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Muscovy Duck: Eggs, Facts, Care Guide and More…

The Muscovy duck is an unmistakable sight with its bright red caruncles. This unusual-looking duck has been kept for hundreds of years and is a staple for many indigenous peoples of South America, adding eggs and meat to their diet. Although originally a tropical bird, it has adapted well to various climates and can thrive […]

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Hatching Eggs

That time of year is almost upon us again – hatching season! Many of us get the hatching bug and long to hatch out some of our chicks – after all. They are very fuzzy, cute, and endearing. In our guide below, we cover everything you need to know about hatching eggs; from setting up […]

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The Definitive List of Chicken Treats: What Can Chickens Eat?

We all love to give our hens tidbits, but just what can chickens eat? I’m sure you’ve wondered what treats you can safely give to chickens, so we have put together this definitive list containing over 200 snacks. If you want to search for a specific snack you can use our tool below. Or you […]

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46 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build [Updated 2022]

So, you are planning to build your own chicken coop. Don’t panic. Take a deep breath! If you are concerned that you won’t be able to read the coop plans and be too technical, you are not alone. I cannot read and execute building plans to save my life, yet I have built a total […]

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14 Environmental and Garden Benefits of Backyard Chickens

Chickens were domesticated around 9000 years ago in Indian and Eastern Asia. Since then they have been the source of much amusement, enjoyment and food. Today, we want to honour the backyard chicken and show everyone just what an incredible animal they are. For instance, did you know that the average US household would need […]

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Chicken Supplies: 7 Things Every Flock Needs

Keeping chickens is relaxing and enjoyable, but before you get your fluffy little friends there are a few things you should have ready. Just as we need some furniture, carpets and other goodies to make our homes complete, so do chickens. They aren’t as demanding as most folks, but there are a few poultry supplies […]

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11 Must Haves For First Time Beginner Chicken Owners: Checklist for Chicken Coop

Chickens are entertaining little creatures that are great for pure enjoyment, ornamental appeal, and fresh eggs. Bringing home a new flock is an exciting experience but if they arrive without proper preparation, the excitement can turn into panic quickly. When you are not prepared, you will spend the most money trying to purchase everything you […]

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Newcastle Disease In Poultry: What It Is, and Why There Was A Massive Culling of Poultry in California

Imagine waking up to a knock on the door, and a slew of people alleged to be government officials alert you that your entire flock of beloved chickens is scheduled to be destroyed. In 2019 many California residents had to face a bleak reality. It was a Newcastle disease outbreak (vND). The disease started on […]

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Biosecurity and Chickens: All About Biosecurity in Poultry

Exactly what is biosecurity? It’s one of those words that gets’ thrown around a lot these days, but many people are still unsure exactly what it means. Biosecurity is a set of preventative measures put into place to prevent transmission of diseases/infections to your chickens. In its basic form, it is a set of safeguards […]

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Top 6 Big Christmas Gifts For Your Chickens

Yes it’s that time of year again! There are cards and presents to think about, lists to make, food to prepare and families to organize. It can be a frantic and expensive time of year. Fortunately, your chickens won’t worry about a card or how much you spent on their presents- they are happy just […]

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