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Repurposing Old Tires Into Chicken Baths - Chickens love dirt and they don't care who knows it. It's called a dust bath, and for your chickens, it's the ultimate luxury. It also serves another
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Using Sand In Your Chicken Coop
Use gravel sand for the flooring! Keeps cleaner, easy to clean, very dry and not wet, natural grit, cost effective and conserves the food. Definitely what we're doing for our coop!
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15 Tips to Reduce FLIES Around the Chicken Coop
15 Tips to Reduce FLIES Around the Chicken Coop Take all the cuttings of my Rosemary- awesome stuff
a chicken laying on the ground with text overlay reading using sand in the coop
Why Sand Is the Best Bedding for Your Chicken Coop + Run
Using Sand in the Chicken Coop | The 104 Homestead
the tools are laying on the grass next to the wire mesh fence and plastic bag
5 Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort
The Chicken Chick®: 5 Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort
the ultimate list of chicken names for your baby chick, includes information about their name
The Essential List of Chicken Names - Backyard Chicken Project
Finding the perfect chicken names for your flock can be quite the process. We've attempted to make it a bit easier for you by compiling all the best chicken names in one place!
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Clipping chicken wings the easy, painless way.
Clipping chicken wings the easy, painless way.
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Permaculture magazine
Although chickens technically cannot fly, they do have the ability to escape, getting into danger with predators or causing a nuisance. This beginners guide explains simply how to clip their wings painlessly to prevent 'flighty' behaviour.
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Wing clipping in chickens
Wing clipping in chickens
a poster with instructions on how to cut the feathers
Raising Chickens at Home
Raising Backyard Chickens: Clipping the Feathers
How to Clip Your Chicken’s Wings. Good information on the pros & cons & why you only clip one side & only the Primary. Fences
How to Clip Your Chicken’s Wings. Good information on the pros & cons & why you only clip one side & only the Primary.
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What NOT to Feed Chickens | The Prairie Homestead
Chickens are wonderful at cleaning up kitchen scraps, but there are a few things that may make your flock sick.
two chickens and a dog are in the grass
How to Teach a Dog Not to Kill a Chicken
Your dog was born with a set of survival instincts. One of those is the prey drive, an urge to chase and kill small animals. If you keep chickens, this can be a serious problem. You can’t take away this instinct, but you can certainly teach your dog restraint.
an image of the inside of a chicken coop with text that reads sand vs straw in the chicken coop
Sand VS. Straw Or Shavings In The Coop
http://www.sunnysimplelife.com/2015/02/sand-vs-straw-or-shavings-in-coop.html
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Boneless Chicken Wings: You Thought Those Were Chicken Wings?!?
Good to know
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Chicken Dust Bath Benefits And How To Make One
Chicken Dust Bath Benefits And How To Make One
chickens are sitting in old tires on the ground
DIY Old Tyre Chicken Dust Bath
DIY recycled tire for chicken dust bath. Mix equals amounts of wood ash, builder’s sand soil, food grade diatomaceous earth.
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Don’t Feed Your Chickens This: a Printable
I am constantly tempted to feed our chickens table scraps. I hate throwing things in the trash, so it seems logical to me that I can divert some of our half-eaten meals to the ladies in the backyar…