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The Benefits of Using Electric Netting

Electric Netting can be erected in minutes by anyone without tools. It is a simple, lightweight solution and the netting can be moved and set up repeatedly, making for instant …

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Natural Treatments for Chicken Diseases

Despite your best efforts, sometimes a chicken falls ill. There are many common chicken diseases that can affect your flock, but fortunately their are simple and natural remedies you can …

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Why Everyone Needs a Silkie Chicken

The silkie chicken is a unique and highly desirable addition to any flock. She gets her name from her soft, poofy plumage which is said to feel just like silk. …

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9 Rules for Hatching Eggs

Hatching chicken eggs artificially using an incubator is a rewarding experience. If you have a rooster you can use fertilized eggs from your own flock, or you can find fertile …

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What do Baby Chicks Eat?

Figuring out what to feed baby chicks doesn’t have to be difficult. Just like adult chickens, baby chicks are adaptable and can thrive on a variety of foods. You can …

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Guide to Backyard Chickens & How to Raise Chickens

Keeping backyard chickens is an easy first step to living a healthier, more sustainable lifestyle. Compared to keeping other livestock, raising chickens is easy. They come home every night, lay …

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5 Superb DIY Chicken Nesting Boxes

Chicken nesting boxes encourage hens to lay their eggs in a clean, safe place. One of the best perks of a good nest box is that you can find the …

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A Timeline for Raising Baby Chicks

Even if you’re not planning on breeding your own chickens, you will probably find yourself raising baby chicks sooner than you think. While you can start a backyard flock by …

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