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Case Study: Growing Interest in Raising Chickens for Meat

chickens for meat

In recent years, the desire to raise meat chickens has increased. There are a few good reasons for this, but one of the most prominent reasons to know where one’s food comes from.  Others want to sell meat chickens for a profit, and then there are those who enjoy the security of knowing how to […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar and Chickens

Apple Cider Vinegar and Chickens

One of the best parts of having your own flock of chickens is sustainability and feeling as though you’re a part of the natural world! Many people enjoy the peace that comes from a zero-waste, all-natural, and environmentally-friendly way of life and couldn’t imagine raising poultry any other way. Here we are going to touch […]

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Diarrhea in Backyard Chickens: Causes, Treatment and Care

diarrhea in chickens

There are several different causes of diarrhea in chickens. Some are pretty normal and will resolve themselves independently, yet others can be problematic. Seeing it for the first time can be quite alarming! In this article, we will look at the causes of diarrhea and explain what you can do to help your birds. Our […]

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The 7 Best Places To Buy Chickens

Best place to buy chickens

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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Dried Mealworms: Should Your Chickens Eat Them?

dried mealworm

Mealworms! Shake that packet and chickens come running from every corner of the yard. Chickens love dried mealworms, no doubt about it. But should you be feeding them to your flock? It really depends on the supplier. As always, higher quality ones are more expensive but in terms of your flock’s health, it’s definitely worth […]

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

chicken treats

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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How Many People Have Gotten Chickens in the Past Five Years?

How many chickens in the past five years

How many people have gotten chickens in the past five years? The answer might surprise you. Thinking about getting chickens in 2022? If so, you aren’t alone. In the last five years, especially in the last year, raising backyard chickens has exploded. There are several reasons why. The statistics alone prove something you probably already […]

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Raising Geese to Protect Chickens

Raising geese to protect chickens

Chickens are an amazing addition to every homestead or small farm but unfortunately many other animals like them just as much as we do. While many people choose to keep their chickens safely cooped up not all breeds can handle the confinement. Others were bred particularly for their ability to forage and free-range, so cooping […]

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10 Mistakes Made In Winter With Chickens

mistakes made with chickens in winter

Chicken owners need to know how to care for their flock when the weather outside gets colder. Some places might not get snow, but others get several feet of snow, and either way, preparing for winter is a wise thing for everyone. I will share ten different mistakes chicken owners make, why they are wrong, […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Araucana Chickens

araucana chicken breed

The Araucana chickens are the breed responsible for the blue egg craze, and unfortunately, many chicken enthusiasts confuse this quirky chicken with the Ameraucana and the Easter Egger. It’s understandable, however, since these three types of chickens all lay colorful eggs—mainly blue. Because of the rarity of this breed, the Araucana is hard to come […]

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