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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 […]

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Best Chicken Coop Kits: Our 3 Choices and First Time Buyers Guide

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There are many chicken coop kits out there for the chicken enthusiast to choose from, but how do you know where to start, especially if you are also new to chickens? We have set out a buying guide here for you – things to look for, consider and avoid. While circumstances and needs vary from […]

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Cackle Hatchery and How To Pick The Right Hatchery

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Several people have asked us how to find out which are the best hatcheries to get your chicks from. Cackle Hatchery is one of the largest hatcheries in the US. In this article, we have put together a guide on how you can assess the hatchery yourself. You can then decide about your available hatcheries […]

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What to Ask Breeders before Buying Your Chickens

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Spring is soon upon us, and it will be time to think seriously about getting some new chickens! I try to get a few each year so that the egg production can be maintained through the winter, it also allows the older girls to stop producing as frequently or even completely. As always, it’s highly […]

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Golden Comet Chicken: What to Know Before Buying One

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The Golden Comet chicken is one of the more recent hybrid chickens that has been bred for great egg production. It was initially ‘made’ for the commercial industry, but it has successfully transitioned into small farms and backyards worldwide and is possibly the most widely kept hybrid hen. This article will delve into its history […]

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Automatic Chicken Feeders: What To Know Before Buying

Today’s subject is automatic chicken feeders. Automatic feeders offer several huge benefits over traditional (gravity) feeders; firstly they help reduce waste and secondly, they keep the feed fresh for longer. What’s not to like? They have been around for a while now, so in this article, we are going to look at what options there […]

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Organic Chicken Feed: What to Know Before Buying

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Once upon a time, we didn’t have to worry about organic chicken feed for our animals and livestock. Sadly, that is no longer true. Manufacturers have been adding things to animal feeds for decades; antibiotics, hormones, and now Genetically Modified Organisms (all in the name of animal health and economy). Happily, some of those practices […]

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The 7 Best Places To Buy Chickens

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You’ve decided to dive in and start your backyard flock, but you’re unsure where to buy chickens.  Don’t worry. You’re not alone; it can seem a little overwhelming to try and narrow down the best place to buy chickens from, but I’ve got you covered.  Please keep reading to learn where the best place to buy […]

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Are You Buying A Pullet or Hen? How to Tell the Difference

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With spring just around the corner, many new and experienced chicken keepers will be venturing out to purchase new chicks for the first time or add more chicks to their existing flock. Some of the most common jargons you will hear when buying new hens: is pullets, hens and point of lay. If you are […]

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Automatic Chicken Coop Door: What to Know Before Buying

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An automated door – every chicken keeper’s dream! You can rest in bed and not have to worry about getting up at the crack of dawn to let the girls out. You can go away for the evening, knowing they will be safely locked in while you are away. In addition to a stress-free life, […]

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