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DIY Chicken Coop Plans That Add Shade
November 4, 2022 · · Coops

Chickens tolerate cold temperatures much better than heatwaves. Providing shade in your chicken coop plans is essential for a healthy flock.

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Ask the Expert: Pheasants

Have a pheasant or few? Have questions? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Raising Exotic Pheasant Species
November 4, 2022 · · Poultry 101

In this beautifully illustrated article, we dip our toes into the exotic pheasant species you will want to add to your homestead.

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Exotic Pheasants at Waddesdon Manor
November 4, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Today, the Waddesdon Manor breeding program focuses on threatened or endangered species and has been carefully designed so that, combined with education and research, it helps to conserve the rarest species.

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Raising Pheasants for Profit
November 4, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Poultry math is not restricted to chickens. Once you master layers, you may find yourself raising pheasants for profit, researching ratites, or different types of pigeons to diversify your farm.

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The Dutch Bantam Chicken: A True Bantam Breed
November 3, 2022 · · Chickens 101

The Dutch bantam chicken is said to have originated in the Netherlands. However, historical documents from Europe tell us that the breed was brought into the Netherlands by Dutch sailors who sailed for The East India Company.

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Small and Useful Bantam Chickens

Bantam chickens are the introduction to chickens for a lot of people. They aren’t a breed, but an entire set of chicken breeds.

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Do Foxes Eat Chickens in Broad Daylight?
November 3, 2022 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Do foxes eat chickens? You bet they do. That said, I never worried about the presence of a family of red foxes in the woods next to …

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10 Hilarious Chicken Questions (Like Why Are Some Eggs Brown?)
November 3, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

We recently asked our Facebook fans to tell us some of the funniest questions they’ve heard from folks that don’t raise backyard chickens. Here are the top 10.

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Top 10 Duck Keeping Questions Answered
November 3, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Here are 10 duck keeping questions that both novices and experts often have.

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