• How To Brood Broad-Breasted Turkey Poults

    Brooding day old poults is very much like brooding day old chicks but with a few little adjustments to ensure the health and well being of your new little ones. Most often poults will be fully feathered and will be ready to move into their outdoor housing around 6-7 weeks of age.

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  • Why Is My Hen Not Laying? Reasons Why You May See a Decline in Egg Production

    There are several reasons why you may experience a decrease in your flock’s egg production. Most of the reasons fall into a few broad categories: hen health, age and nutrition or environmental factors. Let’s explore some of the most common reasons why hens slow down or stop laying eggs altogether.

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  • Chicken Math, Explained

    Whether you are new to chicken keeping or a seasoned veteran, chances are you have heard the term chicken math. Chances are even higher than you have calculated some of your own chicken math, even if you were not aware of it!

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  • Integrating New Chickens Into Your Existing Flock

    Any time we add new flock members (or take any away) there will be a new pecking order established. There will always be a little poking and pecking given to the newcomers, but if the introductions are done over time and with a little though, no severe bloodshed should occur.

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