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Since highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) returned to Iran in December 2020, the number of confirmed outbreaks has reached 54.
Dr. Joel Cline, corporate veterinarian for Wayne Farms, says the basic principles of biosecurity in the poultry industry have not changed in decades.
''I had merricks in my flock. lost my rooster. Now I'm trying to clean my coop. I selected oxine to clean. I read the activated vs non activated. My question is what is the difference? And if I accidentally ordered the one that's deadly is there a way to make it not?http://dlvr.it/RxZsb3
''Hello! I have a flock of 6 chickens and plan on getting more, so I have a fairly large coop. For the winter, I wanted to block off half of the coop so that it would be warmer in there. The coop is 4x10. What type of material would work well for blocking off half the coop? It would still be properly ventilated but I just want to make the area smaller and warmer because the thermometer in the coop reads the same as the outside temperature currently. Any help is appreciated! Thank you!http://dlvr.it/RxbHnp
''I have a button quail egg he seems to have piped But he hasn't been moving for a long time or making a new noise so I peeled back some of the eggshell and I saw his beak was peeking out and he's not moving or making any noise and he's been like this for I have no clue how long but I need help fasthttp://dlvr.it/RxcBJm
''We have 4 pullets available in Yelm, WA. We are asking $30 each but they can go for less if you purchase all four. Three are easter eggers and one is a rhode island red that is either laying or about to lay.http://dlvr.it/RxcZw1
How to Make a Dust Bath For Chickens - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites A healthy and good smelling chicken NEEDS to take a dust bath on a regular basis. Chances are if your chicken is "not too fresh,"then they do not have access to a dust bath. But, a dust bath for chickens not only helps keep your flock smelling fresh, it is also a natural chicken mite treatment.
10 Healthy, High-Protein Snacks for Molting Season | Community Chickens Healthy, high-protein snacks can help support your chickens during molting season! Here are 10 healthy snack ideas for your flock! Each year, as summer fades into fall, my yard and chicken coops become littered with feathers. Soon after, I start noticing silly-looking bald spots on my chickens!
Tips on Rooster Care; Keep Your Stud in Top Form - Backyard PoultryAdd to Favorites Rooster care is something many of us don't think about often, but there are a few things we can do to keep our roosters in good shape. Even the best rooster breed may need a hand once in awhile, so let's talk about some of the issues roosters encounter.
How to Tame Aggressive Rooster Behavior - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites If you have a rooster, chances are you've been spurred or chased. Some breeds are more prone to aggressive rooster behavior than others. I've never had a problem with Chief, my Speckled Sussex rooster, or with Red, my Rhode Island Red rooster. Stopping aggressive rooster behavior is not impossible.
Chickens as Pets in the House - Backyard Poultry Sanitary Issues with Chickens as Pets Excellent sanitary practices would need to be used to avoid the spread of disease commonly carried by chickens. Having chickens as pets means cleaning up after them. While there are some routine times that a chicken passes waste from its body, it also can happen unexpectedly.
Are Roosters for You? | Community Chickens From protecting to continuing tradition, Bruce Ingram walks us through excellent reasons to keep a rooster as part of your flock. Roosters absolutely fascinate me. Yes, I know hens and their eggs and/or meat are the reasons many folks raise chickens. But roosters add passion, personality, and, well, paternity, to any flock.
22 Charming Chicken Coop Amenities Organic Nesting Box Medley Layered in your hens' nesting boxes, this colorful bouquet of organic herbs and edible flowers will create a calm, fresh, and relaxing environment for ideal egg-laying conditions.
Two Rhode Island Red Roosters - Super Pets Home Needed for two Rhode Island Red Roosters hand raised. all. I really appreciate if you help us to find a home for them. If you know anybody around your area, I would drive and bring them as well. We are located in Los Angeles. Please contact the customer not Amber Waves Shirin Rafyzadehshirin26@sbcglobal.net
In order to control the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), 329,556 chickens have been culled by Nigerian authorities at 62 premises.
Chickens in Plano? City council to weigh whether residents could have backyard hens Plano city leaders are studying the possibility of allowing residents to have backyard hens. During the coronavirus pandemic, eggs have increased in price...
Poultry Farming Terminology - What's in a Name? - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites Whether you are new to poultry farming or you already have years of experience under your belt, you have probably at some point come across a poultry farming term that's unfamiliar. Between the technical industry terms and the slang terms that have become common practice, there are a lot of poultry farming terms to wade through when getting to know your birds.
How To Tell the Sex of Baby Chicks - Backyard Poultry Whether at the feed store choosing day-old chicks or hatching our own, all of us would probably enjoy knowing how to tell the sex of baby chicks to determine which are cockerels and which are pullets as soon as possible.
Hyattsville might legalize backyard chickens Hyattsville might legalize backyard chickensHyattsville officials will consider repealing city laws prohibiting residents from raising chickens. At its Jan. 21, 2020, meeting, Hyattsville City Council will consider the aptly-named "Backyard Chicken Act," which would strike "domestic fowl" and "poultry and game birds" from the list of animals prohibited in the city. Roosters, however, will remain banned.
Washington's first legal backyard chickens are special Washington's first legal backyard chickens are special WASHINGTON - The Biagini family owns the city's first legal backyard chickens. A special use request submitted by Alan Biagini to have chickens at his family's home at 617 Simon St., was approved 7-1 last week by the City Council. "The people spoke, and government listened. That's how it's supposed to work," Biagini said.
Charlotte County officials considering changing rules for chicken ban It may not matter at your home, but what if your neighbor got a chicken as a pet? Charlotte County's ban of chickens on residential property is ruffling feathers, and some are pushing for a rules change. We asked you on Facebook if you thought this was a good idea.
Terre Haute City Council passes ordinance to allow chickens within city limits Terre Haute City Council passes ordinance to allow chickens within city limits This comes after months of back and forth between code enforcers and chicken owners. The saga began earlier this year when the council passed an ordinance allowing honey bees to be raised in Terre Haute but excluded poultry.
''How long can my fresh eggs be left out un-refrigerated? I've seen differing opinions on this and wanted to see what you all thought. I have some that have been out for two weeks.....http://dlvr.it/RxVyHk
''This is my 6 month old pullet. She is a poland x legbar Today I went to feed her and found her just standing there very lethargic and a little unbalanced. I noticed her poop was creamy and a light yellow colour. I have brought her into the house and have her set up in my shower room. Any ideas what could be wronghttp://dlvr.it/RxXDRX