Category Archives: Managing the Flock

Deep Litter Method in the Coop

Using the Deep Litter Method in the Coop Plus Other Ways to Prepare your Backyard Chickens for Winter By Harvey Ussery /Countryside Daily Using the deep litter method during the cold winter months works the best for me and my … Continue reading

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Australorp Chickens: A Comprehensive Care Guide

The Australorp is a fairly recent arrival on the chicken scene, but in it’s relatively short history it has made a huge impression on chicken keepers and the poultry industry the world over… Continue Reading Source: The Happy Chicken Coop

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Resource Library for Chicken Keepers

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Sources: TBN Ranch / Content Contributors Charts & Diagrams Chicken Anatomy, External, Internal, and Skeletal Chicken Anatomy, Full Color Chicken Combs and Wattles Chicken Egg Color Chart Chicken Feather Variations & Markings Chicken Feeding Chart Development of a Chick Henderson’s … Continue reading

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Dosages of the Good Stuff… for Chickens with Parasites

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When you Need Real Help, Here’s the Article! (Bottom of Page) Warning: Don’t read if you’re into all that natural stuff.  Natural remedies just don’t cut it in many cases, tried them all and found them to be only minimally … Continue reading

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Understanding the Molting Process

by McMurray Staff Molting is a natural process that chickens go through annually so they can replenish and replace their feathers. Chickens need to grow new feathers to allow them to effectively regulate their body temperature especially those in colder environments. … Continue reading

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