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Chicken Basics

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Chicken Basics
This & That about Chickens

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Cold weather tips

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Cold weather tips

Chickens need extra grain to keep them warm and also to compensate for lack of grass and insects.  Feed them cracked corn in the evening, it gives them something to digest keeping them warmer. to Keep them Warm all night Keeping the coop filled with the recommended amount of chickens helps keep the temperature comfortable. Chickens need water to digest their food properly.  Make sure the birds have water … not ice. Chickens usually pick up grit naturally from small pebbles they ingest while foraging around, scratching through the dirt in search of morsels to eat. The grit acts like...

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