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Chicks

6 common chick illnesses

6 Most common problems in chicks. Common illnesses and their symptoms to help you figure out what wrong with your chick and get them better fast!

Homemade Electrolyte Recipe for Chicks • The Prairie Homestead

Last week was rough… I went from excitedly running around preparing for our new chick shipment, to staying up late working like a mad woman trying to bring some of the chicks back from death’s door. Last week reminded me how quickly things can change on the homestead… And how thin is the veil which […]

Coop

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Eggs

Egg Bloom

Just before laying an egg, the hen adds a protective layer called “bloom” to the outside of the egg. This coating seals the shell pores, prevents bacteria.

Feed/Nutrition

How to Ferment Chicken Feed for Healthier Chickens.

Making fermented chicken feed is just a matter of adding water to it and letting it sit. Here's why it's great for you & your chickens.

First aid/Sickness

Chicken First Aid Kit & Sick-Bay. Be prepared.

There is no way of knowing when a sick or injured chicken is going to need immediate, medical attention, so it is best to be prepared for the worst. During an urgent, medical situation, acquiring supplies should not be the priority. Knowing the types of emergency supplies to have on hand is as i ...

General

Do ducks make good pets? Tips for keeping baby ducks as pets, buying baby ducks vs. hatching them with an incubator, and more. #ducks #babyducks #duckling #homesteading #creativehomemaking

Keeping Baby Ducks as Pets - Creative Homemaking

Do ducks make good pets? Tips for keeping baby ducks as pets, buying baby ducks vs. hatching them with an incubator, and more.

Hot/Cold

Chicken Cooling Station

It's unusually hot here and our chickens are having a hard time staying cool. I decided to make this cooling station, so they can beat the heat and it provides an extra source of water. They love it and started using it right away. It's super simple too!

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Pest Control

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Treats

Quick and easy chicken treats

Make suet cakes for your chickens this winter! Quick and easy recipe using almost anything you have on hand! You just need a solid fat and seeds for these easy to make chickens treats!

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Raising chickens in August: 20 must-do tasks for a happy coop.

Chicken care in August: one task a day to keep your flock healthy and happy during the heat of summer.

Chicken Cooling Station

It's unusually hot here and our chickens are having a hard time staying cool. I decided to make this cooling station, so they can beat the heat and it provides an extra source of water. They love it and started using it right away. It's super simple too!

How to Vacation When You Don't Have Anyone to Watch Chickens

Can chickens stay in a coop all day? What if you need to leave for a day or two? How long can chickens go without water? The tips below will help you plan

Chickens owners can vacation! (printable instruction sheet!)

How to take a vacation when you have chickens. Hiring a chickens sitter or leaving them home alone? What is the best vacation style for your flock? Free printable chicken sitter instruction sheet.

Quick and easy chicken treats

Make suet cakes for your chickens this winter! Quick and easy recipe using almost anything you have on hand! You just need a solid fat and seeds for these easy to make chickens treats!

How to Ferment Chicken Feed for Healthier Chickens.

Making fermented chicken feed is just a matter of adding water to it and letting it sit. Here's why it's great for you & your chickens.

10 Free DIY PVC Chicken Tractor Plans

Build your own cheap chicken tractor using PVC Pipe, Check these 10 free DIY PVC chicken tractor plans to make a portable chicken tractor!

Prolapse Vent in Chickens: Causes & Treatment. *Graphic Photos**

Prolapse vent in chickens, also known as prolapsed oviduct, blow-out, cloacal prolapse, or pickout, … “is a condition in which the lower part of a hen’s oviduct turns inside out and protrudes through the vent.”1 Prolapse is a very serious condition that can be treated if caught early, but is li ...

Vent Gleet: Identifying & Treating | Pampered Chicken Mama: Raising Backyard Chickens

If you're eating, then stop before reading this article about vent gleet. It's a smelly, disgusting infection, and your chicken needs help. Here's what to do.

Chicken Egg Binding. Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

When a hen has an egg stuck inside her oviduct, she is referred to as being egg bound. Egg binding is a life-threatening condition that must be addressed quickly...

Chicken First Aid Kit & Sick-Bay. Be prepared.

There is no way of knowing when a sick or injured chicken is going to need immediate, medical attention, so it is best to be prepared for the worst. During an urgent, medical situation, acquiring supplies should not be the priority. Knowing the types of emergency supplies to have on hand is as i ...

Egg Bloom

Just before laying an egg, the hen adds a protective layer called “bloom” to the outside of the egg. This coating seals the shell pores, prevents bacteria.

Chicken Butchering Set Up: 7 Things You Need - A Farmish Kind of Life

Getting ready to butcher chickens? Let me show you our chicken butchering set up, and show you seven things you will need to make your job easier.

Essential Chicken Butchering Supplies Checklist - Reformation Acres

What supplies do you need to butcher your own chickens? This list will show you what equipment you need to process your own poultry at home.

Treating Chicken Fleas, Lice & Mites Naturally

Chickens are pretty resilient and disease resistant, but nothing is perfect. Here are some great ways for treating chicken fleas, lice and mites naturally.

What to Do When Your Chicks Arrive - Country Living in a Cariboo Valley

This post contains affiliate links. If you buy through these links, I may earn a small commission.Do you know what to do when your chicks arrive? Be ready for them! Be as sure as you can that you have everything you need. Everything MUST be in place when your chicks arrive at their new home! …

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