The 5 Best Quail Cages That Make Raising Quail Easy

The 5 Best Cages That Make Raising Quail Easy

If you’ve decided to raise your quail in cages or pens, there are an overwhelming number of options available to you. Quail are relatively easy to care for and not very picky; however, there are a few things that every quail cage needs, so as you are shopping and planning, check to make sure you […]

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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. Weight is pretty much down to the ounce—six ounces set apart small from large and large from jumbo.  Precise weight measuring is how grocery […]

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10 Breeds of Chicken That Will Lay Lots of Eggs for You

For many people, the main incentive of raising backyard chickens is a fresh supply of eggs. I still remember walking down to my chickens’ nesting boxes for the first time and picking up those warm fresh eggs! Most beginners don’t know that the breed of chicken you get makes a huge impact on the number […]

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How Long Do Chickens Live: 6 Factors That Impact Life Expectancy

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We all love our chickens, but how long do they live? The answer to the question can depend on so many things. Nowadays, hens have become productive pets for thousands of people and we want the best for them, so knowing something about what to expect is really important. Today, we are going to take […]

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5 Beginner Hens That Lay Lots of Eggs

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So you have decided you want hens. You have been leafing through catalogs, trawling the internet and buying magazines that feature chickens and visiting farm stores almost daily- it has become an obsession! But the big question remains… which breed to choose? There are so many different breeds out there. There are chickens that are […]

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Treats That Will Make Your Hens Lay More Eggs

Treats That Will Make Your Hens Lay More Eggs

Healthy, happy hens lay more eggs. Has it been proven scientifically? I don’t know, but from my experience a healthy hen will produce more eggs than an unhealthy, miserable chicken. Obviously, we can’t speed up the ‘egg clock’, but by keeping your hens in tip-top condition, you can ensure they will be producing high quality […]

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7 Chicken Breeds That Do Well in Cold Climates

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The winter weather here in upstate New York during the winter can be brutal, and certain breeds of chicken just don’t survive here. It’s crucial that when you’re considering which breed of chicken to get, you take into account your local climate in addition to the bird’s natural climate. A mismatch of the two can […]

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