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Respiratory Distress in Chickens

Add to Favorites 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. …

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Exploring How Feed Affects Egg Yolk Color

Add to Favorites By Doug Ottinger – Many chicken owners know that egg yolk color is heavily influenced by the feed their birds eat. But do they really understand how …

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Chicken Caesar Salad – With Classic or Pesto Dressing Plus Homemade Croutons
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites The first time I saw my husband making his signature Caesar salad at a restaurant where we both worked, I was pretty impressed. Why? He wasn’t known …

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Frittatas 101 – Start Basic Then Make it Fancy
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites When I learned to make frittatas, I knew I had a dish simple enough for a family supper yet fancy enough for entertaining. Frittata, which translates to …

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Keeping Your Flock Away From Predators Takes Strategy, Knowledge, and a Little Craftiness
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By  Wendy E.N. Thomas – Just as it is anywhere birds are kept, in the northeast, we have several predators that pose a serious threat to backyard flocks. For …

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Find the Best Automatic Chicken Door Opener
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites An automatic chicken door is indispensable if you’re not always there to let your backyard chickens out in the morning and close them in at night to …

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What Does a Chicken Coop Need in Case of Emergency
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Patricia Harris Pointing – “Expect the unexpected” is as true in poultry-keeping as anywhere else. Having an answer to what does a chicken coop need in case …

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Natural Pest Controlling Methods: How To Control Flies In Your Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Natural pest controlling methods can be both effective and safe for controlling flies in your chicken coop. There are many different varieties of flies, but they are …

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Cackle Inn: Coolest Coops Editors’ Choice Winner
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Coop Name: Cackle Inn Owner: Pat Opp Location: Rolla, Missouri In 2016, I retired from the U. S. Army as a military chaplain with post-traumatic stress disorder …

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Ask the Expert – February/March 2018
February 20, 2018 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Poisonous Plants I inherited eight hens when we bought our house. We also inherited a beautiful garden with a variety of plants. The hens have free range …

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