chicken-pen

How to Raise Free Range Chickens
July 18, 2019 · · Chickens 101

In the discussion of raising chickens, there have been two traditional schools of thought. The first is total free range. Usually, an evening feeding of grain or other treat is used …

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How to Make a Dust Bath For Chickens
June 19, 2019 · · Coops

A healthy and good smelling chicken NEEDS to take a dust bath on a regular basis. Chances are if your chicken is “not too fresh,” then they do not have access to a dust bath. …

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Training a Chicken or Turkey to Come When Called
May 12, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Dogs and dolphins aren’t the only animals you can train to come when called. Almost any mammal will “come” for food … even backyard chickens and turkeys. Here are some …

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How an Injured Chick Became My Pet Chicken
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Several years ago, when we were fairly new to owning backyard chickens, we had a small flock of six, but we were ready to expand. While at our feed store, …

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Chicken Tractor Designs to Inspire Your Creativity
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

By Bill Dreger, Ohio – Chicken tractor designs are becoming more popular as more and more homesteaders and folks who keep backyard chickens are looking for flexibility and the ability to …

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What Killed My Chicken?
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

By Gail Damerow – Keep a flock for long and sooner or later you’ll be asking yourself, “What killed my chicken?” Many marauders love our backyard chickens as much as we …

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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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