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Maintaining Your Chickens Health

Thu, 14 Jan 2010 14:43:03 +0000

To increase your chickens health, you should note that prevention is better than cure, just like with other animals. This is because when you take preventative measures, you save a lot of money that would have been used for treatment, you prevent the death of many chickens and you prevent the spread of the disease […]



Can I Keep Chickens – The Laws

Tue, 15 Dec 2009 16:12:59 +0000

Most people ask the question, can I keep chickens where I live? The answer to this question is that it depends on the laws and regulations of where you live. In most suburbs, keeping chickens is not usually a problem, but you must be careful about the laws and regulations governing such activities. You should […]



Answers to Hen Keeping

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 14:36:14 +0000

Many questions have been raised about hen keeping especially in regards to what they eat and problems commonly experienced by those keeping chickens. Although many people are simply concerned about the amount of time and labor that the chickens may need most of the other queries are usually simple and can be sorted out by […]



Tips On Raising Chickens For Meat

Thu, 10 Dec 2009 16:51:37 +0000

When raising chickens for meat chicken farmers used to separate roosters from pullets at an early age. The pullets were then raised for egg production while the roosters were raised for meat production. This state of affairs created an imbalance in meat and egg production. A balance had to be found, after extensive research, scientist […]



Raising Laying Hens – The Best Breeds

Mon, 07 Dec 2009 13:03:56 +0000

When raising laying hens, you should research on the right type of hens for you, based on your requirements. The choice of the hens you keep should depend on the climatic conditions, the purpose of keeping the egg layers, what the market wants and what it takes to maintain each breed among other considerations. All […]



Answers to Raising City Chickens

Thu, 03 Dec 2009 12:22:20 +0000

People have been raising city chickens for many years. The reasons for doing this are as many as they are varied. Some do it as a hobby, others keep chickens for poultry produces – eggs and meat – while others keep chickens as pets. Raising chickens in the city means the family can save on […]



The Joys of Raising Free Range Chickens

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 17:46:25 +0000

There are many benefits of raising chickens free range compared to raising chickens in a chicken house. Free range chickens are chickens that that are allowed to roam freely and to feed themselves, just like they would in their natural setting. However, some measures need to be put in place to prevent the chickens from […]



Raising Bantam Chickens Successfully

Sat, 28 Nov 2009 16:03:37 +0000

There is a lot that goes into raising bantam chickens. This is because bantam chickens are very different from other chickens in terms of size, how and what they eat and in terms of how they behave among other differences. Pure Breeds versus Hybrids Before you start raising these chickens, you must understand what they […]



Secrets of Raising Hens

Thu, 26 Nov 2009 11:13:30 +0000

Although hens may prove difficult to look after for people who are not well informed about them, raising hens can be a very pleasurable venture for those who are well informed. Imagine the pleasure of fresh eggs for breakfast every morning or the sound of chicken clattering in your compound every morning. To avoid complicating […]



Common Chicken Diseases

Mon, 23 Nov 2009 15:47:57 +0000

Common diseases affecting chickens Newcastle disease is probably the most common of all chicken diseases and it is highly infectious and deadly. To keep the disease at bay, all newly hatched chicks should be vaccinated against this disease. It is worth noting that the disease has no cure. Prevention is the only option. Coccidiosis is […]