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Hen House Plans from ChickenCoopGuides.com - A Review

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from About.com Home

How to Keep Your Hens Laying All Winter Long

It's getting chilly outside. But that doesn't have to mean frozen combs and wattles, painful toes, and unhappy hens. Keeping chickens happy through the winter just takes a little bit of extra attention.

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from MorningChores

10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds (up to 300 per Year!)

Make sure you're not raising the wrong hen. Here's 10 of the best egg laying chickens breeds that will give you up to 300 eggs per year.

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They will help a laying hen feel safe and relaxed while she is sitting, and calm a broody hen, as well as repel rodents, flies and other parasites. Broodies have a tendency to get mites and other bugs since they dont get out to dust bathe often, if at all, and the warm, dark space underneath them is a breeding ground for parasites. The herbs safely and naturally avoid that.

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Natural home remedies for sick chickens and laying hens with regards to chicken diseases and problems: Marek's disease, coccidiosis, conjunctivitus, egg bound, egg eating, worms, diarrhea, mites, molting ....

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Laying boxes and sleeping latter. The staggered latter prevents hens from soiling one another while they roost at night in these boards.

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from Country Living Magazine UK

3 of the best chickens for eggs

Learn the best chickens for eggs with this pick of three hens for laying. More smallholding advice at countryliving.co.uk

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