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A dying chicken made comfortable in a dog crate

How to comfort a dying chicken.

Eggs in the incubator

Do eggs move and wiggle before they hatch?

These two chicks are Silve laced Barnevelder bantams

What do baby chickens look like with 50+ breed examples

Caring for chickens is easy if you follow a few rules.

Chicken care basics

My flock of Light Sussex chickens with my pied guinea fowl

How many chickens should I get?

A chicks just hatched in an incubator.

What is an egg incubator?

Nearly all the eggs consumed are unfertilised

Why do hens lay unfertilised eggs?

A flock of sebrights. chickens can get fowl pox.

Fowl pox in chickens and how to treat it.

two hens sharing a nest to lay eggs.

What time of day to chickens lay eggs?

A large clutch of ducklings

Can you raise ducklings with a broody mother hen.

Two just hatched chicks still wet in the incubator

What do baby chicks look like during and after hatching.

All these chickens have flown up to a perch that is 5 foot high

Can chickens fly? And how high?

A fertile hatching egg candles at 10 days showing the embryonic development

When to candle fertile eggs during incubation

A rooster broding a clutch of chicks and keeping them warm.

Do roosters brood chicks or share chick care?

A selection of fake eggs in a nest with some chicken eggs

Do fake or pot eggs help chickens lay?

A whole crate of just hatched straight run day old chicks

What are "Straight Run " chicks? with a price comparison.

A chicken running across the field.

How fast can a chicken run?

A flock of my chickens stood around in a muddy field

Dealing with muddy chickens runs.

A flock of free range chickens that have escaped to a vegetable garden

Managing and controlling free range chickens

Should a coop face a particular way. This one provides both sun and shade.

What direction should a chicken coop face?

A chickens in a nest box.

How many chickens can share a nesting box?

Every loves a nest full of fresh eggs like these.

11 reasons chickens stop laying eggs and what to do about it.

This is what to look for when candling eggs.

How to candle hatching eggs with candling lamps on test.

Getting your chickens looked after while you are taking a vacation

Vacation chickens care, looking after your hens in the holiday season.

What makes a brooder and how to set one up properly to keep your chicks safe.

What is a brooder?

How to feed Pekin bantams and keep them healthy.

Feed, treats and supplements for Pekin bantams.

A mother hen protecting her clutch of chicks

Are hens protective of their chicks?

A day old Silkie chick being carefully handled by a keeper.

How to handle and hold baby chicks.

A whole flock of chickens that were killed by a weasel

What is killing my chickens. Guide to predators with identity table and images.

Modern hybrids chickens are carbon copies of eacjh other and benefit from hybrid vigour

Can you breed hybrid chickens.

A selection of eggs from different poultry species all kept for their eggs

Which birds are farmed for their eggs

A wing claw in chickens

Wing claws in chickens and domestic poultry.

A flock of chickens in crates being transported in a car

Transporting or moving chickens.

A chicken eating cheerios from a keepers hand

Can chickens eat cheerios?

A hen drinking fresh and clean water from a stainless steel bowl

How long can chickens go without water?

Poop or droppings boards in chicken coop make the keepers life much easier

Making droppings or poop boards work for you.

Chicken pee is white crystals on the outside of their poos

Do chickens pee or urinate?

Some day old rhode Island red chicks eating chick starter crumb

The ultimate guide to feeding baby chicks.

The complete guide to caring for new baby chicks

Caring for new chicks and baby chickens.

Chicks in a brooder with a red light and a heat lamp

Do chicks and baby chickens need a light at night?