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How To Care for Baby Goats

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Knowing how to care for baby goats can be an incredibly rewarding experience, but it isn’t always as easy as you may assume. These playful little creatures require a lot of specialized care and attention, so you must be prepared to provide them with all the necessary supplies, energy, and knowledge to keep them happy […]

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Using Chicken Manure as Fertilizer

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Using chicken manure as fertilizer is a common practice for most rural gardeners. On the other hand, most chicken keepers also dream of a big backyard garden. Garden and chickens go hand in hand! It’s a great idea to marry the two hobbies together whenever possible. Not only is it mutually beneficial for plants and […]

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How to Breed Ducks

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You’re probably wondering how to breed ducks if you’re pondering adding them to your farm. Ducks can be an excellent addition to any farm, as they are resilient and easy to care for. Plus, they’re great providers of protein! Not only will having a few ducks on your property bring life and diversity to the […]

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Raising Quail With Bantams: Is It Possible?

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Is it possible raising quail with bantams? Because we know that the consensus on keeping quail with regular-sized chickens is, in short, don’t do it. But what about the smaller, size-comparable bantam breeds? In this article, we will discuss how it may be possible to raise them together and why you still might be better off keeping the two […]

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How to Raise Chickens with No Land

How to Raise Chickens with No Land

Lots of people want to keep chickens but they live in the city or suburban areas with small backyards. They think they can’t raise chickens because they don’t have enough space! Keeping chickens when you have a small or no yard is a bit tricky, but can be done with a good deal of planning […]

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10 Tips for Keeping Backyard Chickens for Beginners

10 tips for keeping backyard chickens

Having a new flock of chickens can be a roller coaster ride of ups and downs, especially for beginners. It takes years to learn the ins and outs of good chicken keeping. If I could go back and start over, there would be a handful of things I wish I had known as a beginner. […]

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How to Introduce Dogs to Your Chickens: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Have you ever tried to introduce dogs to your chickens? Or are you planning to do so? The idea of canines and chickens getting along with each other may sound counterintuitive for a reason. Dog’s cousins and chickens have a predator-prey relationship in the wild, and some dogs retain their hunting instinct to this day. […]

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Chicken Predators: Signs of Attack and Prevention

Just last week, mid-day, I noticed my hens clucking far out from the coop, not just one hen, multiple. They would also idle by the chicken coop but not enter the run. A chicken predator during the day is not common in this area, but I immediately went to check. Sure enough, a younger opossum […]

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Help, My Neighbor Hates My Chickens!

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In an ideal world, everyone would love chickens but the truth is some people hate chickens. They look upon the living creature as ‘noisy nuggets’, so what happens when your neighbor hates your chickens and starts causing a commotion? This is certainly an unpleasant situation but normally one which can be amicably resolved. Today, we […]

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Are Herbicides and Pesticides Safe for Chickens?

Are Herbicides and Pesticides Safe for Chickens

You love your chickens and your lawn, but even more, you love watching your chickens enjoy your lawn. However, you absolutely hate weeds and pests! You want a beautiful lawn and kill every tick that moves. Many products are available to rid your lovely lawn of unsightly weeds and the insects that damage your garden. […]

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