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Can Chickens Get Sunburn?

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Backyard chickens bring a delightful dose of charm and productivity to our lives. Whether you keep them for their fresh eggs, delicious meats, quirky personalities, or as sweet feathered friends, it’s important to provide them with the best care possible. One often overlooked aspect of chicken care is its sensitivity to sunlight. In this blog […]

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What is a Fart Egg: Discovering the Science Behind Yolkless Eggs

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It’s a fine morning, and you’re excitedly walking to your chicken coop to check out their chook’s newly laid eggs. But when you opened the nest box, there was nothing but a teeny-tiny egg. And the craziest thing is when you cracked it open, there was no yolk inside! You were awestruck by the sight […]

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DIY Chicken Tunnel Ideas

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If you’re a backyard chicken enthusiast looking to create an engaging and enriching environment for your feathered friends, you’ve come to the right place. Your flock is naturally curious and active creatures that benefit from the mental and physical stimulation that a chicken tunnel offers. Some people lovingly refer to chicken tunnels as “chunnels.” In […]

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Deathlayer Chicken Breed: Everything You Need to Know

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Have you ever heard about the Deathlayer chicken? Its sinister name might put some people off, but contrary to it, this ultra-rare breed with over 400 years of history is pure eye candy. With its shimmering gold hackle, pretty comb, and solid black eyes, this breed can surely steal your heart. However, despite its striking […]

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Do Chickens Fart? A Fun Fact!

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You may have heard some speculation about whether or not chickens fart, and we’re here to get to the bottom of this great feathered mystery. It’s a topic that has been debated for years with no clear answer. Some chicken keepers claim they’ve heard a “toot” here and there, while others are adamant that this […]

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Bielefelder Chicken Breed Profile

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Bielefelder Kennhuhn or Bielefelders, pronounced “bee-lay-felders,” are a beautiful heritage chicken breed that is easy to sex as newly hatched chicks. They lay lots of eggs, are good meat producers, and are ideal for new chicken keepers. The roosters are known for being protective of their flock and still pleasant to their owners and small children. […]

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Can Chickens Eat Figs?

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Chickens aren’t picky. They’d eat almost anything they could peck on the ground. But if a fig accidentally lands where they forage, should you let them eat it? We know that figs are sweet and are perfect to add to cakes, pies, salads, or be eaten as is. I don’t know about you, but me? […]

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Can Chickens Eat Earwigs?

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As we know, chickens love eating critters. Whatever creepy crawlies they find while foraging, they would happily eat those, antenna and all. And yes, earwigs are no exception! However, the question is: can chickens eat earwigs or not? Are they safe? Aren’t they poisonous? Will they not hurt the chickens with those scary-looking pincers? If […]

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Can Chickens Eat Papaya?

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Papayas, also known as papaw or pawpaw, are fruits usually found and grown in the tropics. They’re plump and juicy, and the flesh is orange in color. If you haven’t eaten one yet, the taste is similar to mango, banana, and peaches combined. And if you happen to have one on hand and you’re raising […]

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Houdan Chicken Breed: Everything You Need to Know

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With its gorgeous black and white mottled pattern, calm disposition, stylish look, and table bird quality, the Houdan chicken has all it takes to get the spotlight in the poultry world. Yet, despite all its fantastic qualities, this majestic breed is often overlooked and is now on the brink of extinction. Others only see this […]

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