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Buckeye Chickens: An All-American Breed

By Christine Henrichs – No chicken breed is perfect, but many Buckeye chicken breeders figure they have come close enough with their breed. Breeders extol the virtues of vigor, resilience …

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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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8 Simple Boredom Busters for Urban Chickens

By Jodi Helmer – Robert Litt makes sure the six hens foraging, roosting, and scratching in the backyard coop and run of his Portland, Oregon home are never bored. In urban …

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Spring Cleaning From Chicken Coop to Kitchen
March 14, 2019 · · Coops

By Janice Cole, Minnesota The chickens are always a little frantic as I begin to clean, wondering what’s happening to their little world, but they’re all so happy to be …

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Winter Windowsill Herbs for Chickens

By Mel Dickinson — Growing herbs inside is a great way to beat the winter blues. Right now, most of us are bundling up, hunkering down with a cup of …

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Poultry & Produce—Keeping Your Poultry In Your Garden

By Kenny Coogan, Florida “When we were given five or six adult chickens, we learned that we had to keep the chickens out of the garden area, so we put …

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Respiratory Distress in Chickens

By Wendy E.N. Thomas, New Hampshire Abnormal breathing in a chicken could mean the bird is hot, scared or it might mean that the bird has a respiratory disease. The average respiratory rate …

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Easy DIY Nest Box Ideas
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

There are pre-made chicken nesting boxes available for purchase through poultry supply retailers. You can also get creative and come up with some nice chicken nesting boxes from materials you …

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