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6 Basics for Chicken Coop Design
August 13, 2019 . · Coops

When thinking about basic chicken coop design, you need to consider six main things. Whether you plan to construct a high-end, designer chicken coop or something basic, you’ll need to …

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A Hard Lesson Learned in Caring For Baby Chicks
July 15, 2019 . · Chickens 101

We learned a painful lesson in caring for baby chicks, and I’m hesitant to tell this, because I know some will condemn me. They’ll call me irresponsible, a bad parent. The …

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Grooming and Bathing Chickens for a Poultry Show
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Grooming and bathing chickens in preparation for a show is quite easy, but there are a few tricks you should know. Bathing poultry before a show is very common in …

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No Jolt During The Molt: Chicken Care in 7 Steps
March 15, 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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6 Ways to Prepare for Raising Chickens in Winter
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

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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From Backyards to Factory Farms: The Evolution of Poultry Farming in America
March 1, 2019 . · Poultry 101

“The evolution of the chicken industry over the past century has simply been an extraordinary demonstration of the power of science to transform our daily lives,” says Emelyn Rude, a …

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It’s Show Time! Picking the Best Birds to Show and Making Sure They Look Their Best
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Picking show-quality chickens, either to represent your breeder flock or from the sale cages at a show, can be challenging. As always, information is king, so be sure to read …

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How to Compost Chicken Manure
February 25, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Chickens provide us with hours of companionship, fresh eggs, and manure! Lots of manure. About one cubic foot of manure is produced by each chicken in approximately six months. Multiply …

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Why Are My Chickens Laying Soft Eggs – Chickens in a Minute Video
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

At Backyard Poultry, we love to tackle common reader questions, such as: “why have my chickens stopped laying?” or “how to clean a chicken coop.” With our popular Chickens in …

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Wondering How to Wash Fresh Eggs? It’s Safer Not To!
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Americans tend to be germaphobes, which probably explains why we need to know how to wash fresh eggs. Maybe it comes from a deeply rooted cultural mindset that “cleanliness is …

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