Category Archives: Chickens

How Pets Make Life Better This Year of the Fire Rooster

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As a pet lover, there’s no denying that our fur babies bring a whole new level of happiness in our lives. Although there are instances when times get rough, they just manage to wake us up to a smiling face. So, for those of you who still don’t have a furry pal, you will be […]

20 Most Popular Heritage Chicken Breeds

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Are you planning to raise chickens at home? If your answer to the question is a yes, then we’re assuming you have already heard about the different heritage chicken breeds. However, we won’t expect you to be experts about these birds. That is why we’ve created this comprehensive guide for you. Becoming a loyal supporter […]

9 Signs That You Are Nuts About Chickens

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It’s okay to admit that you are crazy about chickens. After all, they’re cuddly, adorable, loving, and very sweet. But if you think you are the only one, who goes nuts about these chooks, don’t worry because you are not alone. There are plenty of individuals out there, who can’t help but go head over […]

7 Things Needed Prior to Raising Chickens

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To raise chickens at home is probably one of the best decision you have ever made. Not only is it enjoying; it is also rewarding and profitable. And now that you have finally set your foot onto the path of poultry farming, you might be asking what things you need to secure before you welcome […]

What Happens a Year After Raising Chickens?

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As the old adage goes, “Change is the only constant thing in life.” While that is undoubtedly true for us humans, the same goes with chickens, too. During the first stage of raising chickens, things may seem rough, as constant monitoring and intensive care will be required. Nevertheless, you know that in about 5 weeks […]

7 Essentials to Raising Healthy Chickens

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Whether you decide to get day-old chicks from the store or hatch your own in the yard, it is important that you know how to grow them into mature and healthy chickens. After all, it’ll be you who will first hand reap the perks. When starting, you can’t just go and buy a chicken coop […]

Sure-Fire Ways to Prevent Obesity in Chickens

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As much as we would love to see our chickens happy and healthy, there are times when we unintentionally cause their untimely demise. We give them so much attention, making sure we provide what they need to ensure they live long, not knowing that they are already getting too fat. Just like humans, chickens consume […]

5 Common Illnesses in Backyard Chickens

5 Common Illnesses in Backyard Chickens

Regardless whether you purchased chickens from a reputable store or hatchery, there are unpredictable instances when things go wrong. Even if chooks were raised in clean and warm brooders, equipped with everything they need, such as feed and clean water, sometimes it will still result in unhealthy birds. Nevertheless, there isn’t anything to worry about […]

15 Herbs That Your Chickens Will Love

15 Herbs That Your Chickens Will Love

Perhaps only a few people know about this. Just as they do for human beings, many herbs used in the kitchen have lots of health benefits for chickens. They can be scattered in the nesting boxes to act as a natural insect repellent. They can be fed raw to the chickens. And actually, there’s more […]

How to Deal with Mites and Lice in Chickens

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Are your chickens suffering from lice and mites? Regardless of what caused that, I know for sure that you will agree with me if I say these pests are very annoying, because when left untreated, they could quickly spread to others. And if that happens, expect things to get worse. Honestly, these parasites have long […]