Post Category: Keeping Chickens

Protecting Your Chicken’s Health

Posted on 26 February 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

Chickens are incredibly healthy birds. Give them the right care, and they hardly ever get sick. Numerous chicken owners keep a flock for years without ever losing a hen to disease. That said, chickens are susceptible to several illnesses, and many are exceptionally contagious, which can lead to the loss of a flock, fast. The […]

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How to Take Care of Older Chickens

Posted on 29 January 2021 in Keeping Chickens.

It’s a fact of life that all animals grow old and this is the same for the hens in your chicken coop. It’s easy to imagine that looking after a chicken or two in their old age isn’t that much different from looking after them while they’re young, but there’s a fair amount you might […]

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How Much Space Do Chickens Need?

Posted on 31 December 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

If you keep chickens or are planning to, space is an important consideration. After all, your chickens must have enough room to be comfortable. They must also be as safe and as healthy as possible. But just how much space do chickens need? Let’s look into it further.

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Chickens Should Avoid These Foods

Posted on 30 October 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

The problem with chickens is they will eat anything, but certain foods can be dangerous for a chicken to consume, even fatal. So take a look at some examples of foods that should be avoided.

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The Different Breeds of Chicken

Posted on 31 July 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

For most people, chickens are divided into a few camps; fried, roasted or nuggets, but we’re more interested in them pre-dinner. As we become more aware of where our food comes from, how it’s sourced and, more importantly, the way it’s reared, keeping chickens at home, either as pets or a source of eggs and meat is increasingly popular.

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How to Raise Backyard Chickens

Posted on 29 May 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

There are a lot of great reasons why you should raise backyard chickens. Not only will you get a constant source of fresh eggs that you can eat or also sell if you choose but they’re also great for kids, teaching them about different animals. Not to mention the current difficulties of getting eggs!

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Caring For Chickens in Spring

Posted on 31 March 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

As a new season begins, in this case spring, some of you may be wondering about any precautions that you should take for your chickens. After all, the new season brings new factors, such as a change in weather. Although spring is not usually a season full of weather extremes, not too hot or too cold. There are still some issues that spring can bring up, which we will be exploring in this blog:

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Keep Your Feathered Babies in a Clean Surrounding

Posted on 31 January 2020 in Keeping Chickens.

Keeping chickens is so satisfying, not only because of what they offer in return, but also because chickens make great pets, and keeping them can seriously calm your mind. For this reason, you should do your best to keep your feathered babies as happy as they can possibly be.

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How to Protect Chicken From Predators?

Posted on 30 December 2019 in Keeping Chickens.

If you own a flock of chicken, you already know how exciting it is to witness their growth and development. Nothing breaks your heart like losing chickens to predators, especially when you’ve done so much to raise them from a young age.

All in all, visits from intruders are inevitable and all you can do is put the right measures in place. The fear of intruders attacking your flock should not hold you back. It is possible to raise chickens safely, here are some tips that you will find useful.

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How to Care for Your Chickens | Winter Preparation

Posted on 31 October 2019 in Keeping Chickens, Uncategorised.

Winter can be a particularly scary time for chicken owners especially when it’s your first time. Winter is such a long period, and you will find yourself constantly wondering whether or not your chickens are warm enough. However, there are a few tips that you could use to care for your chickens even during the coldest of times. This chicken guide will help you and your chicken survive the winter period both healthy and happy.

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