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Housing Chickens 2017-05-14T21:18:46+00:00

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Beehive in the Chicken Yard

Christina : Some time back a reader said she was happy to put a beehive in her chicken yard, as this would keep the hive from getting wax moths. Well I'm sorry to inform her

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Hen with possible Ascites / Water Belly

Betty : Good Morning. I do have an issue.  I believe I may have an eggbound hen.  She is standing with her legs in an awkward position and she doesn't look good at all. I

“Our girls did us proud, they even laid one egg on the way back from the battery welfare trust . . . I never knew chickens had such personalities – ours are all different and keep us entertained with their antics.”

Hazel
“Raising chickens is an addiction, with a twist…It produces and provides, not only a sense of pride and accomplishment, but also a pretty good breakfast.”
Lance Rome