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The Complete Guide To Chicken Parasites

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Note: This is the first of a two part series on chicken parasites. This article will focus on external parasites and the second part of the series will focus on internal parasites. Recently we’ve talked about how to keep your chickens safe from predators but sometimes the worst enemies are already living in the coop! […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Chicken Feed

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Whether you are looking to cut down on feed expenses, give your chickens more of what they need, or looking into sustainable practices for prepping, making your own chicken feed can be a smart practice to possess. In this ultimate guide to making your own chicken feed, you will learn everything you need to know […]

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Top 10 Chicken Breeds That Lay The Largest Eggs

Top 10 Chicken Breeds That Lay The Largest Eggs

Believe it or not, chicken eggs are quite scientifically classified. And most people will be surprised to know that it’s not so much size that denotes Pee-wee’s classifications through Jumbo, but weight.  So what are the chicken breeds that lay large eggs? Weight is pretty much down to the ounce—six ounces set apart small from large and large from jumbo. […]

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Chicken Wormers: All You Need To Know

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Chickens, like most mammals and birds, are prone to worms. This article is all about chicken wormers. Some of these little beasties can cause all sorts of problems for your chickens. We will give you a ‘worm primer,’ what they are, what they do, and how to treat them before explaining how to prevent them. […]

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Sand In Your Chicken Coop-Should You Use It?

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Sand in your chicken coop is a good question.  Most folks use conventional bedding materials in the coop and run.  Spreading straw, hay, or similar over the floors and in the nest boxes. Some people, however, use sand as a flooring material.  This prompted us to look at the positives and negatives of using sand as a […]

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How to Build a Chicken Coop (The Complete Step by Step Guide)

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Calling all flock keepers and backyard chicken enthusiasts, prepare for your next DIY adventure…Build Your Own Chicken Coop! Once you have decided you want to raise chickens, you will have many questions: How can I build a chicken coop? Where do I purchase/find hens? How do I feed and raise my hens? A chicken coop […]

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The Definitive Guide to Chicken Tractors and 13 Free DIY Plans

The Definitive Guide to Chicken Tractors and 13 Free DIY Plans

What exactly is a chicken tractor? Simply put, it is a mobile home, much like a caravan, or trailer, which contains everything your chicken needs in her house. It is a mobile chicken coop. It will contain food, water, a roosting perch, a nesting box, and a nice place for free-range. This definitive guide will […]

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Cochin Chicken: Breed Profile, Care Guide and More…

Cochin Breed

The big, fluffy Cochin chicken begs to be picked up and cuddled! They have been seducing people for a long time and aren’t about to stop anytime soon! They have been described as ‘head-to-toe feathers’ – an apt description for these beautifully feathered birds. People cannot pass them by without remarking on them. These sweet […]

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Top 7 Chicken Feed Brands

Top 7 Chicken Feed Brands

When it comes to feeding your flock, just as feeding yourself, it’s important to know good quality food from poor quality food. Knowing your chicken feed is key. Additionally, knowing how to feed them is just as or even more important. Although the ingredients used in different feed types are similar, the proportions vary depending […]

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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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