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Why and When Do Chickens Molt?

By Jen Pitino – Many people wonder when do chickens molt? Molting, the chicken pundits tell us, is supposed to happen in either spring or at the end of summer as …

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Our Favorite Egg Bake Recipe for Chickens
July 29, 2019 · · Feed & Health

An egg bake recipe for chickens? Why not? I’m cooking eggs for my chickens. Why in the world would I cook eggs for chickens? Good question. Yes, we’ve been raising …

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16 Fascinating Egg Facts

No matter how you cook them—scrambled, poached, fried or baked—eggs are chock full of healthy nutrients. Even if you eat eggs all the time, there may be some things you don’t …

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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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The Edible Egg: Facts and Facets of World Cuisine
June 27, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

When it comes to eggs, facts are right in front of us: they’re healthy, full of protein, and delicious. They’re also economical and easy to prepare. These factors combine to …

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Corn for Chickens and Other Fowl Fallacies
June 18, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Have you heard that providing corn for chickens can make them overheat? Or that feeding cayenne increases egg production? Even experienced chicken owners still believe a few old wives’ tales. …

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Homemade Electrolytes to Combat Heat Exhaustion In Chickens
May 20, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Heat exhaustion, heat stroke or even death is a very real danger to chickens when temperatures rise. They don’t sweat like humans do, and are somewhat limited in their ability to …

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Pumpkin Treats Chickens Will Love for Cool Weather

Did you know that there are many pumpkin treats chickens will love to eat during the cooler weather? As summer turns to fall, it’s a great time to store up …

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Lessons From a Neverending Battle Against Bumblefoot in Chickens

By Brittany Thompson, Georgia As long as I have been raising poultry, one of the most common problems I experience is bumblefoot in chickens. Here is what I have learned… Lesson …

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What to Feed Baby Chicks to Make Them Thrive

Originally published in Backyard Poultry April / May 2017. Subscribe for more helpful tips like this! Knowing what to feed baby chicks is a critical first step to giving them …

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