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7 Reasons to Hang Chicken Nesting Box Curtains
September 13, 2019 · · Coops

Nesting box curtains have been around for a very long time. Farmers would hang burlap or feed bags over the front of their hens’ boxes; present-day backyard chicken keepers often …

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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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Ask the Expert — April/May 2019
April 21, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Tough Winter We’ve had a tough winter here in Central New Hampshire. Lots of snow and ice. The door to my chicken run becomes frozen often and I end up …

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What Do Chickens Need? (VIDEO)
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Join Backyard Poultry magazine in our video series, Chickens in a Minute, as we answer frequently asked questions about how to raise a healthy backyard chicken flock. This video answers: what …

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6 Ways to Prepare for Raising Chickens in Winter
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health,Kids' Corner

As winter is soon to set in, fall is useful for making some necessary preparations. Raising chickens in winter has its challenges, but these six tips for fall flock preparation …

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The Polish Chicken: “The Royalty of Poultry”

By Terry Beebe – The Poland is a unique breed of poultry. It has various names worldwide, which include Padua and Polish chicken and although all of these names would …

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Beginner’s Equipment Guide to Raising Chickens for Eggs

What is the best bedding for chickens won’t be the only question you have as you set up your first brooder. As you await the arrival of your new chicks, …

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Can I Keep Different Chicken Breeds Together? (VIDEO)
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Join Backyard Poultry magazine in our video series, Chickens in a Minute, as we answer frequently asked questions about how to raise a healthy backyard chicken flock. Today’s video answers …

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Ask the Expert — February/March 2019
February 21, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Saxony Ducks Hey there! Absolutely love your website. What a great resource trying to figure out how to get some ducks on her property. My main goals are pets/eggs/action for …

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Mitigating Ammonia: Your Options in Poultry Litter Treatment
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Some of us keep our beloved birds in precarious situations. I don’t mean we necessarily put them in direct danger, but the very idea of us keeping backyard chickens in …

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