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Kevin Davis built a spectacular "Chicken Mansion" on his Kentucky acreage, complete with a wire roost, outside entry nest boxes, predator-proof runs, and automatic feeders. Take a look at...
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Some are fancy and some are recycled, but all of these chicken coops built by our readers are home to some pretty lucky chickens!
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Keeping chickens can be a wonderful hobby for any acreage owner, but like with any animal, things can go wrong. Here are some common problems, along with explanations and solutions.
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As a rule, most livestock do a pretty good job keeping themselves warm in the winter, but when summer temperatures soar, they may need some help keeping cool. These products can help.
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These funny animals are proof that friendship knows no bounds, even when the friends are different species.
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Anyone who has livestock is feeling a pinch in the pocketbook, as feed costs skyrocket. To reduce these costs, take some time to evaluate what and how you're feeding the animals.
Dan Buskirk is a beef specialist at Michigan State University and says high fuel prices for transportation are one reason for soaring feed costs. He recommends buying feed locally to save on shipping...
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Radio interview source: Jesse Lyons, Extension Poultry Specialist, University of Missouri Listen here: Wintering chickens Caring for chickens during the winter might sound tricky, but they're...
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"Rise and shine" has a whole new meaning when you have chickens. With a rooster in the barnyard, you don't need an alarm clock. We'll tell you why he crows. Radio interview source...
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Is there fowl language in your chicken house? Chickens communicate with each other, and if you pay attention, you might understand what they're clucking about. Radio interview source: Josh...
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To raise chickens and sell the meat labeled as organic, no antibiotics, drugs, or synthetic parasiticides are allowed. Unfortunately, there aren't many options for people who want to treat their...

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