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Organic Chicken Feed: What to Know Before Buying

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Once upon a time, we didn’t have to worry about organic chicken feed for our animals and livestock. Sadly, that is no longer true. Manufacturers have been adding things to animal feeds for decades; antibiotics, hormones, and now Genetically Modified Organisms (all in the name of animal health and economy). Happily, some of those practices […]

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Marek’s Disease in Chickens Is 100% Preventable

Marek's disease

Now you may be searching on Google “merrick’s disease in chickens”, but you’ll be glad to know they are the same thing. Are you worried about Marek’s disease in chickens? Whether you’re raising chickens for eggs or meat, this is a disease you’ll want to be on the lookout for since it can decimate your […]

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Top 5 Best Baby Chick Feeder Options: A Comprehensive Buying Guide

Best baby chick feeder

Are you searching for a baby chick feeder to help you save feeds and keep your young ones away from feed contamination? There are myriads of feeder options online. But if you need a guide that’ll help you pick the most ergonomic and economical feeder, you came to the right place! Today, we’ll reveal the […]

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White Striping in Chicken Meat: What It Is and What You Need to Know

white striping in chicken meat

Chicken farming, without a doubt, has become a growing industry. But for most companies to maximize their profits, they have made their chickens grow in unnatural ways until it resulted in white striping in chicken meat. Broiler chickens are known to be raised for their white chicken meat. Unfortunately, some chicken producers don’t exactly follow […]

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Necrotic Enteritis in Chickens: A Complete Overview of Enteritis in Poultry

necrotic enteritis in chickens

Are your chickens not looking well? Are they experiencing diarrhea and not moving as much? It could be a symptom of an underlying condition. One common sickness is necrotic enteritis in chickens. Enteritis in poultry is a controllable disease increasing in number, causing about $6 billion loss worldwide in poultry production. A warning sign that […]

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Chicken Parasites: The Complete Guide Part 2

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Note: This is the second of a two-part series on chicken parasites. This article will focus on internal parasites and the first part of the series focused on external parasites. In the first half of this series, we focused on discussing the harm that parasites can cause your chickens. We won’t repeat this information again; […]

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Chapter Five: Chickens Molting During Winter

Chapter Five All You Need To Know About Chickens Molting

In the fifth chapter of The Definitive Guide To Keeping Chickens In Winter, we look at chickens molting in winter. So, you opened up the hen house in the morning and thought it was a crime scene from CSI. Feathers strewn around the floor in heaps…you think the worst! A predator killed the girls, but no, […]

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Our Top 5 Picks of Electric Poultry Netting

Electric Poultry Netting

Find the best electric poultry netting for your farm with this list of tested and approved products. This post will help you find the perfect product to protect your chickens from predators, keep them safe while they’re eating, and give you peace of mind that they’re not escaping their pen. Here are some tips on […]

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7 Chicken Breeds That Do Well in Cold Climates

Chicken Breeds That Do Well in Cold Climates

The winter weather here in upstate New York during the winter can be brutal, and certain breeds of chicken don’t survive here. It’s crucial that when you’re considering which breed of chicken to get, you take into account your local climate in addition to the bird’s natural climate. A mismatch of the two can prove […]

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