Goat Bloating – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Goat bloating

Does your goat struggle to burp, look distressed, salivate and walk awkwardly? These could be signs of goat bloating.  It’s a severe condition that can even take your goat’s life within hours if left untreated.  But what is goat bloating, and why does it happen? Those questions were probably lingering in your head and brought […]

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Top 5 Best Feed for Quails – A Helpful Buying Guide 2021

Feed for quails

About 80% of quail’s diet in the wild is composed of plant materials? But why should you provide quality feed for quails? Even though quails mainly feed on grains, fruits, and plants, giving them the best feed can help kickstart their growth and development. In the long run, it can also benefit since you can […]

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5 Best Bird Feed for Your Pet Bird – Buying Guide 2021

Recent avian research revealed that 80 to 90% of bird diseases are associated with an inadequate diet. This alarming figure shows the importance of giving your pet the best bird feed for their health. Since there are many misconceptions about bird feed, many avian owners have failed to keep their bird’s health at an optimal […]

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Why You’re Feeding Your Chickens To Death And How To Stop It

feeding chickens to death

We all love our chickens and want to do what’s best for them. I know I love nothing more than spoiling them with kitchen scraps and homemade treats, but did you ever stop to think you might be feeding your chickens to death? Over-feeding your girls can lead to obesity and a whole lot of […]

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How to Feed Meat Chickens

feed meat chickens

We feed meat chickens is a little different than feeding a typical layer hen. Chickens bred to be efficient meat birds grow much faster than chickens intended to produce eggs, meaning they have different nutritional requirements.  A Cornish Cross, for example, is ready for processing in about 8-9 weeks, while a heritage breed like the […]

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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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Hens Need Calcium – There’s No Ifs, Ands, or Buts About It!

hens and calcium

What makes hens need calcium? A lack of calcium can lead to weakened eggshells, which means that the eggs are more likely to be broken during transport. In addition, a lack of calcium will also weaken bones and make it easier for them to break. The good news is that you don’t have to worry […]

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Foods Poisonous to Birds – Is There Such a Thing?

poisonous to birds

Believe it or not, many common foods can wreak havoc on a bird’s digestive system and are poisonous to birds. Many of us are familiar with the phrase, “Don’t feed the birds!” What we don’t know is WHY. The reason behind this warning is that many human foods can poison your feathered friends and make […]

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How to Raise Organic Meat Chickens

One of the major perks of raising your chickens for meat is that you have a say in what goes into (or doesn’t ) go into raising your organic meat chickens.  When you control how you raise your own meat, you can make important decisions about how to care for them, how they will live, […]

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