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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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Hello From the Chicken Yard

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Finally the girls are able to enjoy their days in weather that isn’t 115 degrees. Only 95 today! Probably still seems hot to most folks, but not to the chickens here in Phoenix. They’ve stepped away from the mist systems … Continue reading

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Winter Chicken Keeping, in Phoenix

Is it Too Cold? by amy elizabeth It’s 35 degrees in the desert this morning in Phoenix, and we are expecting a hard freeze within a few days. The chickens have shelter from the wind and rain, but unfortunately no … Continue reading

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