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Does a chicken coop need windows?

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Tony : hi I'm still in the process of finishing off the run then bring on the chickens. My coop has no windows in it is this OK?

Does a chicken coop need windows? 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

A pair of Belgian d’Uccle

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Angela : I got 2 Belgian D'Uccle when they were tiny chicks and one turned out to be a rooster Mr Pepper, (unfortunately he had to be rehomed - as I live in the

A pair of Belgian d’Uccle 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Method for Sexing Chicks

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Ann : I enjoy reading your newsletter. I'm new at raising chicken, although my mother had chickens when I was a child. I have three buff orpingtons and two black sex-links. I decided I wanted

Method for Sexing Chicks 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Introducing chicks into a house with established hens

2017-06-13T17:52:49+00:00

Jacqueline : This is a response to the gal who wanted to know how/when to introduce baby chicks into a house with established hens. I have done this many times successfully. When the day

Introducing chicks into a house with established hens 2017-06-13T17:52:49+00:00

Have a back up plan for losing power

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Margaret : Any one have good back up plans for when you lose power? It's happened to us frequently so I thought I would put it out there. I finally got a battery charger so

Have a back up plan for losing power 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

The last hen

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Sarah : This is for Julie, regarding the re-homing of her one chicken "Kay". If you have to choose between company and space for your beloved hen you have made the right choice,

The last hen 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Tiny Eggs

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Katie : Today while feeding the flock we noticed Sandy staring blankly at nothing. After a while she starting crouching like she needed to poop or lay a egg. Apparently she had to lay

Tiny Eggs 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Is it true Americaunas only lay for one year?

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Thea : I've been raising Americauna chickens for a few years now. This winter it seems they've molted late, having had people I'd never seen come to buy my eggs. But now I can't

Is it true Americaunas only lay for one year? 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Increasing Calcium Intake

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Cathy : This is a thankyou to Bernice, who responded to my question about ISA Browns and their dietary requirements. I was very interested to read this reply and had not considered the idea

Increasing Calcium Intake 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Bad Banty

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Nancy : Dear Gina and Readers, I could tell many stories of my hens' ability to communicate with their keeper (me) but I'd like to share one dramatic one which happened just a few

Bad Banty 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00