About the Sebright Chicken

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Chicken Breed Focus – Sebright
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The Sebright is a very small, beautiful, rose-combed bantam, usually with laced feathers. They are a purely ornamental breed, very popular as pets and with hobbyists as show birds.
While usually quite friendly with people, they are very active and very good flyers and need to be confined. Sebrights are a ‘true’ bantam, not coming in a standard sized variety…  Continue Reading

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New Chicken Keeping Articles | June 16, 2015

A collection of chicken keeping articles from across the web archived in one convenient library on our menu bar.

Egg Anatomy: What’s Inside that EggShell Anyway? | Fresh Eggs Daily®.
Why Are My Chickens’ Egg Shells So Thin? – Hobby Farms.
Quiz! How Well Do You Know Your Backyard Chicken Breeds? | Backyard Poultry Magazine.
How to Start an Egg Business – Hobby Farms.
5 Steps to Get the Best Eggs Possible – Hobby Farms.

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Stay Healthy, Practice Good Chicken Keeping

We all know the risks of salmonella and how important it is to keep chickens and chicken items in their own area. Seriously, do we really practice it?  There should be a designated clean area around our house where chickens, our boots, rakes, etc never end up. We shouldn’t drink our morning coffee when tending to the chickens. Okay, I’m guilty, and I’ll bet I’m not alone.  So lets take another look at how to be responsible chicken keepers, got a couple minutes to keep your family safe? 🙂

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An increasing number of people around the country are choosing to keep live poultry, such as chickens or ducks, as part of a greener, healthier lifestyle. While you enjoy the benefits of backyard chickens and other poultry, it is important to consider the risk of illness, especially for children, which can result from handling live poultry or anything in the area where they live and roam.
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Keeping baby chicks in the house?

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Bumblefoot in your Flock