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Mitigating Ammonia: Your Options in Poultry Litter Treatment
June 13, 2020 · · 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 an otherwise urban environment can be a precarious peace-keeping mission.

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Five Reasons Why I Love Owning Chickens
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites Being raised on a farm, owning chickens is a natural thing for me, but when someone asked me about my personal reasons for owning chickens, I had …

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Permaculture, Gardening with Chickens

Add to Favorites By Bob Egert, The Garden of Egert Crooked Creek Ranch, Texas We moved to the country three years ago. We are living on a 140-acre parcel that …

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10 Chicken-Feeding Facts

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena Poultry Expert Some say chickens are simple animals. We say they are amazing! Like humans, though, a wholesome diet can make a big …

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Building a Portable Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

I have wanted chickens for a long time, not only for the eggs and meat, but to help control the bugs that get into the gardens (not to mention, the fertilizer they produce).

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Pine Meadows’ Hobby Farms Easy-Clean Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Jerry Hanson, Pine Meadows Hobby Farm, Oregon In November of 2012, my wife and I found five acres to purchase from our county’s surplus property auction. This farm is …

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Eliminating Flies in the Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Flies in the chicken coop are a common nuisance, but sometimes conditions allow the populous to get out of hand. Nobody wants to batt flies from his …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2018
October 20, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Not Laying Eggs My wife and I are new to backyard chickens and I was wondering if you have some advice for one of our hens. We …

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