Kids’ Corner

Breed Profile: Rhode Island Red Chicken

Breed: Rhode Island Red Chicken Origin: As you might guess, the Rhode Island Red origin is the East Coast in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Rhode Island Red chickens are as American as baseball, …

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Can Chickens Eat Pumpkin Seeds & Guts?
November 1, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

When raising backyard chickens, it’s important to understand what to feed chickens to keep them healthy on a daily basis. But they absolutely love pumpkin, which is loaded with so many great …

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The Phantom Chicken of London: Tastes Like Spooky!
October 31, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

What has feathers, a British accent and goes cluck in the night? When we booked a trip to England this past summer, I wasn’t thinking, “Hey, let’s check out some …

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Chicken Clothes for Halloween and Christmas

By Wendy E.N. Thomas – Olivia Dougherty, who lives in Delaware, Maryland, created her chicken clothes for a contest, sponsored by Cooptastic, one of the nation’s premier educational conferences dedicated …

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Backyard Poultry Coloring Pages 2019

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Beginner’s Equipment Guide to Raising Chickens for Eggs
October 17, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

What is the best bedding for chickens won’t be the only question you have as you set up your first brooder. As you await the arrival of your new chicks, …

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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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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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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 2018

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