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How Do Chickens Reproduce?

Everyone knows that hens lay eggs and if they’re fertilized they’ll produce a chick and if they’re not they’ll end up in a plate. But how do chickens reproduce? Can hens have twins? How long do hens lay fertilized eggs? Let’s find out. Chicken Reproduction Compared to mammals, chicken reproduction is quite unique. When a […]

Uncommon Chicken Eggs and Laying Patterns in Your Flock

weird chicken eggs

There really isn’t anything uncommon about uncommon looking eggs. Weird chicken eggs can be normal, or sometimes not, it’s up to you to know!

Summer Solutions for Poultry Pests and Heat

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While the summer means fun in the sun, it does introduce new things like poultry pests and rising temperatures that can make make your flock uncomfortable.

Gardening with Poultry

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If you have chickens on your farm, you may be surprised to learn that these guys, along with chickens, guineas and more, have quite the green thumb as well.

Keeping Musts for Spring – and Debunking the Other S Word

spring cleaning

Crisp mornings and warm sun. Longer days, daffodils and singing birds mean that spring has finally returned to work. It also means it’s time to clean!

Don’t Let Our Chickens go Extinct Save a Heritage Breed

heritage breed

Heritage breeds are incredibly important for the genetic diversity and population of all chicken breeds as a whole. Raise your own heritage flock!

Respiratory Infections: The Fowl Pox

fowl pox

One of the most common and potentially devastating viral respiratory diseases that threatens your operation and flock is Fowl Pox.

What’s the Buzz About Guinea Fowl

guinea fowl

Guinea Fowl are game bird – that’s been domesticated. It’s not as wild as Quail or Partridges, but it has more wild instincts thanks chickens and turkeys.