Chicken Wormers: All You Need To Know

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Chickens, like most mammals and birds, are prone to worms.

Some of these little beasties can cause all sorts of problems for your chickens.

We are going to give you a ‘worm primer’; what they are, what they do and how to treat them, before explaining how to prevent occurring in the first place.

There are a few different types of worm so we will take each one individually and run through symptoms, causes and… [Read More]

The Definitive List of Chicken Treats: What Can Chickens Eat?

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We all love to give our hens tidbits, but just what can chickens eat?

I’m sure you’ve wondered what treats you can safely give to chickens, so we have put together this definitive list containing over 200 snacks.

If you want to search for a specific snack you can use our tool below. Or you can reference our chicken treat chart below.

In this guide, we will also teach you how to decide which treats… [Read More]

All You Need To Know About Rooster Crowing

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Cock-a-doodle-do, it is a universally known sound that just about everyone knows.

Roosters are loud and proud and like to let everyone know they are in the neighborhood! But seriously, why do they crow?

There are several reasons why a rooster may crow and we will run through those here, but maybe a rooster crows just because he likes to!

In this article we will explain the various reasons why roosters crow, crowing etiquette and… [Read More]

5 Different Types of Chicken Coop Heaters & Our Favorite

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This is one of those chicken topics where everyone has an opinion, and their opinion is always right!

Heating the coop has always been a source of endless discussion among chicken folk. Old timers will tell you that you don’t have to heat the coop.

However, there are occasions when heat is appropriate.

Today we will get into the nitty gritty of chicken coop heaters and explain your options, when heating is necessary, FAQs and… [Read More]

Chicken Wire: All You Need To Know

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Chicken wire was actually invented back in 1844 by an English ironmonger called Charles Barnard.

He lived in Norwich which was a cloth weaving town. He took the basic principles from the cloth loom and applied it to wire and created a simple, cheap and easy way to keep small animals and poultry penned in one area.

Nowadays most people use it to pen their chickens in and keep them safe.

In… [Read More]