Molting Madness

As the Autumn leaves fall so do the feathers on chickens. Many chickens molt this time of year which results in your coop looking like some ones emptied a pillow in there. Like dogs and cats chickens will molt. Usually when they reach around 18 month old hens and roosters will moults just before winter …

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How to hatch eggs under a broody hen 

So I've just had someone who's about to collect some eggs from our pet flock to hatch under her broody so I thought I can make a blog post to help them and other people when they decide to satisfy there stubborn broody hen. So here's a step to step guide... Move your hen into …

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Mites and lice

The weather gets warmer and you might start worrying about mites and lice. Here's what you need to know so you can fight these little bugs! First things first what are mites? They're little grey parisites that sometimes decide they want to invest your coop and disrupt your flock. As your birds go to roost …

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