Chicken Diseases: 5 Common Flock Problems And How To Treat Them

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Today’s topic is common disease and problems found in your flock that you can usually treat at home.

Some of the diseases and problems that can plague chickens are easily dealt with at home using common remedies that you likely have in your medicine chest.

As we all know, running off to the veterinary every time something occurs is expensive and often happens on ‘off’ hours or weekends.

So in this article we discuss the… [Read More]

Serama: Is This Tiny Chicken Right For Your Flock?

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Small but mighty, the Serama lays claim to the smallest chicken in the world, and also one of the most expensive!

It is a relative newcomer to the Western world, but has been known in Singapore for many years. It has the distinction of being a true bantam – there is no large counterpart chicken.

It has won the hearts of many and although still considered a scarcity in this country, the numbers of Seramas… [Read More]

Black Star Chicken: Learn All About This Super Star Layer

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The Black Star chicken is a relatively recent addition to the backyard chicken world.

This breed was created to lay a huge amount of eggs to satisfy the grocery needs of the expanding population in the 1950s. However these days you are most likely to find them on homesteads.

Keep reading to learn more about this little beautiful hen, and find out if it is suitable for your backyard.

History and Background of Black Star… [Read More]

15 Amazing Facts About Fertilized Chicken Eggs

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Since hatching season will soon be upon us, we thought we would gather together some fascinating facts about fertile eggs.

While you may know everything about fertilized eggs already, it’s always good to have a review once in a while just in case you missed something.

As we go along, we will try and break some long held myths and ‘old wives tales’ about sexing eggs and other tidbits too.

Grab a cup of tea… [Read More]

Poultry Waterer: Which Is Best For Your Flock?

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Chicken waterers are an essential part of your equipment for flock care. You can find them in farm stores and online – but so many choices, which do you choose?

We are here to help you decide which will be the best type for your flock and your circumstances.

You have gravity waterers, nipples waterers, chicken cups, automatics but which one is best?

In this article we will explain the pros and cons of… [Read More]