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11 Fast DIY Treats for Your Backyard Chickens

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One of the most enjoyable ways to interact with a flock of chickens is to feed them treats. The enthusiasm of hens pursuing a special meal or a few bites of fruit is amusing enough even if you don’t tie it to a rope and hang it from a tree branch for the chickens to […]

5 Unusual Backyard Chicken Raising Tips

A couple with their baby girl raising chickens in their backyard

There are a lot of different things a homeowner can do with their backyard. You can turn it into a garden plot, a swimming pool, a playground for kids, or even an enormous zen rock garden if you want to. One of the most productive things you can do with your backyard, however, is raising […]

The Top 10 Funny Chicken T-Shirts

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Funny chicken t-shirts are all the rage right now. Something about advertising the fact that you’re a little crazy when it comes to your flock is pretty funny. However, letting the world know that you have chickens, ducks, geese, or guinea fowl also can mean a lot more. For example, you may be letting people […]

Free Range Chickens, Pasture-Raised, Cage Free?

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Many people don’t know what free range chickens truly are. Read more to find out what this and other labels truly mean to your food and animals!

Fashion Report: The Chicken Comb is Officially In

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Warning: Not all chicken combs are created equal. Learn about all the different crazy types of chicken combs right here on eFowl.com. The comb is in!

The Cochin’s Impact on Breeding and Poultry Farming

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Learn more about how the Cochin chicken’s arrival to Britain and the United States set the poultry farming on fire and sparked a worldwide poultry frenzy.

Battling Bumblefoot: What You Need to Know

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Learn the basics on battling the inevitable bumblefoot. Though it’s not usually a life threatening infection, you should be prepared to treat it!

Colors of the Chicken World – Learn Your Feather Patterns

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A short introduction into the world of poultry plumage patterns. Every breed has beautiful feathers, now you know how to tell them apart!

Treating Common Poultry Illness

Lear about common poultry illness and how to treat or vaccinate for them before it comes a problem. Save your birds, save your time, save your money!

The Low-Down on Poultry Vaccines

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Learn more about poultry vaccines! Knowing when to vaccinate or not can be the difference in your flock. Educating yourself is key in protecting your flock.

An American Classic: The Rhode Island Red

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The Rhode Island Red Chicken came about in the same Frankenstein-ish type of way that has given birth to so many other popular heritage chicken breeds.