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14 Environmental and Garden Benefits of Backyard Chickens

14 Ways Keeping Backyard Chickens Saves Your Garden and the Environment

Chickens were domesticated around 9000 years ago in Indian and Eastern Asia. Since then they have been the source of much amusement, enjoyment and food. Today, we want to honour the backyard chicken and show everyone just what an incredible animal they are. For instance, did you know that the average US household would need […]

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Top 6 Big Christmas Gifts For Your Chickens

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Yes it’s that time of year again! There are cards and presents to think about, lists to make, food to prepare and families to organize. It can be a frantic and expensive time of year. Fortunately, your chickens won’t worry about a card or how much you spent on their presents- they are happy just […]

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21 Tips: Keeping Your Chickens Safe From Predators

21 Tips Keeping Your Chickens Healthy And Safe From Predators

We all love our fluffy, feathered friends and want to do the best for them. If you already have an established flock or haven’t started yet and are still in the planning stages – this article is definitely for you. Today I have put together my favorite 21 tips for keeping your chickens safe from […]

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Top Winter Predators: How To Keep Your Flock Safe

7 Deadly Winter Predators How to Stop Them

Winter can be a very difficult time for everyone- especially wild animals. It is a time when food is scarce and the weather is bitterly cold, making finding food difficult and dangerous. Unfortunately, not many predators sleep through the winter months, only bears truly hibernate. Raccoons, possums and foxes will hunker down and stay in […]

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What to Ask Breeders before Buying Your Chickens

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Spring is soon upon us, and it will be time to think seriously about getting some new chickens! I try to get a few each year so that the egg production can be maintained through the winter, it also allows the older girls to stop producing as frequently or even completely. As always, it’s highly […]

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Making Your Own Mealworm Farm 101

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If your chickens are anything like ours, then they love to eat mealworms. Mealworms are a healthy, nutritious snack full of protein that helps your hens lay lots of eggs. We’ve previously discussed our favorite healthy chicken treats and mealworms were in the top 3 of that list! There is one catch, though. Feeding your […]

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The 5 Best Chicken Feeders: Chick and Chicken Feeders

The 5 Best Chicken Feeders_ Chick and Chicken Feeders

Chickens aren’t fussy when it comes to feeding time. They really couldn’t care less if you dumped their food on the ground, they would still eat and make a lot of mess while doing it! We supply our flock with feeders so that waste can be minimized, food is kept clean and fresh and we […]

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Chicken Waterer: What’s The Best One Your Flock Needs?

Chicken Waterer Which Type Does Your Flock Need

Chicken waterers, or drinkers, come in a dizzying variety of types, shapes and sizes. For the first-time chicken keeper it can be surprisingly overwhelming. Our objective today is to help you understand which type your flock needs. WATERER MATERIAL CAPACITY OUR RATING Little Giant Galvanized Steel Drinker Galvanized Steel 5 Gallon See Price RentACoop Chicken […]

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Preparing For The Arrival Of Your New Chicks

Preparing For The Arrival Of Your New Chicks

You have chosen your breeds, placed your order and are waiting for the arrival of your new chickens. Now what? Well, instead of sitting and waiting, you should make sure you have everything you need and that it works well in advance of the arrival of your chicks! There are a few things specific to […]

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7 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Cool During Summer

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Spring has now past and we are slowly creeping forward into the summer. Whilst this is great for most of us as it means holidays and great weather, spare a thought for our two legged friends who often struggle in the heat. Here in the US, we can expect to see temperatures soar over 100Fahrenheit […]

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