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Fowl Pox in Chickens: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

fowlpox in chickens

Ever heard about fowl pox in chickens? Have you ever wondered if it’s contagious or fatal to your flock? Fowl pox in chickens is a viral disease that is contagious and needs your immediate intervention. The avian pox virus causes it and can manifest as wet or dry. Luckily, this is not a fast-spreading viral […]

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My Chicken Ate a Snake: Here’s What You Can Do

my chicken ate a snake

Backyard chicken keeping can be a rewarding and sometimes surprising experience. One such unexpected event is the first time you see your chickens chasing and even eating backyard snakes. If you’re reading this article now, you might have encountered the same scenario (or probably worried that it would happen). In this guide, we’ll explore why […]

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How to Collect Chicken Poop

Are you planning to raise a flock yet wondering how to collect chicken poop? Proper waste management is an important aspect of responsible chicken keeping. This guide explores the intricacies of how to collect chicken poop effectively, from selecting the right tools to implementing sustainable disposal methods. These practices let poultry enthusiasts strike a balance […]

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Egg Peritonitis in Chickens: Symptoms and Prevention

egg peritonitis in chickens

There’s nothing more stressful to deal with than egg peritonitis in chickens. Don’t know what that is? Egg peritonitis is a condition in which an egg becomes “stuck” inside a hen’s body, leading to inflammation and infection of the peritoneum (the lining of the abdominal cavity). This condition is more common in older hens and […]

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Understanding the Digestive System of a Chicken

digestive system of a chicken

Chickens are fascinating creatures with unique bodily systems, including their digestive system. As omnivores, chickens are capable of breaking down both plant and animal materials to obtain the necessary nutrients for survival. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the: Complexities of the chicken’s digestive system How it works and allows the chicken to thrive […]

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Chicken Dislocated Leg: Signs to Look For & Treatment Options

chicken dislocated leg

There’s nothing quite like seeing your hens and roosters strutting around the coop or run, marching about like they own the place! Having happy, healthy chickens can put a smile on any chicken owner’s face, but what do you do when that strut no longer happens? A common issue that many chicken owners face is […]

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Poultry Cannibalism: Signs, Solution, and Prevention

poultry cannibalism

It’s certainly not pleasant to think about, but as chicken owners, it’s something we’ll all have to come to terms with at some point or another: chicken cannibalism. Yes, you read that right. Chickens can sometimes (and often do) resort to eating each other. So, why does cannibalism happen in chickens? There are a few […]

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Can Chickens Eat Mango?

Can Chickens Eat Mango

Mangoes are one of the most popular fruits in the world, a global phenomenon often referred to as the “King of fruits”. But this tasty goodness has 14% sugar by weight. So can chickens eat mango fruit? The answer is YES, but not all parts of a mango fruit are safe for chicken consumption. So […]

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Man Attempted to Cook Chickens in Hot Spring, Banned from Yellowstone National Park

Man Attempted to Cook Chickens in Hot Spring

A man was caught attempting to cook two chickens in a hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. He was banned from the park for two years and was required to pay a fine of $1,200. According to a park spokeswoman, a group of 10 hikers, including a child, were found climbing toward the Shoshone Geyser […]

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Salmonella in Chickens: Causes, Signs, and Prevention

salmonella in chickens

Is there anything cuter than snuggling a freshly hatched baby chick? We think not! Unfortunately, as more people raise their own backyard chickens, the risks of cuddling those adorable little chicks are becoming more prevalent. One of the most significant concerns we face is the risk of salmonella in chickens. Before you let your kids […]

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