Top 11 Ways to Accidentally Kill Your Chickens

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Over recent years, many people have taken the plunge and decide to keep chickens.

Unfortunately, some people have done so without doing even basic research into the care and upkeep of their flock.

Subsequently, some birds languish or die simply from lack of appropriate care or attention.

This is certainly something you don’t want and something which can be easily avoided.

We have put together some of the most common ways in which chicks or chickens… [Read More]

Are You Prepared For Chicken Trouble? How to Create a Backup Plan

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Today we are going to look at a few of the problems and issues that can come with caring for chickens.

Of course, these issues don’t arise solely for chickens, but for any livestock you are caring for- even pets.

Your animals and birds rely on you to feed, water and house them so it’s impossible to just ‘drop the ball’ and ignore their welfare.

However sometimes emergencies arise and you need to make sure you… [Read More]

Why Raising Chickens Is Much Easier Than You Think!

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Did you ever want to get chickens, but thought it was too much trouble? Did the thought of housing them, feeding them and cleaning the coop put you off!?

There is no denying that there is some work attached to keeping chickens, but it’s nowhere near as bad as you think!

Once you have your coop set up and the ladies have moved in, you can begin to organize your routine.

Having a set routine will… [Read More]

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Get Chickens

7 Reasons Why You Should Not Get Chickens

Many people get chickens thinking they are cute, easy to look after and do not require a great deal of maintenance.

After all, how much upkeep can a chicken require?

Unfortunately, this rosy outlook puts a lot of chickens into shelters, on the streets or killed because they did not meet the owners’ expectations.

If you are looking at getting chickens but are not 100% sure, then this article is for you.

We have compiled… [Read More]

The Miracle of Chickens’ Feathers

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All birds are covered to a greater or lesser extent with feathers. We really don’t think about the amazing ability of this simple structure too much.

The very first birds, Archaeopteryx, were huge terrifying beasts. They are one of the first known appearances of the feather, enabling this dinosaur to fly! Several others dinosaurs also had rudimentary feathering.

We are going to take a closer look at this marvel of engineering and see… [Read More]