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Breeds and Types of Pigeons: From Rollers to Racers
August 1, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Recognized as a Master Breeder of Old Dutch Capuchines and Bavarian Pouters, Layne Gardner has had the good fortune of traveling the world photographing various types of pigeons. In her …

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Secret Life of Poultry: Fighting the Bite

Mosquitos suck. That’s their whole deal. But what does this have to do with chickens?

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Can Chickens Eat Pumpkin Seeds & Guts?
July 31, 2019 . · Feed & Health

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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Our Favorite Egg Bake Recipe for Chickens
July 29, 2019 . · Feed & Health

An egg bake recipe for chickens? Why not? I’m cooking eggs for my chickens. Why in the world would I cook eggs for chickens? Good question. Yes, we’ve been raising …

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Ask the Expert: Feed & Treats

Do you have a question about what to feed your poultry? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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An Interesting Fact About Chickens: They Can Walk Like Dinosaurs
July 28, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Research that makes people laugh, then think. That is the premise of the Ig Nobel awards that have been held annually at Harvard University for the last 25 years and …

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DIY Poultry Feed
July 27, 2019 . · Feed & Health

How do you balance nutrition when mixing your own grains? Read on and find out how.

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4 Ways Backyard Chickens Help Gardens
July 25, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Each garden comes with a sense of pride and the joy of sustainability. Imagine if you had a natural way to fertilize, control weeds, manage insects and improve soil aeration. …

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Make an Herbal Snack Bar Wall Hanging
July 24, 2019 . · Feed & Health

You can quickly construct an herbal snack bar using a shipping pallet. We made two different gardens using pallets. The chickens love pecking off just what they need for a …

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How to Build an Automatic Chicken Feeder
July 23, 2019 . · Feed & Health

I thought, “Why not have the animals together? The chickens could roam to their hearts content and even help keep the bugs away from the goats.” It was a good thought, at least until the next day when it was time to feed the chickens some grain.

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