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Chickens’ and rain

Chickens’ and rain

Chickens are generally fine being in the rain as long as they have a waterproof shelter they can retreat to on-demand. Most chickens are sensible and will seek shelter when there is heavy rain. If you have younger birds, they may not understand and may need some...

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Flowers and plants suitable for chickens

Flowers and plants suitable for chickens

Making sure your chickens are eating nutritiously is just as important as making sure we are eating nutritiously. Giving your flock access to highly nutritious chicken-friendly plants like herbs, veggies, and perennials can be an easy way for you to consume the...

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ACV with garlic for chickens

ACV with garlic for chickens

Garlic & Apple Cider Vinegar is a natural antibiotic that is popular amongst poultry keepers. It is an all-around remedy and now even a stronger immunity booster. Backyard Poultry farmers use apple cider vinegar as a tonic for their flock that may lower the pH...

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Can chickens eat corn?

Can chickens eat corn?

Winter is the perfect time to add corn to your flocks diet. Cracked corn is an important part of a chicken's diet but should be consumed in moderation or as a treat. Because it is high in calories, corn is best for your flock in Autumn and Winter and helps keep the...

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Can chickens eat pumpkin seeds?

Can chickens eat pumpkin seeds?

Chickens go crazy for pumpkin, probably because it’s so good for them. Fresh, cooked or dried are all fine. The flesh of pumpkins is full of vitamins A, B, and C. It’s also packed with zinc and potassium. All of these are key nutrients that your birds need, and may...

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