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Keep Chickens Cool in the Summer Heat

Last Updated on May 19th, 2020Keep chickens cool, Depending on where you live and your climate, it can be difficult to raise chickens in the summer. Imagine living in the dry southwest or the humid southeast. Can you still safely raise chickens in the heat? Yes! Here’s how to keep chickens cool in the summer. How to keep chickens cool Here are top tips for keeping chickens in the blazing summer heat. Keep in mind … Read more

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How to Raise Backyard Chickens Guide ~ Here’s What to Know

Last Updated on May 30th, 2020Raise Backyard Chickens Hacks – The trend of raising backyard chickens is catching up and for a very good reason.  Producing your own food is a good way to cut expenses and also reduce your exposure to chemicals used in commercialized food production. People who raise backyard chickens are those that would want to maximize their unused outdoor space and in a way control a small part of their food … Read more

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10 Tips for Raising Backyard Chickens for Beginners

Last Updated on June 3rd, 2020Raising backyard chickens for beginners is exciting and very rewarding. Chickens can be seen as pets and/or a source of food. Either way, chickens can give you joy, a sense of fulfillment, and eggs. If you have kids, the fun is exponentially multiplied as chickens are very social. It’s also a great way for children to help with chores as well as involve them in 4-H. While it may be … Read more

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Raising Roosters Guide and Important Tips

Last Updated on May 19th, 2020Raising roosters is tricky business, and you need all the help and advice you can get on Tips on Raising Roosters. Chicken farming is becoming more popular as an increasing number of people become more health conscious. Being able to raise your own roosters and chickens to get the healthiest eggs is a great thing. Here are five important tips on raising roosters that can help you do it. Tips … Read more

Backyard Chicken Adoption Guide

Successful Hen and Backyard Chicken Adoption

Last Updated on June 5th, 2020Backyard Chicken Adoption – A few months ago, one of our hens, Pigwidgeon, went broody. She was soon joined (literally, in the same nest) by her pal Hedwig. Before long, April had taken over the nestbox in the other coop. Some hens will sit on a nest for a few days and then go back to business as usual. So I kept an eye on these girls, and they all … Read more

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Keeping a Rooster Pros and Cons ~ Learn Which is Best for You

Last Updated on April 26th, 2020Deciding on keeping a rooster or not, that is a big question! When it comes to owning a roosters, there are pros and cons to consider. There are many people making money by owning chickens and roosters as well. Pros and Cons of Keeping a Rooster Rooster has several positive roles in a flock of chickens. A rooster provides fertilization services to the hens in the flock. Rooster will serve … Read more