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Cardinal Symbolism

cardinal in the trees

Whether you see them only occasionally as they fly from shrub to shrub, or you have a family of cardinals living in your backyard birdhouse. You’re likely wondering whether there is any cardinal symbolism that you should be aware of. The short answer? Absolutely. The cardinal is one of the most well-known and iconic birds […]

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Flocks Need a Daily Snack Too!

Flocks Need a Daily Snack Too!

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are important – but do your flocks need a daily snack, too? Chickens have a lot of energy and need plenty of calories to keep them going. At the same time, you can provide most of your chickens’ nutritional requirements via their feed – which is specially formulated to meet their […]

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Aggressive Rooster: How to Train Him to be ‘Mr. Nice Guy’

aggressive rooster

We constantly hear of roosters that are mean to the hens and their keepers. Today we will give you a few tips on an aggressive rooster and how to make him a ‘Mr. Nice Guy’. That means you’re going to learn how to tame your aggressive rooster! It will take some time and patience, so […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Quail Eggs

Everything You Need to Know About Quail Eggs

Aside from the fact that quail eggs are gloriously adorable, there are quite a few other reasons to consider getting your hands on these little gems. Quail are easy birds to keep and care for, and since they are considered game birds, they can also be kept in some cities where chickens are not allowed. […]

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Polish Chickens: Temperament, Color and Egg Laying

polish chickens

Are you ready to meet with a fun, friendly, quirky chicken with personality and good looks? Well, wait, no more here they are! The Polish chicken has a long history, with much of it lost in the mists of time. It has become beloved by ‘chickenistas’ worldwide. There really isn’t another bird that comes close […]

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Chicken Roosts: What Are Perches and Why Your Hens Need Them

chicken roost

Chicken Roosts, you would think that there isn’t much to write about regarding roosting perches, right? As ‘seasoned’ poultry keepers, we sometimes are surprised by seemingly simple questions that new folks ask – but keep on asking! We take for granted things that we have found or worked out, maybe second nature to us, but […]

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7 Natural Ways to Treat Chicken Mites and Stop Them Returning

7 Natural Ways to Treat Chicken Mites and Stop Them Returning

I’m betting that some of you are already going ‘eww’ and have started scratching! The good news is that chicken mites live on chickens (in general) – not people. Although they can and will bite you, possibly causing local skin irritation. If left untreated, mites can be extremely harmful to your chickens and can even […]

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5 Best Quail Cages That Make Raising Quail Easy

Quail Cage

If you’ve decided to raise your quail in quail cages or pens, there are an overwhelming number of options available to you. Quail are relatively easy to care for and not very picky; however, there are a few things that every quail cage needs, so as you are shopping and planning, check to make sure […]

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Cockatiels: Everything You Need To Know

cockatiel

Are you interested in raising cockatiels? If so, this guide will tell you everything you need to know to do so successfully. If you’re looking for a new pet, or want to add another bird to your flock, then cockatiels are a perfect choice. They come in a variety of colors and patterns with different […]

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