What Does Apple Cider Vinegar Do For Chickens (5 Uses For It)

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What Does Apple Cider Vinegar Do For Chickens (5 Uses For It Around The Coop) When you’re caring for your chickens, it can be nerve wracking to use products that have mysterious ingredients. There are not nearly as many cleaning supplies on the market that advertise safety for chickens as for pets like dogs and […]

What Time Of Day Do Chickens Lay Eggs?

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What Time Of Day Do Chickens Lay Eggs? Movies and tv shows that feature chickens would probably make us believe that chickens lay their eggs at night, gently popping them out in their sleep. If you have ever gone to your coop in the morning in search of eggs you experience may even confirm the […]

How Long Can Chickens Go Without Water (How Much Do They Need?)

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How Long Can Chickens Go Without Water: How Much Water Do Chickens Need?   Owning chickens is a big job, and requires a lot of time and attention. If you are planning or have just started with your own coop, you might be concerned about what happens if you need to leave home for a […]

Help! This Egg Has A Very Thin Shell! (Soft Shell Chicken Eggs)

What Does It Mean When A Chicken Lays A Soft Shell Egg? When Your “Crack” Is a “Splat”   It was a fine warm morning in July when I was ambushed by one of my many brothers.  On my way back from gathering eggs, he crouched in wait in the hayloft. As I passed unawares […]

How Often Do Chickens Molt? (Ultimate Guide To Chicken Molting)

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How Often Do Chickens Molt? (And How Long Do They Molt For?)   Why Are My Chickens Naked? You walk down to the coop to do chores, open the door, and see feathers everywhere! Your first suspicion is that critters got in and massacred your flock in the night, but upon further inspection all the […]

Do Chickens Really Sneeze? (Achoo!)

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Do Chickens Really Sneeze? When the subjects of chickens and sneezing are first brought up, most people’s first reaction is to say “Wait, that’s actually a thing that happens?!” I know it sounds a bit bizarre to think about something with a hard beak instead of a nose sneezing, but it’s actually a common concern […]

How Old Does A Chicken Have To Be To Lay Eggs?

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How Old Does A Chicken Have To Be To Lay Eggs?   Have you jumped on the bandwagon with the farm to table movement and bought chickens? You have the perfect coop, plenty of room for them to roam, and you are ready to start reaping the rewards. Unfortunately, it takes time and patience before […]


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Can Chickens Lay More Than One Egg a Day? If you have chickens, or are considering chickens, you might be wondering if it’s possible for one chicken to lay more than one egg a day. This question can easily send you down a rabbit hole of research, looking into chicken fertility, breeds that lay the […]