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The Definitive Guide To Marek’s Disease

The mention of Marek’s disease is enough to strike dread in every flock keeper. Because Marek’s disease is so widespread all flocks are considered to be infected until proven otherwise. Much has been written about this disease, some factual, some empiric and some poorly researched Read More →

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Simple Ways To Treat Bumblefoot In Chickens

From time to time your chickens may experience something called bumblefoot. This is a fairly common occurrence in backyard flocks and especially with those that can free range. Overall bumblefoot can be miserable for your hens so it is something that needs treating. In this Read More →

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13 Ways To Stop Chickens From Eating Eggs

In this article we address a fairly common problem found in backyard poultry: egg eating. This is a very annoying habit that may start out quite innocently. A hen gets bored and then pecks at an egg and breaks it, she will sample the gooey Read More →

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Make Your Own Mealworm Farm In 6 Simple Steps

Everybody knows that chickens love mealworms. They are also used as snacks for lizards, caged birds and fish. Those wiggly little grubs are packed full of protein which makes them a healthy treat. Making your own mealworm farm is not that labor intensive or time Read More →

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The Definitive Guide To The Pecking Order

We have all heard about the pecking order, but what exactly is it? The term is used to describe the social hierarchy of chickens. However to say the pecking order applies only to chickens is a bit misleading. All complex social groups have some sort Read More →