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Guest post by Valerie Boese from Homestead Hustle All chicken owners and breeders should be aware of the recent breakouts of Newcastle disease in California and Utah. Two hundred ninety-nine cases of Virulent Newcastle Disease have been reported since May 18th in California, and there was one case confirmed last week in Utah which is […]Read more »
Just a few days ago, I wrote about our little Silver Sebright, Isabelle, and how she was dying. Isabelle had developed a solid growth on one eye (it looked like a large wart/tumor that was completely shutting her eye.) She went around for a while with the use of one eye and then her other […]Read more »
by Wendy EN Thomas of Lessons Learned from the Flock Warning, this post is about killing a chicken. Not everyone feels comfortable talking about culling a flock member, but sometimes it has to be done. Which is why I taught myself to use a killing cone, if I’m going to teach workshops on raising chickens, […]Read more »