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Corn for Chickens and Other Fowl Fallacies
June 18, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Have you heard that providing corn for chickens can make them overheat? Or that feeding cayenne increases egg production? Even experienced chicken owners still believe a few old wives’ tales. …

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Are You Wondering What Do Roosters Eat?
June 17, 2019 . · Feed & Health

The common answer from chicken keepers when you ask them “what do roosters eat” is that they feed their roosters the same thing as the rest of the flock. This …

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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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What to Feed Chickens to Keep Them Healthy

Quality nutrition is the bedrock of your bird’s health, longevity, and performance. Just like you and me, if a chicken is fed junk it will live a shorter life, have …

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Is Feeding Chickens Scraps from the Kitchen Safe?
April 29, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Feeding chickens scraps from the kitchen is a great way to give them healthy treats and make sure your leftovers don’t go to waste. Next time you clean out your …

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Can Chickens Eat Cranberries?
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

It’s the holidays and cranberries are everywhere. Can chickens eat cranberries? Yes. They make a great treat by themselves or mixed in other recipes. Chickens do fairly well in the …

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What Can You Feed Chickens?
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Originally published in Backyard Poultry April / May 2017. Subscribe for more helpful tips like this! What can you feed chickens? is a common question and many beginning chicken keepers …

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How to Make Suet Cakes for Chickens
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Need some ideas for what to feed your backyard chickens over the winter? As the weather gets colder, the treats I feed my flock focus more on energy and warming …

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Can Chickens Eat Pumpkin Seeds & Guts?
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

When raising backyard chickens, it’s important to understand what to feed chickens to keep them healthy on a daily basis. But they absolutely love pumpkin, which is loaded with so many great …

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3 Tips to Help Hens Lay Eggs That Are Fresh & Healthy
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

By Mikelle Roeder, Ph.D., flock nutritionist for Purina Animal Nutrition – Raising backyard chickens should be fun. You provide your hens a chicken coop, care and quality feeds. They provide you …

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