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Top 7 Duck Predators: How to Know Which and Prevention

Ducks are far more vulnerable to duck predators than their barnyard poultry peers, chickens. There is an excellent reason the phrase “sitting duck” was coined. These meat and egg birds have no natural means of self-defense against common duck predators. Their beaks are rounded, their toenails are not sharp enough to cause harm, and nearly […]

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How Many People Have Gotten Chickens in the Past Five Years?

How many people have gotten chickens in the past five years? The answer might surprise you. Thinking about getting chickens in 2022? If so, you aren’t alone. In the last five years, especially in the last year, raising backyard chickens has exploded. There are several reasons why. The statistics alone prove something you probably already […]

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Guinea Hen: What is a Guinea Fowl, Eggs, and All You Need To Know (Complete Care Guide)

Guinea hen’s popularity seems to be on the rise. They go by several names, but the most common are Guinea Fowl and Pet Speckled Hen. These peculiar-looking birds are quite the talk of the town wherever they are seen. Guinea chickens are a strange-looking bird to be sure, once seen, never forgotten. They are dramatically […]

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17 Best Blue Chicken Breeds for Your Flock

Blue is a very common and very old color variation in chickens and is being bred into more and more breeds each year. There’s no question why – blue is absolutely gorgeous in chickens! Luckily this popularity is making it easier and easier to find and anyone can add a fun splash of color to […]

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Raising Geese to Protect Chickens

Chickens are an amazing addition to every homestead or small farm but unfortunately many other animals like them just as much as we do. While many people choose to keep their chickens safely cooped up not all breeds can handle the confinement. Others were bred particularly for their ability to forage and free-range, so cooping […]

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The Cornish Cross Chicken

When you go to the grocery store or market, the chicken you find is most likely a Cornish Cross! This was the “breed” that revolutionized how people eat chicken in the United States and many other countries. Chicken dinners used to be more of a special occasion meal, but once you developed this fast-growing, efficient […]

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Are You Buying A Pullet or Hen? How to Tell the Difference

With spring just around the corner, many new and experienced chicken keepers will be venturing out to purchase new chicks for the first time or add more chicks to their existing flock. Some of the most common jargons you will hear when buying new hens: is pullets, hens and point of lay. If you are […]

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How To Tell Which Hens Are Laying Eggs

You have hens laying eggs, but minimal eggs – why is that? What’s happening? It could be environmental, nutritional, seasonal, or just a particular breed of bird. Sometimes you aren’t even sure which hens are laying – or not. Today we are going to look at how you can check to see which of your […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Araucana Chickens

The Araucana chickens are the breed responsible for the blue egg craze, and unfortunately, many chicken enthusiasts confuse this quirky chicken with the Ameraucana and the Easter Egger. It’s understandable, however, since these three types of chickens all lay colorful eggs—mainly blue. Because of the rarity of this breed, the Araucana is hard to come […]

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