The Best Way To Kill Fire Ants Around Chickens

“What is the best way to kill fire ants around chickens and chicks?” ~ Judy Goodwin Hi Judy, Thanks for the question. You might recall that we own

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Issues With Broody Hens

“I have a question: Not coming from a chicken oriented background, I’ve had very poor luck in getting a broody hen to keep other hens from laying in

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At What Age Does A Hen Go Broody?

“I would like to know if there is a certain age that a hen will start setting on eggs if she is going to be a broody? What

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Two Seperate Homes For Chickens?

“We moved in Dec and my husband built a new chicken pen that is safe and has a nice roof so they can be out of the rain

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Feedback On Dealing With Snakes & Chickens

Feedback On Dealing With Snakes… We had some great feedback and recommendations from last week’s newsletter regarding snakes so I wanted to pass some of it along to

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Keeping Chickens With Dogs

“We acquired a Blue Heeler puppy last July 2009, thinking that she would grow up with chickens and not hurt them. Now she enjoys chasing them. At nine

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Rooster Turns On His Hen & Snake Repellent…

“I always enjoy receiving and reading your weekly newsletter, so thank you very much for that. I actually have two questions. First, what would make a rooster turn

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Are Chickens Vegetarian?

“I noticed that you have stated that it is ok to give meat to chickens in this last newsletter. I have been told that you should not give

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Chickens Pecking Each Other To Death

“Hi Wendy, My chickens have been pecking each other along the sides of their bodies for several months. During that time several of the chickens have had wounds

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Holes In Chicken Eggs

“Hi, thanks for a great site! I am interested to know the reason for a hole in each egg that our hen produces daily. I am not sure

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