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Keeping chickens

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In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard.

In this article, I’ll explore eight different ways you can use chickens in the garden. You’ll discover how you can put chickens to work by providing nitrogen for your compost pile, replacing machine tillers, fertilizing your garden, turning compost, spreading mulch, disposing of your garbage, controlling pests and sanitizing your orchard.

5 Differences Between Hens and Roosters - Modern Farmer

So you have a batch of newly-hatched chicks, but don’t know whether they’ll become hens or roosters. While it’s easy to tell the difference between the two when mature chickens strut across your yard, it’s nearly impossible to identify the gender—otherwise known as sexing—of a young chick. You won’t be able to determine with certainty whether they are cockerels (male chickens under one year old) or pullets (female chickens under one year old) until they’re at least 16 weeks old. Here’s what…

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Can herbs keep chickens healthy? Does herb use increase the immune response in the flock? The answer to both questions appears to be, yes!

Clean your chicken coop now for the benefit of your chickens. Learn how easily you can do it and why it is important for your chickens health. #audreyslittlefarm #backyardchickens #raisingchickens #chickenhealth #chickencoop #cleancoop

Clean your chicken coop now for the benefit of your chickens. Learn how easily you can do it and why it is important for your chickens health. #audreyslittlefarm #backyardchickens #raisingchickens #chickenhealth #chickencoop #cleancoop

Just 3 simple ingredients to create the ultimate dust bath for chickens. Rid poultry of parasites with this dust bath. Easy to follow recipe/tutorial. #chickens #backyardchickens #homesteading

How to make a dust bath for chickens to control parasites. You can use almost any type of container as long as you add wood ash and diatomaceous earth and your chicken will have the perfect dust bath.