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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 […]

7 Reasons Why Chickens Stop Laying Eggs

7 Reasons Why Chickens Stop Laying Eggs

Have you ever visited the chicken coop only to find out there are no eggs? Disappointing, I say. It even makes you anxious and worried. However, is it really something you should focus your attention to? If so, is there anything you can do about it? Honestly, the answer to the question differs. But basically, […]

10 FAQs about Raising Backyard Chickens

10 FAQs about Raising Backyard Chickens

I love talking about everything related to raising backyard chickens. I mean, obviously, these feathered animals not only produce fresh and organic eggs, but they also bring life to a dull and boring yard. Obviously, it’s not just the interesting stories that entice urban adventures into backyard chicken farming. It’s also the health benefits that […]

Quick and Easy Ways to Clean a Chicken Coop

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Raising chickens can be profitable, yet tedious. To be sure you go on the right path, lots of aspects should be checked, including cleanliness. Whether you like it or not, keeping chicken coop cleanliness is something that you cannot avoid as a dedicated poultry raiser. This is extremely vital to prevent health issues that may […]

A Guide to Choosing a Chicken Egg Incubator

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Choosing a chicken egg incubator suited for your needs can be a tedious process. First, you need to select from a variety of models and designs to ensure you properly incubate the hatching eggs. And next is that you need to consider the price and the quality to be sure you are able to make […]

Poultry Farming: A Guide to Raising Chickens

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Chickens are being raised by people for a number of reasons. While some like them as pets, others decide to raise them as they generate revenue. But regardless of the reason, there are always perks and drawbacks. Despite the unexpected goods and bads, people still invest in poultry and raise them for both meat and […]

Silkie Chickens and Some Facts About Them

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Among all chicken breeds, Silkie chickens are the most popular and most interesting to watch. But do you know why? Basically, these chickens are exactly as they look – cuddly, sweet, adorable,and funny. At first look, rest assured you’ll immediately fall in love with them. However, they tend to wander a lot into other people’s […]

Chicken Coop Plans that Are Easy-to-Do

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Chicken coops come in varying shapes, sizes, and designs. They can even be constructed using a variety of materials, such as Oak, Maple, Cedar, Pine, and Birch. But, despite all the differences, they all have the same purpose. And that is to serve as a shelter for chickens against the harsh weather conditions and deadly […]