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Predators, Roosters and Frozen Water – Some tips and experiences

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

Jackie : Gina, Thank you for the Keeping Chickens Newsletter. It is a joy to read and I learn from other people's experience. I haven't learned to include photos, nevertheless, I hope that even without

Predators, Roosters and Frozen Water – Some tips and experiences 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

The Puppy Sitting Pullet

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

Willie & Barbara Bell : Gina attached are shots of a pullet puppy sitting 6 Great Pyrineese puppies, she has been with them since three days old. They are now 28 days old and

The Puppy Sitting Pullet 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Chicken Rearing 101

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

Capon: A castrated male used for meat. [How much could that yield?] Pullet: A female chicken under one year old. Hen: A female chicken over one year of age Rooster: A male chicken over

Chicken Rearing 101 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Brooder Invention and a New Coop

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Michelle Dickens : Our invention of a brooder. We used a large rabbit cage and put it in the bathtub (we have a shower that is separate and no one ever actually uses the tub)

Brooder Invention and a New Coop 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Damaged Wing

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Rosemarie : Hi Gina, As usual your newsletter is terrific! I don't know if this is interesting but something happened to me that may help someone else. If I knew of this possibility beforehand I

Damaged Wing 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Tips for Cooling Down in Hot Weather

2017-06-21T15:27:27+00:00

Cheves : Thank you for the newsletter. I've passed it on to several other people in the lowcountry. One thing some of my hens like is a shallow water dish (about 12in by 12in) in

Tips for Cooling Down in Hot Weather 2017-06-21T15:27:27+00:00

Moveable Chicken Coop

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Steve : Attached are some photos of my peepers who are now teenagers. Also their coop which has small doors on either side to get easy access to their eggs, and a large door

Moveable Chicken Coop 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Getting youngsters to roost

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

J. Johnson : I was having a problem with a new generation of 6 pullets that didn't want to get on the roost with the older hens. They kept crowding into my nest boxes and

Getting youngsters to roost 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Little Bantam Rooster

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Pennie : I really love the news letters. I have learned a lot from you and other peoples posts. This is my little bantam rooster. He loves the camera. Unfortunately, the chicks I got are

Little Bantam Rooster 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

When Chickens Moult

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Dawn : I have been meaning to write to you for ages and send photos of my coop but just haven't. I enjoy your newsletter very much. I have a question, though. When do chickens

When Chickens Moult 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00