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7 Crazy Things You Might Not Know About Eggs


How to Train Chickens to Come When Called -

Train your chickens to come when called, so you can let them out and get them in anytime you want. Also enables you to call them to safety when predators lurk. If you have multiple flocks, you can train each to come to a different call. Very helpful when you have new pullets free ranging with old flock, and need to get each flock to its own coop... Wonder if this works..

from SoulyRested

Train Your Dog to be Chicken-Friendly

Can you train a dog to be off leash around chicken? Yes, at least in our situation, with our labradoodle, yes! Here's how we did it-->

from Better Homes and Gardens

Chicken Coop Basics

Mint on top of the run. As it grows the ducks and chickens can eat from it. The scent helps repel insects and rodents.

from The Chicken Chick

11+ Tips for Predator-proofing Chickens

A free-range flock is at higher risk of predation than confined birds. Providing natural and artificial cover in the form of bushes, boxes, branches will provide a degree of security and safe-haven when predators are detected.

from Murano Chicken Farm

Clipping chicken nails

Why it never occurred to me that broody chickens would need their nails trimmed is beyond me. Doh!

Greneaux Gardens: How to "Free Range" Chickens in an Enclosed Run Do you have an enclosed coop but wish your chickens could eat more natural greens like free range chickens? Here is an easy fix!