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Tips on Rooster Care; Keep Your Stud in Top Form
August 27, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Rooster care is something many of us don’t think about often, but there are a few things we can do to keep our roosters in good shape. Even the best …

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How to Make a Dust Bath For Chickens
June 19, 2019 · · Coops

A healthy and good smelling chicken NEEDS to take a dust bath on a regular basis. Chances are if your chicken is “not too fresh,” then they do not have access to a dust bath. …

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Chicken Mites & Northern Fowl Mites: Controlling Infestations

By Laura E. John – The goal of most poultry flock owners is to reap all of the benefits from their investments of time, money and labor. An essential step …

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Keeping Show Chickens Healthy
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Show chickens are hugely entertaining. Fun, as they may be, keeping and exhibiting show chicken breeds can be more involved than keeping run-of-the-mill egg layers. One of the big differences is …

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A Guide to Recognizing and Treating Chicken Foot Problems
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Two common chicken foot problems and leg ailments are leg mites and bumblefoot, both of which are easy to treat. Less common, but sometimes mistaken for either leg mites or bumblefoot, is a type …

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Your Options For Chicken Mite Treatment
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Before starting a chicken mite treatment it’s important to know if your flock has mites. So the first step is to perform a Chicken Health Exam. From there, if you have …

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Hidden Health Problems: Chicken Lice and Mites
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

It’s inevitable. Someday, no matter how careful you are or how clean you keep things, you’re going to find chicken lice, mites, or both on your birds and in your …

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Chicken Mites Treatment: How to Keep Lice and Mites Out of Your Coop
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

When it comes to chicken mites treatment, the best defense against poultry pests is a good offense! Warm weather brings out the lice, mites and other creepy-crawlies to torment your …

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Is Caring for Chickens a Huge Time Commitment?

by Kim Ellsworth You’ve probably seen those chicks sold in hardware stores and feed outlets. They’re cute, fluffy —absolutely adorable. But if you take some home, how much time will …

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How Resilient Are Chickens?

By Linda White-Francis, Florida When the behemoth Pasco County truck pulled away, I turned to my husband in tears, not knowing whether to be happy or sad because the debris had …

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