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How to Pick a Healthy Chick

Baby Chicks

Chick Days are in full swing and if you walk into any farm and ranch store, chances are good that you’ll be greeted with fuzzy, adorable peeping chicks. Who can resist?! But before you scoop up your chicks, you’ll want

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Weekly Roundup: Eggs are In

As a large portion of the country goes into a subzero February freeze deemed “The Siberian Express“, hope for Spring seems a somewhat desperate leap. But, as Hal Borland was famously quoted, “No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its

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Choosing Chicken Breeds

Are you looking to add your first flock of backyard chickens? Maybe you’re just adding a few new birds to your existing flock of layers. Either way, choosing the right breed for your homestead is an important decision for any

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Protecting Your Chickens in the Winter

Year-round protection of the flock is a big concern for backyard poultry enthusiasts. From invading predators to frostbite to dehydration, winter care be an especially tough season to keep your birds safe and sound. Predator-proofing your coop While protecting the

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Chick Feeder Plans

This time of year, everyone is looking for ways to DIY presents for the holidays. Especially within the homesteading community, we are excited to put our own spin on a traditional product found around the barn. One Little Giant® product

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