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 day […]

Will Skunks Eat Chickens (And Do They Eat Chicken Eggs?)

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Will Skunks Eat Chickens (And Do They Eat Chicken Eggs?) Do Skunks Eat Chickens? Skunks love to eat many things, including insects, grubs, and berries. However,  skunks also like to eat meat. And chickens are no exception to what a skunk will kill or eat. However, eating chickens is not a skunks first choice.  If […]

When Can Chicks Go Outside Full Time?

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When Can Chicks Go Outside Full Time? (Tips For Raising Baby Chicks) Stinky, noisy, and homely…these are just a couple of words to describe your chicks as they begin to grow into adolescents. At a month old they’re a far cry from those cuddly yellow fluff-balls you loved so much in the beginning. As the […]

How To Tell IF YOU HAVE A ROOSTER (The Ultimate Guide!)

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How To Tell You Have A Rooster   You’re in the feed store looking down at a pen of fluffy chicks. You egg-citedly picture your family taking them home, nurturing them, building a coop for them, and in return they will provide you with years of eggs and entertainment. Visions of omelettes and fried eggs […]

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 […]