How Long Will A Chicken Stay Broody?

“I know you’ve addressed this topic before but I’d like to know how long a chicken will stay broody. I’ve got one that’s going on six weeks. There’s

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Chickens Digging Holes…

“Hi. I enjoy your newsletter very much. I am a fairly new chicken owner. I have 2 Rhode Island Red Hens. I don’t know if it is their

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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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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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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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How Much Room Do My Hens Need To Roam?

“I was curious how much room my hens need to roam and still be happy. I was letting them roam the entire yard but spring is near and

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A Hen That Crows Like A Rooster?

“Hi! Love your newsletter! I have four Banty Hens and a Rooster. Mr. Ricardo crows when I cone home in the morning. Lately, Lucy, one of my hens

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Reintroducing a Recovered Hen Back Into The Flock

“I had a chicken last weekend who when I went to put them to bed, couldn’t walk/ jump/ fly and was rolling her head, I picked her off

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