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Chicken Fencing – Which One Should You Choose

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Choosing your chickens’ fencing is not to be taken lightly. It should last for a long time and protect your chickens from wandering, and the many predators in your yard are the outside world. When you select your chicken fencing, there are a few things you should take into consideration to make sure your new […]

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How Are Chicken Eggs Fertilized

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We all know that you don’t need a rooster to get an egg, right? Our hens will lay an egg daily with or without any assistance from the male sex. However, if you want fertilized chicken eggs, you will need a rooster to perform his duties with your hens, which he will be happy to […]

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The Easiest Way to Catch a Chicken

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Catch a chicken, sounds simple, doesn’t it? IT WAS SIMPLE when I first started with chickens and had a handful of ladies. They all knew and trusted me – so I could easily scoop them up and do whatever was needed. When I was done, I would plop them down and give them a treat […]

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The Dorking Chicken: Everything You Need to Know

Looking for a breed that will bring meat, eggs, and companionship to your family? You’ve found it! The Dorking chicken is a special chicken with a rich history that is, unfortunately, currently considered endangered. Dorkings is one of the oldest known chicken breeds, possibly dating to 43 AD.  So, if the Dorking has been around […]

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14 Black Chicken Breeds You Can Easily Raise

Our color theme for this article is black chicken breeds! 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 […]

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What Is Chicken Wire: When to Use It for Your DIY Chicken Coop and Alternatives

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Chicken wire was actually invented back in 1844 by an English ironmonger called Charles Barnard. He lived in the town of 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 […]

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10 Main Ingredients in Farm Animal Feed

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Have you considered making your mix for your livestock feed? What do you think are the main ingredients in farm animal feed? If you are entirely new to raising livestock, then you’re in the right place! In this article, you will learn what animal feed is made of and what other nutrients you can add […]

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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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White Striping in Chicken Meat: What It Is and What You Need to Know

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Chicken farming, without a doubt, has become a growing industry. But for most companies to maximize their profits, they have made their chickens grow in unnatural ways until it resulted in white striping in chicken meat. Broiler chickens are known to be raised for their white chicken meat. Unfortunately, some chicken producers don’t exactly follow […]

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Dutch Bantam Chicken: Size, Eggs, Temperament, and Care

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The Dutch Bantam chicken has been famous among chicken keepers ever since it was recognized. What is in Dutch Bantam chickens that make them stand out among other breeds? Dutch Bantam chickens are considered to be a “true bantam.” They didn’t have any standard size, and this breed doesn’t have any large counterparts.  This chicken […]

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