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How to save money on chicken feed

How to save money on chicken feed

Backyard chickens need access to a balanced layer feed to ensure their good health and delicious, nutritious eggs. But there are ways to save money on chicken feed without compromising your flock’s health. 1. Free range Probably the easiest (and least expensive)...
How to sex chickens

How to sex chickens

Whether you’ve hatched them yourself or acquired them from a breeder, your new chicks are sure to enrich your life. But how can you tell the gender of your new birds? Under normal conditions, a group of chicks generally hatch with 50-55 percent males and 50-45 percent...
Why do chickens need sunlight?

Why do chickens need sunlight?

Chickens get very uncomfortable in warm and hot weather, however they do need some sunlight to survive. Just like humans, chickens need sunshine too. The UV rays from the sun provide essential Vitamin D to both people and pets. Vitamin D is essential for backyard...