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RAISING CHICKENS 101: HOW TO GET STARTED

Posted by Old Farmers Almanac on Apr 10th 2021

Raising Chickens 101: How to Get StartedWant to raise chickens for eggs? Here's a beginner's guide to raising chickens in your backyard. Let's "start from scratch," so to speak! …

Sick Chicks: 7 Common Illnesses You May Encounter

Posted by March 12, 2021Author : Rebecca Sanderson on Apr 10th 2021

Sick Chicks: 7 Common Illnesses You May Encounter - Backyard PoultryWhether ordering through a hatchery, buying baby chicks from the farm store, or hatching your own, there are seven common illnesses from which they might suffer. You should be aware of these diseases so that you can recognize them …

How to Trim Chicken Beaks, Claws, and Spurs

Posted by Backyard Poultry - March 5, 2021Author : Gail Damerow on Apr 10th 2021

How to Trim Chicken Beaks, Claws, and Spurs - Backyard PoultryAdd to Favorites Claw Trimming A chicken's spurs, toenails, and beak are made of keratin, the same substance as your fingernails and toenails. And like your nails, they continually grow. Chickens evolved in an environment in which their …

WHO IS INVADING YOUR FLOCK: A QUICK GUIDE TO 4 COMMON PREDATORS

Posted by By Community Chickens on November 28, 2017 Visit Community's Website. on Apr 10th 2021

Who is Invading Your Flock: A Quick Guide to 4 Common Predators | Community ChickensIf you're anything like me, you love your flock of chickens like family and want to protect them from any danger in your surrounding environment. You've built a cozy coop to keep your chickens warm and safe. But th …

How Long Do Chicks Need a Heat Lamp?

Posted by Backyard Poultry on Apr 10th 2021

How Long Do Chicks Need a Heat Lamp? - Backyard PoultryAdd to Favorites Do chickens need heat in winter? Only the babies, and only for a short time. But how long do chicks need a heat lamp? A holiday tradition is, thankfully, declining. Few pet stores sell baby chicks at Easter, and farm stores ar …

Protect backyard chickens from disease, parasites

Posted by APRIL 8, 2021 BY CHELSEA.MCCALL on Apr 10th 2021

Protect backyard chickens from disease, parasitesWith interest in backyard chicken production during COVID-19 increasing the number of small flocks in Texas, experts are advising producers, especially beginners, to focus on the health of their birds for sustainable success. …