one of the most useful herbs for chickens....Artemisia Silver Mound - Place clippings in nesting boxes to repel poultry lice & mites naturally
Planting Design: March 2010
Fresh Eggs Daily®: Basic Duckling Care - Raising Healthy Happy Ducks
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46 Ideas for Building Your Chicken Coop - Mom with a PREP
How and When to Give a Chicken a Bath
I use an approach to achieve flock harmony that I call the "Playpen Method." I have used it successfully with each addition to my flock over the years. The Playpen Method is simple: allow the newbies and the Flockers to see and hear each other without having physical contact. This allows both groups to familiarize themselves with one another, while maintaining a "safe zone" for the newbies.
Integrating New Chickens into the Flock: "The Playpen Method"
High heat is dangerous for chickens- heat stroke, heat stress and death can result when a chicken is overheated.
Beat the Heat: Helping Chickens Survive High Temps
Raising goats can be challenging at first, but if you're privy to these tips, keeping and raising them naturally will benefit your family for years to come!
10 Chicken Supplies from the Dollar Store
BE PREPARED at your COOP!! Genious! eww SNAKES use Minnow TRAP ALWAYS sitting around the CHICKEN coop and run!!! DONT WAIT for a problem!!! link to tons of pictures and forum! ..............pss if you cut two 2ltr plastic soda bottles in 1/2 you can make the same thing with rabbit pen wire rolled for the middle.
Best way I've found yet to deal with snake problems!!
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. Here's a list of essentials as well as a more extensive list of helpful chicken first aid items.