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Q&As on Chickens

Q&As on Chickens

Do chickens need to mate to lay eggs? No. Chickens can produce eggs without the presence of a rooster (male chicken). However, mating with a rooster is necessary to produce […]

Chicken Waste Management

Chicken Waste Management

Keeping our coop and field clean from chicken waste is the key to raise healthy and thriving chicken. We must daily shovel their waste from the coop, because they smell […]

Backyard Chicken Health and Diseases

Backyard Chicken Health and Diseases

We must often observe our chickens, looking for signs of abnormal behavior or sickness. We should immediately remove aggressive, sick or injured chickens. Chickens that have the tendency to eat […]

Chicken Egg Production

Chicken Egg Production

Collecting the eggs from backyard chickens   In your first year, a good egg yield is about 60%. This means that for every 5 chickens, you can collect daily 3 […]

How to feed Chickens

How to feed Chickens

Feeding Chickens – What do Chickens eat   As it happens in many livestock categories, we have the well-known “Pasture vs Commercial Feeder” argument. Supporters of “Pasture” school of thought […]

How to select Chickens for eggs or meat

How to select Chickens for eggs or meat

Chicken Selection – Purchase of Chickens   You can purchase chickens from a day old (very cheap solution– 2 US dollars each) to 6 months old, when they are ready […]

Chicken Coop – Hen House

Chicken Coop – Hen House

How to design the Chicken Place   The infrastructure is very important when raising chickens in our yard. In order to raise healthy and thriving chickens that will produce quality […]

How to raise Chickens

How to raise Chickens

Introduction to Chicken Raising – Backyard Chickens Basics   Similar to many other crop or livestock activities, if you possess the triangle “Land – Time – Energy”, then you can […]

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