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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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Weekly Roundup: Baaah.

With kidding and calving season kicking into high gear, we’re starting to be inundated with baby animals. This does not make us upset. It does leave us cooing at our computer screens over adorable, tiny farm animals. It’s a good

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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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