Black Soldier Fly Larvae and Their Importance

Dec 05 , 2019

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Black Soldier Fly Larvae and Their Importance

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended amendment of the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) ingredient definition of dried black soldier fly larvae (BSFL) to i...

Different Types of Chicken Feed Explained

Dec 05 , 2019

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Different Types of Chicken Feed Explained

Have you ever wondered what the difference between Mash and Crumble, in terms of chicken feed, is?  Or, what about Grower Chicken Feed and Layer Chicken Feed?  Here are the different types of chick...

Poultry Feeders and Waterers:  Which is Best?

Dec 05 , 2019

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Poultry Feeders and Waterers: Which is Best?

There are many types of feeders and water founts, also called drinkers, for poultry. From traditional hanging varieties to "egg-stravagant" DIY masterpieces, we will explore a great many here.Don't...

Dust Baths & DIY Tips

Dec 05 , 2019

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Dust Baths & DIY Tips

Last week’s post covered dust mites; what they are, what they do, and some ways to prevent them that can save you some money. We mentioned that this weeks’ post would give you all the benefits of h...

Mites and Money-Saving Tips to Prevent Them

Dec 05 , 2019

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Mites and Money-Saving Tips to Prevent Them

As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, it's time to start getting our chicken coops ready for the approaching winter. Here are our best tips on how to keep your chickens safe, healthy, ...

Preparing Your Coop for Cold Weather

Dec 05 , 2019

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Preparing Your Coop for Cold Weather

As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, it's time to start getting our chicken coops ready for the approaching winter. Here are our best tips on how to keep your chickens safe, healthy, ...