8 Aggressive Rooster Breeds: Make Sure You Watch Out!
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8 Aggressive Rooster Breeds: Make Sure You Watch Out!

Did you know some chicken breeds are known for having more aggressive roosters than other breeds? Roosters are typically part of raising chickens but they have a reputation for not being the nicest creatures. However, there are a few aggressive rooster breeds that are known for being nastier than others. We all have some sort…

9 Chickens That Lay White Eggs for Your Homestead
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9 Chickens That Lay White Eggs for Your Homestead

If you’re in the quest for the perfect rainbow of chicken egg colors, you need some chickens that lay white eggs in your flock. Surprisingly, despite the commonality of white eggs in grocery stores, most backyard chickens don’t lay white eggs. Truthfully, I’ve only had two chickens that lay white eggs – the rest lay…

11 Benefits of Raising Chickens You Didn’t Know
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11 Benefits of Raising Chickens You Didn’t Know

You know chickens give you eggs, but you might not know all the wonderful benefits of raising chickens. We became backyard chicken keepers because I found myself concerned with the quality of the food I fed my family. I knew egg production was one of the biggest benefits of raising chickens, but I honestly had…

How to Keep Chicken Water from Freezing: 14 Tricks to Try
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How to Keep Chicken Water from Freezing: 14 Tricks to Try

Chickens need access to fresh water daily, but in the winter, you might find that it’s hard to keep chicken water from freezing. The first winter I raised chickens, I learned a lot of things like how to keep chicken water from freezing and all about frostbite and chickens. I also learned that chickens don’t…

Dealing with Frostbite on Chickens: What You Need to Know
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Dealing with Frostbite on Chickens: What You Need to Know

As the temperatures dip down, chicken owners have to watch for frostbite on their chickens and know how to deal with this problem appropriately. The first time I saw frostbite on chickens I had no idea what was wrong. My rooster had blackened tips on his comb, and I wondered what caused it. After a…