calcium, that the chickens love, with the added …

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Do You Need Toys for Chickens?
August 24, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Professionals agree chickens need enrichment. Keeping your flock healthy, either for egg or meat production or companionship, is most likely your primary goal. Maintaining healthy chickens is a process that includes many …

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Want Blue Eggs? Pick These Chicken Breeds!
August 16, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Let’s face it, having backyard chickens is popular, but still pretty unique for most folks. Why not step up the unique a notch and go beyond the standard brown and …

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Age-Appropriate Chores for Children with Chickens
August 11, 2019 · · Coops, Kids' Corner

He was only a few years old when I let him go down to the chicken coop all by himself to collect morning eggs. I should’ve known it was not an age-appropriate chore, but he was excited.

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