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Henopause Haven The decision of what to do with older chickens is different for everyone. For many it is a difficult decision. The decision can be even harder if the birds in question have been pets, in addition to egg providers- or in the case of roosters-protectors of the flock. The spectrum of […]Read more »
by Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick. After having had three mortally ill chickens in urgent need of medical care recently, it has become painfully apparent to me that finding trained medical professionals who treat backyard chickens is difficult, at best. More often than not, we keep our first aid kit well stocked and handle health challenges ourselves, […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest Click here for Part One of this Series. When I first started keeping a few backyard chickens there were very few resources, if any available, on the internet and in book form for small flock owners. I had to do a great deal of searching and digging to find […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest At some point, every chicken keeper will experience a sick member of their flock. Many of us are lucky. We live close to veterinarians who treat chickens, can make them feel better, and cure their ailments. However, there are many folks who are on their own; without access to […]Read more »