Worming Your Backyard Chickens: Facts & Fiction [Podcast]
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Worming Your Backyard Chickens: Facts & Fiction [Podcast]

Let’s face it. If you have chickens, you probably have worms as well.   When it comes to livestock, worms and a worming program are just a natural part of life.   There’s a lot of information out there, so in this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk about the different traditional options, as well…

Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween! [Podcast]
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Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween! [Podcast]

Halloween is a great time for humans, but it can be downright scary for backyard chickens.   Kids, dogs, and candy can wreak havoc on your carefully-raised and tended hens, and possibly lead to a reduction in egg production. In some cases, you might lose your entire flock.   In this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk…

The Deal With Dust Bathing + Recipes! [Podcast]
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The Deal With Dust Bathing + Recipes! [Podcast]

Dust bathing is natural and even healthy for your flock. Your chickens NEED to dust bathe – it’s good for ’em physically AND mentally. BUT….all dust baths aren’t created equal. In this week’s podcast, I dish all about why chickens dust bathe, how to create a better dust bath, and how to keep them rolling…

Molting Mania: Dealing With Feather Loss & Winter Care [Podcast]
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Molting Mania: Dealing With Feather Loss & Winter Care [Podcast]

Ahhh….molting. It’s a crazy annual event that can definitely freak you out if you’re new to backyard chickens.   While molting is a totally natural process, if you’ve never experienced it, you might wonder how best to support your flock while they regrow their feathers. In this podcast, you’ll learn: Why you should never handle…

What Do Chickens Need Over Winter To Stay Healthy? [Podcast]
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What Do Chickens Need Over Winter To Stay Healthy? [Podcast]

Winter is coming….are you prepared?   This week on What The Cluck?! we talk about the specific steps you should take to help your backyard flock weather the snow, ice, freezing rain, and cold temperatures when Old Man Winter comes around.   You’ll learn: What to do to make sure your coop is a safe,…

4 Types Of Poultry You Can Raise With Hens To Be More Self-Sufficient [Podcast]
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4 Types Of Poultry You Can Raise With Hens To Be More Self-Sufficient [Podcast]

I’m a big believer that if you have the space, raising more than one type of poultry will help you become more self-sufficient.   In addition to chickens, we also raise ducks, quail, and turkeys, and we’ve considered adding guineas and even an emu (although emus can jump well, and require high fencing, and since…