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Getting the Most Eggs from Your Hens in Winter

Getting the Most Eggs from Your Hens in Winter

As cold winter weather approaches and the days grow shorter, your normally productive hens may be challenged to stay productive, and the cold weather may take its toll on the eggs they do lay. How can you keep your hens in optimal laying condition and assure that their eggs are the highest quality possible, while helping the birds live their best lives in the dark, cold months of winter? Let’s look at some important factors to consider with regard to winter egg production. Egg Care Check your nest boxes early in the morning and several times a day, depending on...

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Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

Bird Feeding Tips for Fall
As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. 

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Adding New Chicks to Your Flock

Adding New Chicks to Your Flock

Whether you need to replace aging hens, want to increase the diversity of your poultry or just need a few more chickens to meet your needs or increase your profits, you must take great care when adding new chicks to your flock. Fortunately, if you understand the needs of new chicks and the hierarchy of your existing flock, you can successfully help both old and new chickens merge into one happy family. Problems When Growing Your Flock Several difficulties can arise when you try to add new chicks to an existing flock. Because chickens can be highly territorial, adding new...

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How to Remove a Tick From Your Pet Safely and Easily

How to Remove a Tick From Your Pet Safely and Easily
Ticks can be bothersome, even dangerous, pests, but you can easily remove them if your pet does pick one up. Removing ticks safely and easily can help keep your pet comfortable and healthy, even if ticks are a nuisance.

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Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced

Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced
Many people are opting to raise their own chicks these days. It’s a rewarding experience that can leave you with the freshest eggs on the block. If you’re new to the baby chicks game, then this article is for you. 

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