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May 21, 2020

My Morag

I rescued my beautiful sweet Morag in July of 2018, along with 7 other gorgeous girls, ex battery hens. I loved and spoilt them. From April 2019 I lost

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May 18, 2020

My love for Charlie

My boyfriend and I met Charlie when we first moved to Las Vegas about 3 and a half years ago. Our nextdoor-neighbor-landlords kept Charlie as their pet,

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May 18, 2020

My sweet little puff

I had gotten Puff from the farm store I work at. A customer had come over to me concerned that one of the little meat chicks wasn’t doing too well and

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Jan 19, 2020

Chicken runs: does your coop have the outside space it needs?

How much space should a chicken have? How do you make a run secure? How to stop it becoming a mudbath in winter and an oven in summer? Find out here!

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Dec 06, 2019

In loving memory of Cannonball

We only got our hens about a month ago so it seems even more absurd that I am this upset, but the death of this particular hen has absolutely destroyed

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Aug 24, 2019

Help! Did I kill my developing chick!?

I am attempting to hatch eggs in the incubator for the first time. I know this is not a good time of year to order eggs through the mail, but I wanted

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Aug 14, 2019

Our Precious Girls — We Will Always Love You!

Our eight little girls came to us in a variety of ways. Spressy (Espresso) our little booted bantam always looked like she had pantaloons on. Stormy

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Aug 05, 2019

Moulting: why does it happen and what should you do?

Why, when and for how long does a chicken moult, and what action can you take to help your flock through the process?

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Jun 01, 2019

Animal husbandry: the day to day care of backyard chickens.

12 common chicken problems and their solutions: animal husbandry in action.

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Apr 25, 2019

Gourmet treats for the baby chicks in your life!

Got new chicks and want them to have the best start? Here are some special treats to keep them healthy and happy.

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