Sick Chickens? Spot the Symptoms

Spot the Symptoms (Infographic) When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way.

Wyandottes - They are a fantastic layer, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Wyandottes - There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm, friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Love the way this person has positioned rocks and pebbles around Water-Can ~ no way can chickens kick up dirt from stone and dirty the water.

An inspiringly clean chicken coop

Keepign the chicken waterer clean. Position rocks and pebbles around it—no way any chicken can kick up dirt from stone! Anything a chicken-owner can do to keep a coop clean is a good thing. It keeps both hens and humans healthy.

Solar light in the coop run so bugs collect at night as a treat for the chickens

Solar light in the coop run so bugs collect at night as a treat for the chickens Cool idea & cheap if you get the lights at dollar tree!

Using Herbs in the Nest Box-not only smells nice and is healthy for the chickens to eat but it is a Natural Lice and Mite Prevention:

Natural Chicken Keeping: Natural Lice and Mite Prevention: Using Herbs in the Nest Box. Includes a list of herbs to use.

Neat idea for chicken dust bath

DIY recycled tire for chicken dust bath. Mix equals amounts of wood ash, builder’s sand soil, food grade diatomaceous earth. Also love the idea of using tires.

Why do sprouting seeds mean happy chickens? We spill the beans!

Why sprouting seeds mean happy chickens.

Why do sprouting seeds mean happy chickens? We spill the beans! My girls love lentil sprouts!

Take preventative measures to keep your chickens worm-free by growing and feeding them these natural de-worming plants.

9 Natural De-Worming Plants for Your Backyard Flock -- Take preventative measures to keep your chickens worm-free by growing and feeding them these natural de-worming plants.

To encourage your chickens to drink in hot weather fill a dish with ice water & dump in black oil sunflower seeds.  They drink as they go for the seed.

To encourage chickens to drink in hot weather, fill a dish with ice water & dump in black oil sunflower seeds. They drink as they go for the seed.

how to use chickens in the garden-- love this list of practical ideas that will save me time!

8 Ways to Use Chickens in the Garden

As Orchard Sanitation One chicken can de-bug an entire fruit tree within an hour, breaking the life cycle of pests and disease.

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