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Electric Fence for Chickens and Goats

Electric Fence for Chickens and Goats

We’ve all heard that “good fences make good neighbors,” and once you deal with animals, it makes a lot more sense! While you may have the courtesy not to wander onto your neighbor’s property and scatter their mulch, the same can’t be said for your chickens! Hoofstock is a whole other ballgame – particularly goats. […]

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The 5 Best Chicken Feeders: Chick and Chicken Feeders

The 5 Best Chicken Feeders_ Chick and Chicken Feeders

Chickens aren’t fussy when it comes to feeding time. They really couldn’t care less if you dumped their food on the ground, they would still eat and make a lot of mess while doing it! We supply our flock with feeders so that waste can be minimized, food is kept clean and fresh and we […]

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Chicken Waterer: What’s The Best One Your Flock Needs?

Chicken Waterer Which Type Does Your Flock Need

Chicken waterers, or drinkers, come in a dizzying variety of types, shapes and sizes. For the first-time chicken keeper it can be surprisingly overwhelming. Our objective today is to help you understand which type your flock needs. WATERER MATERIAL CAPACITY OUR RATING Little Giant Galvanized Steel Drinker Galvanized Steel 5 Gallon See Price RentACoop Chicken […]

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What Do You Need For Baby Chicks? How To Prepare

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If it’s your first time or umpteenth time with baby chicks, it’s always an exciting time! While you are waiting for them to hatch or come by mail, the anticipation builds up to the day of arrival. However, there are several things you need to prepare before your chicks arrive. What You Need For Baby Chicks […]

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A History of Chickens: Then (1900) Vs Now (2022)

history of chickens

When talking about the history of chickens, the chickens today are spoiled beyond belief compared to Grandmas’ hens. Hens of the past (1900s) had no regular access to essential commodities such as water and feed- this severely limited their egg-laying rate and also the size which they grew. The chicken wasn’t considered a necessary ‘livestock’ […]

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Chicken Heat Stroke Treatment and 7 Shade Ideas for Your Flock

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The temperature here has reached a blazing ninety one Fahrenheit in the Northeast, with oppressive humidity to match. It’s almost impossible to go outside without wilting. Chickens cannot sweat like us, so hot weather can be seriously problematic for them. Whilst they can acclimate to hot climates pretty well, they do not do well in […]

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Fisher Cat: How to Protect Your Chickens from Them

Fisher Cat: How to Protect Your Chickens from Them

Fearless, vicious, sneaky, and deadly; is the common perception of a fisher cat. While some of this is true, we will look at this solitary creature and then assess how you can best protect your chickens from predation. The native Indian people admired the bravery and ability of this solitary hunter in their native tales […]

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5 Common Chicken Diseases and Treatment for Them

Chicken Diseases 5 Common Flock Problems And How To Treat Them Blog Cover

Today’s topic is common chicken diseases and problems found in your flock that you can usually treat at home. Some of the diseases and problems that can plague chickens are easily dealt with at home using common remedies that you likely have in your medicine chest. As we all know, running off to the veterinary […]

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Gardening with Chickens: Pros, Cons, and How To Use Chickens in Gardens

chickens and gardening

If you raise chickens and you’re not incorporating them into your garden maintenance, you might be missing out on a fantastic win-win! Wondering if it’s worth starting a garden and employing your chickens to help out with the maintenance? We have been gardening with chickens for years now and I want to tell you, there […]

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Bumblefoot in Chickens: The Complete Care and Treatment Guide

Bumblefoot in Chickens The Complete Care and Treatment Guide Blog Cover

Bumblefoot, also known as pododermatitis, is quite common in chickens. When you think about chickens’ feet, they do even more work than your feet! They are up and about all day and then when they go to bed they still stand on their feet. It’s really not surprising that they do suffer from foot problems […]

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