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Get to Know the Cream Legbar: A Beautiful Blue Egg Layer

In the past few years, a number of new and exciting chicken breeds have been imported into America, but none more than the Cream Legbar chicken has captured the imagination of America’s poultry hobbyists.

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Coping with Losing a Chicken

Yes, you read the title of this article correctly. Special people like us who do love their chickens like family members, occasionally losing one or more of our feathered friends. Whether it is from the ravages of time or predators, it feels like the end of the world.

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Walking Tall

There are so many interesting things the legs can teach us about bird anatomy and because there are many issues that might affect your chickens’ legs and are easily treatable if you know what to look for.

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Oviducts and Salpingitis
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Chickens are the original egg assembly factories. Inside those fluffy bodies are conveyer belts where eggs are “built” through assembly-line techniques.

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Treats for Chickens: A Nutritional Analysis
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Here we look at the nutritional value of different kinds of treats and if there are times when a particular kind of treat may be preferred.

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How to Handle a Chicken Foot Injury
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

A chicken foot injury prevents or slows down a chicken’s ability to tend to chicken business. Most problems detected in the beginning stages are treatable.

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Top 5 Chicken Diseases
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

By knowing what to watch out for, you can keep your flock healthy and safe. Do not discount these diseases, but rather be proactive against them with good biosecurity and cleanliness practices.

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How to Manage Roundworms in Chickens
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Roundworms in chickens are an inevitable pestilence with free-range poultry, but we can manage their effect on our flocks.

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What is a Chicken Gizzard and Chicken Crop?
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

Some of the most popular questions for new poultry keepers is: what is a chicken gizzard, what is a chicken crop, and where are they located?

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Chickens and the Complications of a Bird Respiratory System
July 24, 2020 · · Feed & Health

The bird respiratory system is quite different than most animals. Chickens are no exception. It’s one of the reasons chicken keepers become concerned when their chickens show signs of have respiratory issues — like sneezing, wheezing, and coughing.

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