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3 Ways to Perform an Egg Freshness Test
July 19, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites You may wonder why anyone would need to perform an egg freshness test since most people raising chickens for eggs check the nesting boxes every day. If you have …

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Cock-A-Doodle … Don’t?

Rooster’s rock! They are beautiful, majestic, and handsome gents, and I love them … well, some of them.

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Rooster vs. Hen: Know Before They Crow
July 17, 2020 · · Chickens 101

How do you tell apart a baby rooster vs baby hen? Several methods can determine rooster vs hen traits (including some which are breed-specific).

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The Best Rooster Breed for Your Flock
July 16, 2020 · · Chickens 101

On the hunt for the best rooster breed for your flock? There’s plenty to choose from, but which breed will work best for you?

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How To Tell If Eggs Are Bad
July 15, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Ever wondered how to tell if eggs are bad or not? Today I hope to clarify a few things, including the shortcomings of the classic egg float test.

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How to Trim Chicken Beaks, Claws, and Spurs
July 14, 2020 · · Feed & Health

A chicken’s spurs, toenails, and beak are made of keratin, the same substance as your fingernails and toenails. And like your nails, they continually grow.

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Chicken Wound Care
July 13, 2020 · · Feed & Health

If you have chickens, sooner or later one will need you to care for a wound. Be prepared for chicken wound care with the supplies and knowledge of what to do.

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How to Avoid Chicken Feed Storage Mistakes
July 12, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Chicken feed storage is not something that many of us put much thought into. We’re usually more concerned about coop design, predator control, and keeping our birds healthy.

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Mastering Omelets

Add to Favorites What’s so difficult about making an omelet you might ask? Actually, you’re right; an omelet is very simple to make but how many great omelets have you …

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Tips for the Best Boiled Eggs
July 8, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

One of the many advantages of raising chickens for eggs is, for most of the year, having an abundance of eggs. I want to share my tried and true recipes for the best boiled eggs, both soft and hard-boiled.

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