About Flystrike, What it is, and Treatment

flystrike-treatment Exploring Flystrike in Rabbits, Chickens, Sheep and Cattle
Animals and flies seem to go hand in hand on a farm. So what is flystrike? If you have livestock, you most likely battle the common stable fly, and you’re always on the hunt for effective fly deterrent strategies… Read Article

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How Long Eggs are Good For

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As a guideline, refrigerated raw shell eggs will keep with minimal quality loss for about 4 to 5 weeks beyond the sell date or about 3 weeks after you bring them home. Too many eggs from your flock? Offer them … Continue reading

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Do I Need a Rooster for Hens to Lay Eggs?

Let’s take a look at the Rooster’s role in the flock…

RoosterI am always surprised when I’m asked this question. I suppose it’s a logical question for those not too familiar with poultry.
Do I need a Rooster for hens to lay eggs?
A rooster does serve a couple of useful purposes to the flock which can be a good thing for the hens and keeper alike.

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