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Hens at the Gate

Waiting for Breakfast… It’s 50 degrees in sunny Phoenix, Arizona this morning.  Today’s expected high is 69. Thanksgiving day should reach a warm 80 degrees. TBN Ranch, once again as it was. Here we are, four months after the devastating … Continue reading

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What is Diatomaceous Earth?

Chickens and Diatomaceous Earth, everything you need to know is in this article found on fresh eggs daily. All about Diatomaceous Earth – In your Coop, Garden and Home

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Rodent Control: 7 Ways to Keep Mice and Rats Out of the Coop

By Mike Wilhite HOBBYFARMS.com Don’t let your chickens fall victim to a mice or rat infestation. Use these strategies to keep your coop clean and rodent-free. Whether you raise poultry for market or maintain a backyard flock, chicken coops are a … Continue reading

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Articles for Chicken Keepers

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Here’s some valuable reading resources to help us all be better chicken keepers! Informative articles from across the web will be posted here on a regular basis. New on Our Menu Bar! Articles for Chicken Keepers by Chicken Keepers Nov. … Continue reading

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The Silkie Chicks a Month Old on Saturday

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Growing fast, and feathering nicely, well… except that lovely charmer in the back. She’s just a late bloomer right? Maybe.

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The Essential Quarantine

An Important, but Often Underestimated Part of Raising Chickens By: pipdzipdnreadytogo Source: BackYardChickens.com Many who raise chickens are unaware of what many risks there are in bringing new birds into a flock. New birds could be carrying anything from mites … Continue reading

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Why Hens Leave the Nest After Laying an Egg

A Hen Knows Best… 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 … Continue reading

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