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These Are 17 Things Only A Bird Owner Understands

Bird Owner

New to being a bird owner?  Welcome to the club!  Do you feel like there is something about owning birds that separates you from the rest of the world? Well, it’s probably not just your imagination. There are some things only bird owners understand. Being a bird owner is a lot of work. You have […]

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Cost of Purchasing and Caring for a Pet Bird

Pet Bird Cost

If you’re thinking about getting a pet bird or two for your home, grab your calculator and start budgeting – this is the cost of purchasing and caring for a pet bird. Although raising a bird is certainly not going to make or break your budget, there are certain costs associated with raising a bird. […]

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Reasons Why Diatomaceous Earth Is Used For Chickens

Diatomaceous Earth and chickens

If you’re looking for natural ways to treat your flock for parasites, you may want to add diatomaceous earth to your care plan. More and more chicken owners have jumped on board with natural methods of coop care in recent years. Luckily, more research is conducted every year to use this ancient substance to prevent […]

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14 of the Most Popular Companion Birds

Companion Birds

In this post, we’ll tell you about raising 14 of the most popular companion birds as pets.  If you’re thinking about raising birds as pets, you’ve made a smart choice. Birds are beautiful and come in many shapes, sizes, colors, and styles. The type of bird you choose will depend on your lifestyle and personality.  […]

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Rouen Duck Breed: Everything You Need To Know

Rouen Duck Breed

The Rouen duck breed is a domesticated duck. They are typically raised for meat, exhibition, and as a pet. They are considered a heavyweight breed of duck. These ducks aren’t the best layers around. But they do offer a charismatic appeal to any backyard flock. If you’re new to raising ducks – or perhaps want […]

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Chicken Bullying: How to Stop Them Pecking Each Other

chicken bullying

Todays’ article tackles one of the least endearing qualities of our beloved hens – chicken bullying. It is more than establishing the ‘pecking order’- it is systematically picking on one or two hens for no apparent reason. Bullying can be limited to feather plucking or escalate into full-blown warfare, with the receiving hen being severely […]

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The A-Z of Chicken Breeds and Choosing the Perfect One

Naturally, the perfect chicken breeds mean different things to different people. My perfect chicken would not only lay the egg but scramble it and serve it in bed to me. While I enjoyed breakfast in bed, she would do housework! So, for me, the perfect chicken sadly doesn’t exist, but truthfully I think chickens are […]

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What Is The Best Drake to Hen Ratio When Raising Ducks?

Drake to Hen ratio

“Drake to hen ratio” is a common term in the duck raising and breeding world. What does this mean, and why should you care? Perhaps more importantly, have you ever wondered what the drake to hen ratio is for your favorite duck breed? Wondering which type of ducks are better suited for laying eggs than […]

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Sour Crop in Chickens: What is it And How to Treat it

Sour Crop in Chickens- What is it And How to Treat it

What is a sour crop? We all hear about it from time to time but hopefully will never experience it with our hens. We will delve into what it is, how to treat it and how to avoid it in the future. Also, we’re going to look at impacted crops, which is something a bit […]

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