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Bumblefoot In Chickens: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

Bumblefoot is a term for a type of infection found on the foot of a chicken. It is painful, characterized by swelling and causes growth and accumulation of hard tissue. While medical professionals refer to it as plantar pododermatitis, you don’t need to know the technical term to spot the symptoms or prevent it from… Continue reading Bumblefoot In Chickens: Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

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Tips For Building Safe And Secure Nest Boxes For Chickens

A chicken nest box provides a safe place for chickens to lay eggs. There are different designs, shapes, and sizes available for commercial nest boxes and they can also be built to customize a preferred design. However, it is important to consider both function and practicality to ensure that the nest boxes are conducive for… Continue reading Tips For Building Safe And Secure Nest Boxes For Chickens

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Getting Started With Chicken Keeping: All About The Pecking Order

The practice of keeping chickens started during the time when people first started domesticating animals. Chickens are low maintenance, provide a great source for food and are fun to watch. It may have already occurred to you that you could keep chickens if you have a large backyard with ample space for the birds, however,… Continue reading Getting Started With Chicken Keeping: All About The Pecking Order