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Find out answers to common questions about raising chickens and eggs.
Find out answers to common questions about raising chickens and eggs.
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This family lets the kids do the work and learn the lessons.
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Millions of commercial birds have been infected by avian influenza in 2015. Experts predict 20 million birds destroyed overall as a result of the worst bird flu outbreak to strike the U.S. since the...
What is avian influenza? Avian influenza (AI), or bird flu, refers to a number of viruses that infect birds. The viruses are classified as either low pathogenicity (LPAI), which causes a...
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Learn what, when and how much to feed chickens through all stages of life.
Learn what, when and how much to feed chickens through all stages of life.
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Important advise on how to keep the bird flu out of your backyard poultry flock
Millions of poultry around the country are being destroyed because of the avian influenza virus. Some states have declared a "state of emergency" as it spreads from farm-to-farm. Radio...
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Adjust feed as chicks grow to account for changing nutritional needs.
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Here are a few ideas you can use to create your own chicken feeder and nest boxes!
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These clever, unique mailboxes will inspire you to start designing your own!
These clever, unique mailboxes will inspire you to start designing your own!
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As a poultry owner, you know how important it is to keep your birds healthy. By practicing biosecurity, you can help reduce the chances of your birds being exposed to diseases such as avian influenza...
Practicing biosecurity can help keep disease away from your poultry. The following steps can help you keep your birds healthy: Keep your distance Isolate your birds from visitors and other birds...
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Icelandic chickens are a genetically unique bird and will brighten up the backyard
When the burly Vikings settled in Iceland more than a-thousand years ago, one of their prized possessions was a chicken with reliable mothering skills and capable of feeding itself. Icelandic...

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