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Showin’ off Time!

Okay, I have to brag a little on my little buff Silkie bantam pullet… she’s just sooooo nice!  Great head, no black feathers, her wings are tight against her body, 5 toes, and great feathered feet! Yahoo!

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Happy Valentines Day

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Quick and Easy Chicken Hypnosis

Need to handle a chicken who’s a bit unwilling? This is a cool trick to know if you need to get a close look at a bird for whatever reason. Next time you need a chicken to hold still, give … Continue reading

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Bigger is Better

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Do Not Question my Authority

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Down Filled

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Considering an Urban Chicken Coop?

Setting Up Urban Chicken Coops By Christine Heinrichs Urban Farm First things first. If backyard chickens are in your future, you need to plan and build them a home before they arrive. Many cities—from Seattle to Madison, Wis., and New … Continue reading

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Coming or Going?

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Why Hens Leave Fertile Nest Eggs Unattended

Chickens never lay more than one egg per day. If the eggs are not collected, and a sufficient number of eggs are allowed to remain in the nest, the hen may stop laying eggs and start brooding. When the hen … Continue reading

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