About Marek’s Disease

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Marek’s disease is an insidious disease that catches many keepers by surprise. Its effect on your flock can be devastating.
We’ve discussed Marek’s in the past, however there is much mis-information out there, so this article will clarify matters for you and your birds… Continue Reading

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Great Article on Making Your Own Mealworm Farm

Buying mealworms is a spendy chicken treat, nevertheless, I splurge occasionally because my flock loves them.
Here’s an article that explains how to make a mealworm farm. A sensible solution? You decide…

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If your chickens are anything like ours, then they love to eat mealworms.
Mealworms are a healthy, nutritious snack that are full of protein which helps your hens lay lots of eggs… CONTINUE READING

How High and Far Chickens Can Fly

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It’s understandable having a concern for your chicken’s safety. Especially if you’ve nurtured them since they were little fuzzy day old chicks.
We have all spent substantial time worrying about their well-being from the brooder all the way to the coop. But when it’s time to move them to the chicken yard or coop, there’s a whole new set of concerns… CONTINUE READING

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All About Molting

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Every year your chickens will molt, in other words, lose their feathers and grow new ones. Unfortunately, it also means most hens will not lay eggs until their molt cycle is done. However, there are exceptions to that rule. There are hens whose rate of lay is not affected, but you can expect their molt time to last longer… CONTINUE READING

All About Molting