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Can Chickens Eat Basil?

Can chickens eat basil

Basil is a culinary herb widely used in Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. If you have basil in your garden and your chicken forages in it, there’s a high chance your poultry birds might peck on it. But can chickens eat basil? The answer is yes, chickens can. But can chickens eat all parts of basil […]

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Do Chickens Sweat: Unveiling The Chickens’ Cooling Mechanism

Do chickens sweat

If you’ve been keeping poultry birds for a while now, you’ve probably asked yourself, “Do chickens sweat?” It’s interesting to know if poultry birds perspire like us. And if they do, then how do chickens sweat? Well, actually, chickens don’t sweat like humans. But how do chickens expel heat from their body? If you’re curious about […]

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How to Gut a Chicken: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Gut a Chicken

Are you a beginner in the world of chicken butchering and have no clue how to gut a chicken? It can be a daunting process, and while butchering and gutting a chicken is rarely an enjoyable process, it’s far easier than you might think. In this post, we will break down the process into easy-to-follow […]

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How to Preserve Chicken Meat: 3 Useful Preservation Methods

How to preserve chicken meat

Did you know that you can preserve chicken meat for up to 15 years, even without refrigeration? And the best part is it also makes the food tastier over time. But you may be wondering now how to preserve chicken meat to last that long. Well, if you do, you came to the right place […]

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Can Chickens Eat Eggs?

Can chickens eat eggs

Chickens are the greatest producers of eggs, the healthy superfood people consume globally. But can chickens eat eggs? Well, the answer is YES. That might not sit right with you because even if eggs are highly nutritious and beneficial for everyone, the thought of chickens eating their own product might come with a risk. And […]

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Duck Eggs vs. Chicken Eggs: An Eggs-traordinary Comparison

Duck eggs vs Chicken eggs

Are you in a dilemma in choosing between duck eggs vs. chicken eggs for your diet? These superfoods are both nutritious and healthy, but they do have differences in size, taste, cost, and nutrition. So if you’re trying to weigh in which egg to pick on your next shopping list, don’t worry, we got you! […]

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Probiotics for Chickens: Benefits, Sources, and Supplements

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As a homesteader, you likely aim to provide your chickens with the best living conditions possible. However, providing nutritious feed and clean water may not be enough to ensure a healthy flock. You also need to consider adding probiotics to your poultry’s diet. That’s right—probiotics aren’t just good for us humans. They’re great for the […]

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Can Chickens Eat Rice?

Can Chickens Eat Rice

Chickens can devour almost anything their beaks get into, but how about rice? Can chickens eat rice? The simple answer is YES! Chickens can feed on rice. But there are many ways of serving rice and many parts of it that could or could not be given to your bird. So, in this article, we’ll […]

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Do Chickens Yawn? Reasons Why Chickens Open Their Mouth

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Chickens are amazing creatures. I’ve been keeping backyard chickens for years now, and they never cease to amaze me with interesting things I’m learning about them every day! […]

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Can Chickens Eat Noodles and Pasta?

Can chickens eat noodles

Chickens are known for their ability to gorge on almost everything, including your favorite pasta. But can chickens eat noodles, and is it safe for them? In this article, we’ll discuss this concern about the chicken diet and help you determine if throwing scrap pasta is safe for your flocks. In particular, you’ll find out […]

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