Kids’ Corner

Breed Profile: Marans Chicken

Add to Favorites Breed: Marans chicken Origin: In Marans, France, about 240 miles southwest from Paris, and 100 miles from wine country, and according to the American Poultry Association, the …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Baby Chicks
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Free! Five baby chicks with each feed purchase! The deal is tempting and new chicken owners rush to the feed stores for free chick days. Here’s what …

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Showing Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Picking show chicken breeds for your first foray into the world of fancy poultry can be as daunting as trying to understand genetics. But with a few …

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Feed and Care for Geese

Add to Favorites By Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine Geese are low maintenance, hardy birds who will outlive many other farmyard fowl and are comfortable in a wide range of environments. You …

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Raising Chickens and Children
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Our motto states that here on Phillips Farm, we are raising free-range chickens, ducks, and little boys. Raising chickens and children have some similarities: both thrive with …

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Make a Weed Salad with Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Chickens
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites There are lots of edible weeds that grow in most parts of the country including plantain, clover, chickweed, and purslane. Dandelion benefits in a weed salad are …

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10 Chicken-Feeding Facts

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena Poultry Expert Some say chickens are simple animals. We say they are amazing! Like humans, though, a wholesome diet can make a big …

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and the money they earned from doing odds and ends around the house over a 10-month period.

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Egg Facts: 5 Reasons To Eat Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Eggs add the perfect punch of protein to our diets. Raising hens for eggs means that you have easy access to one of the few high quality …

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How to Make Nest Box Curtains
February 20, 2019 · · Coops, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites By Erin Phillips – DIY nest box curtains are an easy and useful addition to any chicken coop design. Maybe you’ve seen them in photos of coops …

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