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Building My Dream Chicken Run and Coop
January 24, 2020 · · Coops

My fascination with chickens started when I was just a boy of 13 years. I tended the chickens, gathered the eggs, cleaned the chicken run and coop.

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How a Chicken Lays an Egg Inside of an Egg
January 7, 2020 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites When raising chickens for eggs, expect the unexpected. Though quite rare, it is well-known that occasionally a hen will lay an egg inside of an egg. The cause …

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8 Interesting Features of the Silkie Chicken Breed
January 6, 2020 · · Chickens 101

Silkies are distinctly different from any other chicken breed. They share a unique combination of genetic and behavioral features. In 2003, a group of Japanese researchers mapped the mitochondrial DNA of a Silkie to determine the breed’s genetic position in relation to other birds in the genus Gallus.

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Useful Chicken Accessories for Your Flock
October 8, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Chicken keeping is becoming increasingly popular across the country. This popularity surge has led to the invention of new chicken accessories for small and large flock keepers …

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Ask the Expert: Parasites (Lice, Mites, Worms, Etc.)

Do you have a question about parasites and your flock? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Feathers

Do you have a question about molting, feather picking, or other feather issues? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Pecking

Do you have a question about chicken pecking? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Summer

Do you have a question about keeping poultry in summer/heat? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Ducks

Do you have a question about ducks? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other duck owners.

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Ask the Expert: Predators

Do you have a question about poultry predators? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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