How To Care For Baby Chicks Weeks 1-6 [Podcast]
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How To Care For Baby Chicks Weeks 1-6 [Podcast]

Baby chicks require special care – that’s pretty much a fact.   And they’re fragile! Luckily, in this episode, we delve into the care they need week by week, as we explore the first 6 weeks of your new flock members’ lives.   (Want to learn about weeks 7-16? Click here for the next episode!)…

Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: What The Cluck?! Episode 81
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Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs: What The Cluck?! Episode 81

I frequently have readers ask me why their hens have stopped laying eggs, so I addressed common reasons in this episode of What The Cluck?! Bottom line: I don’t know why your particular hen has stopped laying, but using this episode as a guide, you can trouble shoot common reasons! (Spoiler alert: It’s usually their…

Preparing For Baby (Chicks, That Is!) [Podcast]
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Preparing For Baby (Chicks, That Is!) [Podcast]

Baby chick season is almost here….and they have special needs adult chickens don’t.   We are definitely getting chicks this spring (despite what my husband says!), and right now we’re busy preparing for their arrival.   Baby chicks are a needy bunch, and it’s best to be prepared before they show up on your doorstep…

Why Backyard Chickens Lay Weird Looking Eggs & What To Do About It [Podcast]
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Why Backyard Chickens Lay Weird Looking Eggs & What To Do About It [Podcast]

If you’re a backyard chicken owner, you will probably find a weird egg or to in your coop eventually.   Every day (yes, literally every day), I get an email from a fan who asks me why they got a weird-looking egg in their coop.    So, I decided to do a podcast about WHY…

Backyard Chickens & Apple Cider Vinegar: A Marriage Made In Heaven [Podcast]
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Backyard Chickens & Apple Cider Vinegar: A Marriage Made In Heaven [Podcast]

You probably hear that apple cider vinegar is healthy for your backyard flock. But do you know why?   We rely on apple cider vinegar on our farm. Buuuttt…I have some hard and fast rules when it comes to this magic liquid.      I’ll tell you one right now: I think homemade apple cider…

The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]
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The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]

Winter is well on its way…which means keeping your hens flush with water will get a little bit harder.   You can always use an electric water heater….but I know most of you don’t have electricity out to your coop.   In this podcast, we cover how to provide water when the mercury dips, as…