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Suitable Treat in Place of Chicken Scratch in Summer

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amy elizabeth | TBN Ranch Looking for a treat that’s little out of the ordinary for your flock? We all know scratch is probably a chicken’s all time favorite, but that should be your last treat choice in the summer … Continue reading

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Investing in Comfort for the Flock

Dedication, that’s what it takes when raising chickens in the Sonoran Desert! These ladies are just four months old and experiencing their first summer in temperatures of 116 degrees. They’re a bit frazzled looking at times, but incredibly resourceful in … Continue reading

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Desert Temps Reach 116, Chicken Survival Tips

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Battling the Heat, the Tools for Survival amy elizabeth | TBN Ranch Oh my! 116 today and keeping chickens in this ridiculous heat adds to my chore list when it’s  just so hard to be outdoors. But for the love … Continue reading

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New Chicken Keeping Articles | May 14, 2016

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Articles for Chicken Keepers, by Chicken Keepers is an updated collection of chicken keeping articles from across the web archived in one convenient library on our menu bar. Have an article to submit? Send it to amyichi@yahoo.com with ARTICLE SUBMISSION … Continue reading

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Unfortunate Outcome on Hatch Day

During the incubation period mother nature decided to bring record breaking 117 degree temperatures in Phoenix for a few days. I’m blaming the weather for a failed hatch.  Mother hen is out with the flock again, and she seemed quite … Continue reading

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