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Combining Two Flocks of Chickens (with Minimal Bloodshed)

Preview: Combining two flocks of chickens can be stressful for both the chickens and the chicken owners. Here are some ways to make the process easier. You bought new chicks this spring and now it’s time to combine them with your older flock of chickens. How can you accomplish this …

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What Is Grit for Chickens?

Many new chicken keepers often forget to think about grit for their chickens. But is grit necessary for a healthy flock? How do you provide grit for chickens? Do you know what type of grit to provide? Let’s explore these topics so you can feel confident in your choice of …

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How to Clean a Chicken Coop

Cleaning your chicken coop is a necessary part of raising healthy chickens. But what it the best way to clean it? Learn how to clean a chicken coop without using toxic chemicals in this post. Benefits to Cleaning Your Chicken Coop Keeping a clean chicken coop has many benefits to …

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Moving Chicks to the Coop

By now, you are ready to get those teenage chicks out of your house or garage. They are becoming increasingly messy. They probably need more space to roam around. You are ready to begin the process of moving chicks to the coop. But are the chicks ready? Here are a …

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How to Control Flies in the Chicken Coop

When raising chickens, flies can be a problem. As soon as warm weather arrives, it seems like the flies show up too. However, there are many ways you can control flies in the chicken coop. But before we cover how to control the flies in the coop, let’s discuss why …

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