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How to Make a Chicken First Aid Kit: What to include and what to leave out

Chickens can be hardy creatures, but they’re not immune to occasional injuries or illnesses. As a responsible chicken keeper, it’s essential to be prepared for emergencies. One crucial step in chicken care is creating a comprehensive chicken first aid kit and having it on hand at all times. In this guide, I’ll walk you through …

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Top 6 Essential Supplies for Hatching Chicks

Hatching chicks can be a rewarding and exciting experience, whether you’re a seasoned poultry enthusiast or a first-time chicken keeper. To ensure the successful incubation and care of your fluffy new arrivals, it’s crucial to have the right supplies on hand. In this guide, we’ll explore the best supplies for hatching chicks, from selecting the …

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You Should Grow Pumpkins for your Chickens, Here’s How!

Chickens are remarkable creatures with an undeniable adoration of food. If you’re a chicken keeper, you might be wondering whether you should add pumpkins to their diet. The short answer? Yes! In this blog post, we’ll dive into the various reasons why you should give your chickens pumpkins, how to do it, and the incredible …

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8 Winter Chicken Products We Couldn’t Live Without

Winter can be a challenging time for backyard chicken keepers. As temperatures drop and snow blankets the ground, it’s essential to ensure the well-being of your feathered friends. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the 8 things you need in order to successfully raise chickens in winter. From keeping them warm to ensuring their …

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How to Grow Tomatoes on your Deck, and why you should

Last October my husband and I moved from New York to Tennessee. We left behind our entire homestead to start a new life. The most dear things that we had to leave behind were our chickens, who are actually doing absolutely wonderful with their new owners, the folks who bought our house. The second most …

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Our 12 Favorite Friendly and Sweet Pet Chicken Breeds

5 out 5 chicken ladies agree, chickens make fantastic pets! Chickens aren’t just for the farmyard anymore. They can also provide companionship, fresh eggs, and a whole lot of charm. Over the years we’ve raised many different breeds of chickens and found some breeds make fantastic pets, while others just…don’t. Just as with dogs and …

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