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A Touch of Dutch in Welsummer Chickens

Add to Favorites By William Morrow – Welsummer chickens, or Welsumer as it is spelled in its homeland of Holland, were introduced to an international audience for the first time in 1921 …

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From Beet Dye to Pysanky: Decorating Your Own Flock’s Eggs

Add to Favorites By Janice Cole, Minnesota Using vegetable colorants, like beet dye, is a natural way to decorate Easter eggs. Or, for more of a challenge, try pysanky or …

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4 Chicken Runs and Coops Built from Recycled Materials
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Have you ever wanted to build a chicken run and coop for your backyard chickens, but had no idea where to start? Take a look at these …

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Coolest Coops 2018 — Blessings Chook Castle Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Joanna Blessings, Pennsylvania This charming palace is more than just a safe haven from predators, it’s a little place to call home for our backyard feathered …

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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 — Spring e-edition 2017
May 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Picky Chickens Any suggestions on how to get picky chickens to eat anything other than fresh fruit and scratch grain? They will sometimes eat a LITTLE “all …

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Ask the Expert — April/May 2017
April 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Treating a Wound from a Predator My dear chickens have had two predator attacks in the past few weeks, resulting in some head feathers being ripped off …

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Ask the Expert — December 2016/January 2017

Add to Favorites Is My Langshan Rooster Losing Leg Scales? First, let me thank you for the magazine and the Poultry Talk column. I have only had chickens for three …

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Ask the Expert — April/May 2016

Ask our poultry experts about your flock’s health, feed, production, housing and more! Please note that although our team has dozens of years of experience, we are not licensed veterinarians. For serious life and death matters, we advise you to consult with your local veterinarian.

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2015

Add to Favorites Bumblefoot Infections The foot of one of our Leghorns seems to be swollen and when it walks it limps on that foot to the next. I was wondering what it …

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