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Golden Comet Chickens – What You Need to Know Before Getting Yours

A relatively new breed of chicken that has only appeared on the market in the last several years, Golden Comet Chickens are great egg layers, and they are also friendly and curious. Along with their great personalities and attractive appearances, you will find that they are very prolific egg layers too. These chickens are also …

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5 Fun Breeds Of Chickens That Lay Green Eggs

As you plan your chicken flock, you, like many others., might want to get chickens that lay different colored eggs. We’re all used to the white and brown eggs you can buy at the grocery store. But did you know there there are some chickens that lay green, blue, gray, pink, olive, and other colored …

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Chicken Dust Bath: Ingredients, Tools, And FAQs

Dust baths are important for chickens because they help them get rid of parasites, remove excess oils from their feathers, and maintain the health of their skin. They also provide relief from stress and boredom. But what exactly is a chicken dust bath and how do you make one for your birds? Keeping Chickens Healthy …

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The Basics of Raising Baby Chicks – From Brooder To Coop

You’ve decided to get chickens and have brought home your day-old chicks: now what? Let’s look at the basics of raising baby chicks from brooder to coop and everything in between.  Raising Baby Chicks – What Every New Owner Should Know Initial set up and housing All baby chicks require the same 4 elements: housing, …

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9 Chicken Coop Must Haves – The Basics And More

You’ve bought your chickens and you’ve got your coop. But do you have all the accessories necessary to make the coop the best place for your birds? Here are some chicken coop must haves that every chicken owner should be aware of.  Chicken Coop Must Haves For A Healthy And Happy Flock Accessories for the …

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The Cost Of Raising Chickens – What To Expect When Raising Your Flock

So you made the decision to raise some backyard chickens. The cost of raising chickens can be daunting for some, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what to expect money-wise when raising a small backyard flock. The cost of raising chickens Initial set up If you plan to start out by raising chicks you’ll need …

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So You Want To Raise Chickens? What You Need To Know Before You Get Chickens

Are you thinking of getting some chickens this spring? That’s a great idea and a lot of fun, but before you get your first baby chick, let’s look at what you need to know before you get chickens so that you can enjoy the journey, and not be taken by surprise. What you need to …

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