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So, what does a chicken’s wattles and comb indicate? Changes in the appearance of your chicken’s comb and wattles can indicate if your bird has some internal issues. Having raised chickens for many years, I can easily tell if they are healthy or not. Normally, a healthy bird will have a bright rosy red wattle …

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So, why Should I Clip My Free Range Chickens’ Wings? I would watch helplessly as my chickens jump over their closure to experience their short-lived freedom. At first, I didn’t figure out the best way to stop this behavior. So I consulted a few experienced chicken owners and got a long term solution to this …

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What are the several ways to protect free-range chickens? One thing I like about free-ranging is the freedom my birds enjoy while roaming the backyard and my peace of mind. But my greatest concern is their safety outside their coops. Chickens are easy targets for predators, thieves or your neighbors’ pets. For that reason, you …

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So, what are the top breeds of show quality chickens for an exhibition? Raising, choosing and preparing exhibition chickens for the show allows me to learn proper animal husbandry. The entire project provides me with the right platform to take responsibility, make sound decisions and acquire showmanship skills. But knowledge of the right chicken breeds …

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So, what do I need to show a chicken in an exhibition? The chicken exhibition is no different from any other show. However, the main idea is to select the right representative of the chicken breed to showcase its positive attributes. After all the chicken show is all about recognizing an individual’s effort in presenting …

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