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 […]

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44 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build

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So, you are planning to build your own chicken coop. Don’t panic. Take a deep breath! If you are concerned that you won’t be able to read the coop plans and be too technical, you are not alone. I cannot read and execute building plans to save my life, yet I have built a total […]

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Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?

can chickens eat strawberries

Chickens love a little variety in their diets and adding some leftover strawberries to their meal will make them a happy flock of chickens. Strawberries are perfectly safe for your chickens, in moderation, of course.  Why Feed Your Chickens Strawberries Aside from the fact that it’s fun to feed your chickens treats from time to […]

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Raising Quail On The Ground And Ground Pen Information

Ground-raising quail is gaining popularity among farmers and fanciers. Quail lovers have rediscovered the benefits of allowing their quail to live in a ground-pen. Watching their birds interact with the natural environment has become an entertaining hobby for game bird enthusiasts.  Typically, quail are kept in cages, similar to that of a house bird or […]

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Raising Turkeys and Chickens Together – Can You and Should You?

Poultry enthusiasts often dabble with different species of birds. One of the questions that comes up often is,  “Can I keep chickens with other kinds of poultry?” or “Can I have a mixed flock?” The short answer is YES, you can. But should you? Generally speaking, ducks, peafowl, and turkeys can certainly be kept on […]

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11 Black Chicken Breeds You Can Easily Raise

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Our color theme this week is black! There are some gorgeous ‘Goth’ chickens out there, so we decided to showcase some for your pleasure. The majority of these chickens can be found quite easily on hatchery sites or even private sellers. There are of course, several more black breeds but they are much rarer and […]

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Can Chickens Swim? All You Need To Know

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I must admit, this question had really never entered my head – I assumed they don’t! If, like me, you also assumed chickens don’t swim, you’re not alone. It appears most people think chicken can’t swim either. In the normal course of the day you can watch your chicken drink water, perhaps paddle her feet […]

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