Chicken Brooders: Everything you Need to Know

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A chicken brooder is an essential piece of equipment for you if you intend to hatch and raise chicks yourself.

The really nice thing about having one ready to go is that you can effectively hatch year round if you want to.

In this article we will explain the various chicken brooders available so you can work out which one is best for you. We will also discuss heaters, how to set up one up… [Read More]

How Long Do Hard Boiled Eggs Last: The Complete Guide

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Keeping eggs fresh has always been a challenge.

Less than 100 years ago refrigeration was a luxury for the rich, so keeping eggs fresh relied on ingenuity and the staples of the house.

In this article we are going to be talking mainly about hard boiled eggs; how to, storage, nutrition.

This is all you ever wanted to know about hard boiled eggs, all in one place. We will also talk about a couple of… [Read More]

Baby Chicks: The Definitive Care Guide

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Raising chicks is fun, educational and is one of the most rewarding things you will do!

Chicks are cute and endearing, but they do have some special needs and we hope to guide you through the process of raising a baby chick to a hen.

In our complete guide to raising chicks we will cover everything you need to know from brooder requirements, care to health problems and much more…

We will also discuss the… [Read More]

Chicken Coops for Sale: What to Know Before Buying

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Whilst some folks prefer to build their own chicken coop, many folks shy away from DIY projects, preferring to buy a ready-made coop for their chickens.

Buying a readymade chicken coop can be a quick and easy solution.

We have recently been asked what to look for in a pre-manufactured coop, so we have put some ideas together for you as to what exactly should you look for in a chicken coop.

Read this… [Read More]

How To Tell A Rooster From A Hen (Is it a Boy or a Girl?)

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So, just how do you determine the sex of those just-hatched fluff balls in your incubator? And how do you tell the adults apart too?

Sexing a chick can be easy (sex link chicks), or it can be a mysterious art form that takes years to perfect (vent sexing).

In this article we are going to give you some background behaviors and techniques to help you identify your chickens’ sex.

We hope this will be… [Read More]