Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis is one of the most common ailments that affect chicks and is one of the most likely causes of death in chicks under 6 weeks old. Coccidiosis in chickens is caused by one or more of 9 species of…

Raising Meat Ducks

Raising Meat Ducks

Raising ducks for meat can be very rewarding. I prefer to raise my own because it is hard to find in grocery stores, is usually not very fresh, and is expensive. Duck meat is mostly dark meat, is quite fatty, and has…

How do I raise my flock organically?

How do I raise my flock organically?

A flock of chickens raised in a backyard or an a small farm will produce wonderful, fresh, and super-flavorful eggs. The eggs will also be very nutritious and healthful – especially compared to supermarket eggs, as chickens raised in healthy…

Eggscellent Eggs!

Eggscellent Eggs!

When produced in your backyard, eggs are a perfectly balanced and super healthy food! One of the reasons I started raising hens was because I couldn’t find the eggs I wanted in the grocery store. I remembered eggs from my great-grandmother’s…

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