Chicken Watering Systems

Poultry Watering Ideas

If you’ve landed here, chances are you are looking for the right direction for your chickens watering needs. If you’re situation is at all like mine, finding a way to provide good clean water for your beloved flock is harder than it seems. Chickens are beautiful birds…but they are messy! There’s no way around …

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Do Chickens Need Vaccinations? The Answer May Surprise You

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Most of us would never even think of vaccinating chickens. After all, they are, well, yardbirds. Contrary to that school of thought, chickens require care just as any other pet would, and that includes ensuring they are properly vaccinated. But do chickens NEED vaccinations? The answer is yes or no, depending who you talk …

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What Is A Novagen Chicken And Is It The Best Egg Layer Ever?

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Most of us have no clue what a “Novagen” chicken breed is. Novagen chicken – It sounds rather “scientific-like,” doesn’t it? That’s because it is a genetically enhanced hybrid of a chicken. As eyebrows begin to raise, it’s time to explain a little bit more about what some would say are “waddling science projects.” …

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Best Egg Laying Chickens -White Eggs, Brown Eggs, And More!

(Display photo by Kelly NeilUnsplash) So you’ve made your coop…you’ve added the bedding…and now the fun part – choosing your chickens! But if you’re out for maximum egg production, some breeds will perform better than others. I’ve been raising chickens for over 15 years and have experimented with a few breeds and found that some …

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Buff Orpington Chicken Breed: A Comprehensive Profile

buff orpington chicken breed

We have a breed that has all the “bells and whistles.” If you are looking for an egg-layer or source of meat, you’ve come to the right place. Families love this breed because of its “teddy-bear-like” temperament and appearance. We give you the Buff Orpington chicken breed, a very friendly, lovable chicken! Overview We …

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10 Urban Chicken Coop Designs – Plus Other Ideas And Tips For Your “Chicks In The City”

urban chicken coop designs

For us city-folks, we have limited space for raising chickens. Finding the right coop that doesn’t stick out like a sore thumb and adds value and beauty to a backyard is important. We have some really nifty ideas, plans, and tips to house your flock right outside your back door! See these lovely urban …

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Should I Free Range My Chickens – Pros, Cons And Everything In Between

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Debating whether or not to let your chickens free-range is something many of us who own chickens mull over. It’s like allowing your teenager to take the car for the first time. You worry until they come back home safely, and every time they take the car out, you worry as well. By the …

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Barred Rock Chicken Breed – A Comprehensive Profile

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The Barred Rock Chicken breed (also known as Barred Plymouth Rock) is a great backyard chicken. Their sweet, laid-back nature has earned many “brownie points,” making them more of a pet than a source of food. Whether you choose to raise this variety for eggs, meat, or for pure enjoyment, Barred Rocks won’t disappoint …

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Top 12 Small Chicken Breeds

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For our fellow backyard chickeneers and those beginning your journey in raising backyard chickens, we have a treat for you! We are discussing the top 12 small chicken breeds. If you’re looking for some small breeds of chickens that stand out above the others in appearance and personality, we’ve got you covered! We have …

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Eglu Chicken Coop Review – Before You Spend Your Money, Read This

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A Review On The Eglu Cube Chicken Coop Boy, have we got a beauty of a coop for you! Not only is it oddly futuristic in appearance, but it’s also portable with options to expand the run size. The Eglu Cube has become a favorite for backyard chickeneers that prefer something other than a …

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My Chickens Are Molting! No Need To Panic And Here’s Why

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If you have gone out to your coop to find feathers strewn about and your chickens are standing there naked, don’t panic! They are more than likely going through a natural process called molting. There’s nothing more pathetic than seeing your pet chickens bald, boney, and looking like an emaciated creature from a tarp …

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Chicken Coop Landscaping Ideas

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Do you have a chicken coop/run that looks like it’s missing that “extra something?” There are so many creative elements you can add to the exterior of your coop to make it attractive. Coops can be dressed up with decorative items, repurposed things, vibrant paint colors, plants, and so much more. For many chicken …

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