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What Is The Dry Incubation Method For Chickens?

Raising a flock of chickens can be a lot of work, and the same goes for incubating and hatching eggs. If you aren’t having your hens sit on the eggs and turn them regularly, there are two other ways for…
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How Do Farmers Know When Eggs Are Fertilized?

Knowing if you have a fertilized egg or not can be tricky, especially if you aren’t sure what to look for. Many farmers and backyard chicken raisers have gotten pretty good at knowing how to tell when an egg has…
What happens if you don't turn eggs in incubator?

Can The Incubator Be Opened During Hatching? (+Many tips)

The incubation process is truly a delicate one and requires quite a bit of attention. While chicks are trying to hatch, it is key that the humidity and environment are where they should be, otherwise, disaster could strike and your…
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Do Chickens Have Good Memory? (What science says)

Many folks don’t consider chickens to be like other birds, such as parrots or crows, and are typically thought to be somewhat dumb and void of much personality. The truth is, chickens are highly emotional and display as much intelligence…
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How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Chicken?

Starting the process of raising a flock of chickens can seem complicated and maybe a little costly at first. There are many financial factors that need to be considered when you are preparing yourself for your first flock of hens,…
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Can I Give My Chickens A Bowl Of Water?

Chickens can be fun and rewarding but also messy. They will get poop and dirt on anything without much care in the world, even when it’s their water or food supply. Keeping these things clean can be a challenge if…

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do chickens need a coop

Can Chickens Survive Without a Coop?

Raising chickens can be a very rewarding pursuit. But buying and installing a coop can be a significant expense. So, will your chickens be able…