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Dad’s Small Chicken Coop, a Labor of Love
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Cindy Pradarelli, Wisconsin — A small chicken coop doesn’t have to be too small! I bought my dad and mom a rooster and six pullets for …

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The Barbie Dream House: A Very Cool Chicken Coop Idea
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Samir Shahin, M.D., California — Where did we start with our fun chicken coop idea? While our family was walking home from the beach, we saw …

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How to Build a Chicken Coop for $200 or Less
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites They call it chicken math. It’s basically the justification chicken lovers use when they buy more chicks. How many straight run chicks should you buy if you want …

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4 Chicken Runs and Coops Built from Recycled Materials
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Have you ever wanted to build a chicken run and coop for your backyard chickens, but had no idea where to start? Take a look at these …

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Ask the Expert – June/July 2018
June 18, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Inferior Golden Buffs My Golden Buff that was almost three years old, died three days ago. Before she died, she showed the signs of being inactive, stood …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2017
October 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Rooster Yawning One of our two-year-old Leghorn hens occasionally just bursts into these fits of yawning. They just come at random times like when she is eating …

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Ask the Expert — Late Summer e-edition 2017

Add to Favorites Gardening with Chicken Manure Fresh chicken manure in the garden — let me know if I’ve come up with a technique that is okay, or please warn …

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Ask the Expert — Summer e-edition 2017
July 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Using Apple Cider Vinegar How often do you use vinegar? How much vinegar per gallon of water? — Joe ************************** Hi Joe, Apple cider vinegar can be …

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Ask the Expert — June/July 2017
June 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Missing Feathers This is a photo of one of my black sex link chickens. She is a one-year-old that is losing her feathers from her head and …

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Ask the Expert — Spring e-edition 2017
May 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Picky Chickens Any suggestions on how to get picky chickens to eat anything other than fresh fruit and scratch grain? They will sometimes eat a LITTLE “all …

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