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Removing Rooster Spurs

Removing rooster spurs. A tutorial with a video. Because Buck is such a nice rooster on the farm and he’s a good rooster for continued breeding program, I would rather remove his spurs then to butcher him…. Now before anybody gets all upset about removing the Spurs of a chicken, it is no different then tagging your cows ears or branding them or neutering your cat or dog. Is part of Farmlife!:

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How to Make a Rooster Be Quiet

How to Make a Rooster Be Quiet - Just don't attract their attention when you don't Like them, and don't pick on their team

chicken coop . . .didn't meet my first until my late 20s, when i homestead-sat for a friend going on vacation. eggs *never* tasted as good, before or since.

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Chicken Mating: How Does That Work?

The rooster gets into position, which resembles a piggy-back ride, standing on her back, holding her neck feathers with his beak and steadying himself...

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Help! My Rooster Is Being a Total Jerk!

Roosters show aggression for a variety of reasons. They perceive you as a threat or they want to dominate you. Occasionally, your rooster will just be a jerk.

Town & Country Gardeningfrom Town & Country Gardening

Chicken Sex – Feather Sexing Day Old Chicks

How to feather sex day old biddies

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Frostbite in Backyard Chickens: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

In extremely cold weather, backyard chickens are at risk for frostbite, the possible consequences of which are pain, disfigurement, loss of mobility, decreased fertility in roosters and diminished egg production in hens. Mild cases are often unavoidable even given the best efforts of diligent chicken-keepers, but knowing the causes of frostbite, how to optimize a flock’s living conditions and how to treat frostbite if it occurs will limit the risks and consequences.