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No Jolt During The Molt: Chicken Care in 7 Steps
October 9, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Lana Beckard, Nutrena® Poultry Expert – Ready or not, here comes the molt. Chickens shedding feathers and a drop in egg production in the fall are good indicators that your …

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Composting Grass Clippings in the Garden and Coop
August 28, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Composting grass clippings is a great way to save money and make use of all your available resources. One of my favorite gardening tips is to use grass clippings in …

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Red, White, and Blue Chicken Breeds

Happy 4th of July! I have been playing around with my chicken run garden and taking some photos of the chickens enjoying the flowers. The garden is right in front of …

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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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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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What Does it Mean When a Chicken Lays a Lash Egg?
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Ever heard of a lash egg? Odds are you probably haven’t. It can be a one-time occurrence or it can be an uncommon symptom of an illness that is actually …

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DIY Easy Clean Chicken Coop Idea
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

By Jerry Hanson, Pine Meadows Hobby Farm, Oregon When thinking of a chicken coop idea, I knew I wanted an easy to clean coop. I came up with this chicken …

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Chicken Fences: Chicken Wire Vs. Hardware Cloth
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

If it’s called chicken wire, it must be for chickens, right? Chicken wire is widely recognized as the hexagon shaped welded wire, commonly used on farms for various fencing needs, …

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