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Coop Inspiration — Hiebert Rural Colorado Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Rural Colorado Coop By The Hiebert Family, Colorado Our family — Dan (dad), TJ (mom), Silas (son) and Lydia (daughter) — moved to rural Colorado about one …

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Coop Inspiration: 8 Awesome Coop Ideas
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites It’s fun showing off your chickens special coops, and why not? The work our readers have done is amazing. From the most sophisticated to the simple and …

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How to Make Apple Cider Vinegar for Chickens (and You!)
February 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Apple cider vinegar for chickens is a great way to keep your flock healthy. Chicken experts advise adding apple cider vinegar to your chickens’ water. Unfiltered apple …

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Ask the Expert — December 2018/January 2019
January 21, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Washing Eggs Before Boiling How do you handle eggs if you want to hard boil them? I usually wash in 90 degree water and put them in …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2018
October 20, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Not Laying Eggs My wife and I are new to backyard chickens and I was wondering if you have some advice for one of our hens. We …

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Ask the Expert – August/September 2018
August 18, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites An Egg Divided I found this strange egg in my laying box one afternoon. I have had eggs with just a membrane around the white and yolk, …

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Ask the Expert – June/July 2018
June 18, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Inferior Golden Buffs My Golden Buff that was almost three years old, died three days ago. Before she died, she showed the signs of being inactive, stood …

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Ask the Expert — April/May 2018
April 20, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Wrinkled Eggs I’ve attached a picture of two eggs that I gathered, two days in a row with very large ridges in them. What makes them do …

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Ask the Expert – February/March 2018
February 20, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Poisonous Plants I inherited eight hens when we bought our house. We also inherited a beautiful garden with a variety of plants. The hens have free range …

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Ask the Expert — December 17/January 18
December 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Sick Chicken One of my older chickens keeps shaking her head back and forth and then going around in a circle and losing her balance and falling …

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