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Raising an Indoor Pet Chicken

By Wendy E.N. Thomas – We never had any intentions of raising an indoor pet chicken, but it’s funny how life goes sometimes. Our indoor pet chicken experience started when I …

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We Try To Put All the Poultry Clichés and Idioms in One Basket
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Our backyard poultry have infiltrated many aspects of our lives. They have their own feed stores, their own medical complexes and even their own departments within many extension offices. They …

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Tips for Helping Your Poultry Flock Through A Spring Feather Molt

By Jen Pitino, Idaho Conventional chicken keeping wisdom dictates that annual molting occurs at the end of summer or the early fall, when daylight hours shorten and temperatures drop. Despite this prevailing …

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How an Injured Chick Became My Pet Chicken
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Several years ago, when we were fairly new to owning backyard chickens, we had a small flock of six, but we were ready to expand. While at our feed store, …

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How to Order Baby Chicks in the Mail
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

So you want to start raising backyard chickens? And you want to start out with cute, fuzzy chicks? Of course, you do. You can either purchase them from another farm, …

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A Guide to Different Colored Chicken Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Imagine the excitement of peering into your nesting boxes and finding a rainbow of different colored eggs every day. There are more than 60 breeds of chickens recognized by the …

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