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A piece of charcoal attached to the wall inside a coop can give your poultry access to a natural substance that will help absorb toxins and help to keep the digestive system in balance.

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Molting. What is it and How to Help Chickens Get Through It

All chickens will molt annually, their first annual molt generally occurring around 16-18 months of age. During a molt, chickens will lose their feathers and grow new ones.

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Why do sprouting seeds mean happy chickens?

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

Growing your own medicine - this lady gives tons of info on medicinal herbs! Which ones, what they're good for, how to grow and how to prepare them - what a score

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BUMBLEFOOT in Chickens: Causes & treatment. **WARNING: Graphic Photos**

Bumblefoot in backyard chickens: causes, prevention and treatment, including extensive photos and videos.


What to Feed your Chickens for Better Tasting Eggs

Want better tasting chicken eggs? Here's what to feed your chickens so they'll lay tasty, healthy eggs. From FrugalChicken

An indepth article on caring for wounds on chickens without the help of a vet. This is not from a vet, but it is very helpful.

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Beat the Heat: Helping Chickens Survive High Temps

Frozen fruit, ice and fresh herbs can help chickens keep cool in high temperatures. Lots of other tips for beating the heat here.


How to Train Chickens to Come When Called -

Learn how to train chickens to come when called, so you can get them to safety whenever you want. Train multiple flocks, each to a different call.