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Booted Bantams

Two Booted Bantams

In this bantam breed spotlight, we’ll be talking all about the Booted Bantam. Here, you’ll learn everything you need to know to decide if this breed is right for you. As with most dutch breeds, the Booted bantam stands out with a proud posture. They strut about the yard with their tail standing tall and their […]

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Keeping chickens healthy

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Keeping chickens healthy is not at all a difficult task, but there are some important basics to remember. If you keep these few things in mind, your chickens are sure to lead long, happy lives – and even better yet, their egg production will be more reliable! Diet and exercise. With how much you’ve heard […]

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Keeping chickens cool in the Summer: Tips to beat the heat

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Keeping chickens cool in the heat of the Summer is an important thing to understand how to do, especially while we’re experiencing record-breaking highs and drought in some places. In this article, I’m going to discuss some quick and easy ways for you to help your chickens beat the heat, so that you can continue […]

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3 Simple Ways to Start Raising Chickens Like a Pro

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Feeling nervous about starting your flock? Raising chickens may seem like hard work, but chicken care can be a breeze if you play your cards right! 1. Get organized and create a daily Chicken Care routine. You can find a basic outline here for basic chicken care, including some planning in advance, in addition to […]

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Thіngѕ tо Knоw Bеfоrе Buіldіng A Bасkyаrd Chісkеn Cоор

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Buіldіng а bасkуаrd сhісkеn соор is a fun, educational experience that can even be easy if you do your homework!  Before you get to work, here аrе a few precautions and tips to consider when planning the design and placement, as well as some suggestions for furnishings to incorporate into your chicken habitat. Planning the […]

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Bantam Chicken Breed Spotlight: The Serama Chicken

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History of the Serama bantam chicken The Serama chicken is one of the most commonly kept bantam breeds, and since its introduction to North America in the late 1900s, the popularity of Seramas as pets has taken off. While importation of Seramas suffered a great deal during the bird flu scare of 2004, it was quick to […]

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Bantam Chickens | Japanese bantams: luxury feathered lap dog of the aristocrats

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Origin and short history of the Japanese bantam This bantam chicken is a true bantam breed, meaning it has no larger counterpart. It is known in its native country, Japan, as the “Chabo” – a name that translates to “dwarf”, referring specifically to the ‘Chabo-hiba’, a particularly small and slow-growing bonsai tree that has been commonly […]

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Bantam Chickens | Sebrights, a living, breathing lawn ornament

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A brief History of the one-of-a-kind Sebright Bantam Chicken Originating in England during the 1800s, the Sebright is a stunning Bantam chicken created by the late Sir John Sebright. These elegant birds are the result of thirty years of diligent trial and error, with an incredibly thorough knowledge of genetics, and extremely strict selective breeding. […]

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Raising Baby Chicks 101: Everything you need

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If you’re looking for a special bond with your birds, there’s no better way to do that than to raise your Chickens from as young as possible, and many are readily available as young as a day old! Raising baby chicks is fun, rewarding, and an excellent educational experience for all ages, but to do it […]

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Chicken Care: What is an ideal Chicken Care Schedule?

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Chickens are remarkably low-maintenance pets that don’t ask for much, and Bantam Chicken upkeep demands even less by nearly cutting the space requirements in half! Read on to learn a simple, easy Chicken care and maintenance schedule with important, easy-to-remember essentials to ensure a happy and healthy flock for many years to come! Daily requirements […]

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