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Flocks Guardian: Guard Animals to Protect Chickens

It can be difficult to protect your chickens from everything, but when it comes to predators there are a few options out there! The easiest and most effective way is to keep your birds housed in a secure run and coop. If predators can’t get in then they can’t kill your birds. However, if you […]

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All You Need To Know About Rooster Spurs

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Rooster spurs. Just the sound of the word makes me nervous. The pain caused by these bonelike structures has given a name to other devices intended to cause discomfort (think cowboy spurs). If you have roosters, you know spurs are one of the most nerve-wracking things about roosters or your barn in general.  A rooster […]

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What’s the Perfect Ratio of Hens to Roosters?

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We often get asked how many roosters should be kept with a flock of hens. What’s the ratio of hens to roosters. Although this question is a moot point for folks who cannot keep roosters because of the city or byelaws, it is a valid question for those who want to keep a few roosters […]

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Straight Run Chickens, Everything You Need to Know

Straight Run Chickens, Everything You Need to Know

The excitement of ordering your first clutch of chicks may end up causing some confusion upon their arrival. Especially if, a few months down the line, some of your layers start crowing.If this happens, you may have inadvertently ordered straight run chickens instead of all females. If you’re in a position to continue raising the surprise […]

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Just How Loud Are Roosters? 5 Myths Debunked

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This question is perennial and comes up pretty frequently, so we thought we would take some time to answer the question and hopefully give the roosters a break from all the bad press they get! Folks tend to say roosters are very noisy – and yes they can be, but not as noisy as you […]

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