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How many nesting boxes do I need?

Trust me, the hens can share. You don’t need a box for each chicken. And even if you did, you would find that they would probably all use the same box anyway, We find that one nesting box for every six hens works great. These Australorps are proving that in a single nesting box you […]

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Spring Poultry Supplies

We are all stocked and ready to go for spring. Let us know if you would like to come by for supplies. We accept cash, credit card or EFT.  Remember to dust and worm your chickens once a quarter to keep them in prime condition. Contact us for our latest price list.

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How to Trim a Chicken’s Wing

Some breeds Of chickens are more flighty than others. To hinder them flying it is possible to trim their wing. ONLY TRIM ONE WING PER BIRD! First have someone hold the chicken for you with the wing out stretched. Look for the primary feathers. Trim them about 5 to 7 cm – remember that wings […]

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