Chicken keeping for beginners

Learning to care for chickens in your backyard, homestead or farm. Chicken keeping for beginners, everything you need to get started caring for your own flock…
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Keep your chickens happy and healthy with chicken coop toys that prevent boredom. Explore DIY and store-bought options to stimulate natural behaviors in your coop. Even simple toys can keep them active and engaged, fostering thriving chickens in a happy environment.
Best Chicken Coop Toy Ideas
Keep your chickens happy and healthy with chicken coop toys that prevent boredom. Explore DIY and store-bought options to stimulate natural behaviors in your coop. Even simple toys can keep them active and engaged, fostering thriving chickens in a happy environment.
chickens in front of a house with the words how to convert a playhouse into a chicken coop
How to convert an outdoor children's playhouse into a chicken coop.
Build a coop from a playhouse! A kids playhouse is incredibly sturdy and built for year round weather. You'll just need to make the structure predator proof, add roosts and nest boxes... but it's really easy to turn a play house or shed into a coop for backyard chickens! DIY playhouse coop conversion.
chickens in their coop with the words how much space do chickens need? tips for planning your coop
How Much Space to Chickens Need? Tips for Planning Your Coop
How much space do chickens need? While a good generalization is to give 4 square feet of coop space and 8 square feet of run space, there are a lot of factors that should go into your calculation.
a person holding a chicken with the words how to care for a chick with a cross beak
Properly caring for a cross beak chick/keet
Caring for a chicken with cross beak. Scissor beak is a deformity of the beak in chickens but with proper care and feeding, they can live a long life. Guinea fowl keets can also hatch with crossbeak and their care and feeding is the same as chickens
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15 Medicinal Herbs for Chickens to Keep Them Healthy and Pestfree
two chickens standing next to each other in a field with the caption what is a chickens grow out pen? do you need one?
What is a grow out pen? Do you need a grow out pen for your chickens?
Do you need a grow out pen for your chickens? What even is a grow out pen? If you're adding small chicks to an existing flock, you might need a separate pen for them for a few weeks. Read on to find out why plus learn how to set up a temp home for the time between brooder and coop
chickens standing in front of a barn with the words can chickens eat cicadas? or are they too big?
Will chickens eat cicadas?
Can chickens eat cicadas? Of course chickens eat bugs, but are these huge cicadas actually good for them? If your dealing with an invasion of this insect this year, you'll want to read this!
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How to Build a Chicken Coop in 4 Easy Steps [2nd Edition] | Homesteading
a chicken with the title how to help a brony hen hatch eggs caring for her during incubation
Broody hens, how to care for them
two chickens are standing in the grass and one is saying, you can't know what to go on vacation even though you have chickens?
Chickens owners can vacation! (printable instruction sheet!)
two small chicks walking across the ground with text overlay that reads how to order chickens online
How To Order Chicks Online
Tips and tricks to help you order chicks for your farm online and have the best success.
a plastic container filled with eggs sitting on top of a wooden table
How to ship hatching eggs through the mail (the right way)
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Tracking egg production in hens. Should you?
Yes, you should track the egg production in your backyard chickens! This helps you recognize certain health problems in your hens when they quit laying, or notice if they go broody. How to keep track of how many eggs your hens lay, and why you would want to. Printable egg chart to keep track of how many eggs your flock of chicken is laying each month.
Why Chickens Won't Stop Making Noise
6 Reasons Why Your Chickens Won't Stop Making Noise
Can't get your flock to pipe down? Uncover 6 common reasons chickens get extra noisy and learn how to handle the ruckus.
a chicken coop with the words where do chickens coops come from? buying, building and other options
I bought chickens, but where do I get a coop?