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Oct 26, 2020

Why and how to grow garlic for healthier chickens - 6 easy steps.

Garlic is a scientifically proven healthy addition to your flock's diet. Here's how to grow and store your own.

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Oct 25, 2020

The benefits of feeding garlic to chickens.

Why, when and how to feed garlic to your flock, which form is best and will it make eggs taste odd? Here are the facts.

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Oct 24, 2020

A high protein chicken treat your hens will love.

Discover why and when chickens need help with extra protein - and create a natural, inexpensive treat to boost their health.

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Oct 24, 2020

Are high protein foods good for chickens?

Chickens need protein to help with moulting in the autumn and cold in the winter. Here are the ten best sources.

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Oct 18, 2020

Michael, God Sent You And Took You Back

I received the gift of Michael in November of 2019. A friend called me and said that somebody had given her a chicken and that she didn’t have the heart

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Oct 14, 2020

Sweet Ree Ree

Our original flock came to us in December of 2019. We have gotten chicks since and raised them as well. (We loved being able to submit that experience

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Oct 14, 2020

Koki, we'll miss you :(

A few months ago, my partner and I rescued our first two chickens. One of them a very inquisitive Polish chicken, Pollo, with no feathers on her head because

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Oct 09, 2020

We will never forget you, our beloved Guinevere

We are a family of five and took home 5 chickens from my son's kindergarten class in May of 2019. We had watched them in the incubator as eggs in the classroom

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Oct 08, 2020

Waffles

Growing up I always loved chickens and had around 60 of them, but no one ever compared to Waffles. At 14, my mom only allowed for a certain amount of

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Oct 08, 2020

Tataku Pepay Kurukukski

Here's our happy pill, my another half, my everything Rooster. We got him last February 2016. They are colorful chicks being sold in a cart around here,

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Oct 08, 2020

We'll miss you, Bok Bok

So me and my wife have around 40 chickens. We use them mainly as egg layers, but as they get older and stop laying eggs we do butcher them at some point

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Aug 22, 2020

Plants for chickens: growing natural remedies for your flock.

Common plants which have proven benefits for chickens all year round: what they are, what they provide and how to grow them.

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Jun 30, 2020

Joy During the Pandemic

Last December, a friend of mine messaged me and asked if I would like to have her flock of five hens along with the coop and related accoutrements. We

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Jun 30, 2020

Lady Frizz

After being hatched by two mama hens, Lady Frizz was one of four baby chicks, two were bantam frizzles and two were chocolate bantam chicks. When they

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Jun 13, 2020

My Little Angel

Brought 3 chicks in March 2020, out of which earlier yellow coloured chick died after 2 and half months. Within 10 days another chick died. This chick

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Link to Raising Happy Chickens home page.