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Help Your Chickens Handle the Heat

The large majority of the United States has experienced a massive heat wave over the course of the last few weeks. As an animal owner, extreme temperatures can be worrisome. If you’re hot, it’s highly likely that your animals are too, chickens included. Fortunately, there are easy changes you can make to help cool your… Read more »

Easy Treat Ideas for Your Chickens

Many chickens enjoy being spoiled, and luckily, there are easy ways to spoil your chickens in a healthy way. Like many other animals, chickens will recognize love when it is shown to them, especially when it comes to things like feeding. One of the easiest ways to establish a relationship with your chickens is to… Read more »

Tips on Keeping Your Coop Clean

If you’re thinking about purchasing chickens, it’s important to make sure that you have an appropriate shelter for them such as a chicken coop. A coop will provide your chickens with protection from the elements and predators, allowing them to get the rest they need. If a chicken coop is home to your chicken flock,… Read more »

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Everything You Need to Know About Roosters

Female chickens, often referred to as hens, play an important role in the growth and development of their baby chicks. But they don’t do it alone! Male chickens, which are called roosters, also take on a lot of responsibility. From protecting the hens to seeking out food for others, male chickens play a prominent role… Read more »

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The Benefits of Vaccinating Chickens

If you’re planning on adding chickens into your backyard coop or welcoming them into your farm family, you should strongly consider vaccinating them first. There are a wide range of vaccinations available for chicks that are designed to protect them from serious diseases. Common Diseases Some diseases that chickens are likely to catch without a… Read more »

The Meaning Behind Different Colored Chicken Eggs

When you purchase a dozen eggs from the grocery store, all of the eggs are typically the same color. You might get a dozen white eggs or a dozen brown in your carton. But when you take a look at the eggs that are laid by your personal chickens, you will notice that they are… Read more »

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How to Help Your Stubborn Hens Lay Eggs

Hens sometimes go through phases where they will “refuse” to lay eggs for a period of time. This can be incredibly frustrating, especially if you’re raising chickens for the sole purpose of having fresh eggs at home. There are several different reasons that hens might suddenly stop laying eggs and Chickens for Backyards has some… Read more »

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Highlighting the Multiple Stages of Growing Chickens

A lot of things change when a chicken goes from a fluffy baby chick to a fully-grown, producing chicken. It is important to know the various stages of growth when it comes to chickens in order to raise them appropriately. Understanding the changes of growth will help you better comprehend the science of these birds… Read more »

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Helpful Guidelines for Brooding Chicks

Raising chicks from the moment they’re welcomed into the world can be an incredibly rewarding experience. It can be a lot of fun to see baby chicks hatch and mature into full-grown chickens. During their first three to eight weeks of life, baby chicks need to go through a brooding period during which they’ll need… Read more »

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Top Construction Tips for Building Chicken Coops

Chickens for Backyards can help homeowners and farmers start flocks with healthy birds of the perfect breed. However, if you’re going to start raising chickens, you’re eventually going to need a chicken coop in order to do so. Having a chicken coop is an excellent way to get a healthy inventory of dependable and delicious… Read more »