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50+ Surprising Chicken Nesting Box Ideas
September 9, 2019 · · Coops

New flock owners are always on the hunt for creative chicken nesting box ideas, so we asked our Backyard Poultry readers to share their suggestions, pictures, and advice! Take a look …

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What Can Chickens Eat Out of the Garden?
June 6, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Recently one of my podcast listeners asked me, what can chickens eat out of the garden? He wrote: “A question that occurred to me recently is regarding garden waste. I recently …

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Your Options For Chicken Mite Treatment
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Before starting a chicken mite treatment it’s important to know if your flock has mites. So the first step is to perform a Chicken Health Exam. From there, if you have …

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Combating 7 Critters in Chicken Coops and Runs
March 14, 2019 · · Coops

Keeping a clean, critter-free chicken coop and run is important for your chickens’ health and happiness. Insects, bugs, and rodents carry disease and eat feed; snakes will eat eggs and …

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The Phantom Chicken of London: Tastes Like Spooky!

What has feathers, a British accent and goes cluck in the night? When we booked a trip to England this past summer, I wasn’t thinking, “Hey, let’s check out some …

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Herbs Especially For Layers
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Spring brings warmer weather and often the advent of broody hens wanting to hatch a clutch of eggs. I recommend offering your hens some herbs specially chosen to help get …

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Healthy Poultry Feed: Satisfying Supplements
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Raw Oats or Cornmeal Adding a bit of raw oats or ground cornmeal to your chicks’ feed can help prevent pasty butt, an affliction most common in shipped chicks that causes their vents …

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