Archive for the 'Chickens ' Category

Adding Herbs to Your Flock’s Feed to Boost Immunity and Decrease Health Issues #ad

Adding Herbs to Your Flock’s Feed to Boost Immunity and Decrease Health Issues #ad

Herbs can be fed directly into the feed or free choice like you do with other types of supplements (e.g. Oyster Shell). You can also add herbs to the dust bath. We partnered with Scratch and Peck for this post...

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Epic Eggs: A Book Review for Chicken Keepers

Epic Eggs: A Book Review for Chicken Keepers

Epic Eggs by Jennifer Sartell  A book review! You all know that I’m a newbie chicken keeper. I devour any chicken resource I can get my hands on. My recent fave book is Epic Eggs by Jennifer Sartell. It is...

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Best Dog Houses to Fave Dog PJ’s: What You May Have Missed

Best Dog Houses to Fave Dog PJ’s: What You May Have Missed

Happy New Year! As the main contributor to Wide Open Pets (WOP), below is a roundup of stories you may have missed these past few weeks. Many of the stories you typically see on Wag and Cluck may also appear...

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A Mobile Coop Saved My Chickens

A Mobile Coop Saved My Chickens

I’m not joking. Meet Luke Rogers, the owner of Mobile Chickens. His portable chicken coops are literally the best thing that’s happened to chicken keepers. I inherited a set up where my chickens were living in a barn coop. Now the...

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How to Ferment Chicken Feed

How to Ferment Chicken Feed

FYI: I wrote a similar article for Fang! Pet and Garden Supply. Most folks know that all my Scratch and Peck Organic Feed comes from Fang! in North Portland. Why Do People Ferment Chicken Feed? My hens and rooster love...

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The Low Down on Broody & Laying Hens: Nesting Areas #ad

The Low Down on Broody & Laying Hens: Nesting Areas #ad

If you care for chickens you have experienced “a broody hen” and probably like me, researched hundreds of forums about what to do and how to handle this situation. #ad Our Rhode Island Red is VERY broody. I remove her from...

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Chickens are Complicated: Fresh Eggs are Not

Chickens are Complicated: Fresh Eggs are Not

My chickens like watermelon, tomatoes and cottage cheese. Bananas – not so much. This is honestly all that is easy about my flock of ten plus a roo and now two chicks. The head wyandotte is not sure about bananas...

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6 Lessons for New Chicken Owners

6 Lessons for New Chicken Owners

Lessons after my first few months. I used to start the day with dog duties but my new routine now includes taking care of the hens and rooster! I love all of it. I try to clean up some manure...

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Introducing Wag and Cluck

Introducing Wag and Cluck

I wouldn’t consider myself a farm girl until about a month ago. But now I have a flock of chickens and a mean rooster. I also have a veggie garden which means I’m embracing country life as I’ve never tried...

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