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How To Clip The Wings on Your Chickens

How To Clip The Wings on Your Chickens Once the coop has been set up, a routine is in place for feeding and watering, the chore of cleaning out the droppings has been assigned and being carried out on a regular basis and you’re pretty well set to sit back and collect eggs! However one …

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Make Coop-Cleaning Easier

Make Coop-Cleaning Easier One of the less appealing facts of life when you raise chickens is that the coop must be cleaned. In the featured article Hobby Farms gives 5 tips for making that unpleasant chore a bit easier. 5 Ways to Make Coop-Cleaning Easier This is an aggregated site, please be aware some of …

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8 Best Chicken Breeds For Preppers

8 Best Chicken Breeds For Preppers Even if you already have chickens this article could peek your interest and if you haven’t yet made that leap, then you definitely should read it. Until reading this I didn’t realize what a difference there is between chicken  breeds and the eggs they produce. Each breed handles climates …

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What to do When Your Chicken is Molting

What to do When Your Chicken is Molting What do you do and are they going to be alright when suddenly your beautiful healthy chickens begin to look literally hen pecked? Should you call the vet, or quarantine the molting bird? Many of us are new to raising chickens and this could be a very …

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DIY Chicken Plucker

DIY Chicken Plucker If you have ever plucked a chicken by hand or even just seen it done you know it is quite a big job for such a small bird. However, the large commercial pluckers are not cost effective unless you’re doing a ton of chickens at once. Most backyard chicken growers are only …

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Mobile Chicken Coop Designs

 Mobile Chicken Coop Designs Now is the time to begin looking at designs for a coop if you plan to start raising chickens this spring! Many people have begun or are considering raising chickens but don’t have the space for a large standard full chicken coop. If you’re planning to raise only a few chickens …

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DIY Automatic Chicken Watering System

DIY Automatic Chicken Watering  System The good folks at Farm Folly designed and built this watering system to insure their chickens always have access to clean fresh water even when they aren’t able to be there all the time. Just like our pets, livestock require constant care to be healthy and happy. But we as …

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