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Help Your Chicks Grow Healthy Feathers
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

When raising chicks, you want to be sure that they grow healthy feathers. Feathers provide temperature control and protection from the elements. They are essential to your chickens being healthy …

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Baby Chick Health Basics: What You Need to Know
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

‘Tis the season! And, no it’s not a national holiday like Christmas, but it might as well be. It’s chick season! Those adorable balls of fluff are making their way …

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Chick Nutrition – Start to Finish
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Knowing what to feed baby chicks is a critical first step to giving them a fighting chance. Precocial as they may be, chicks are still vulnerable to their environment, which …

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What Medicated Chick Feed Is All About
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Originally published in Backyard Poultry April / May 2017. Subscribe for more helpful tips like this! Medicated chick feed exists for one reason and one reason only: to confuse you. …

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A Guide to Poultry Parasites

By Alexis Griffee, Florida When we think of poultry, the first thing to come to mind is generally not parasites. However small, parasites can have a big impact on the …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2017
February 20, 2019 . · Ask The Expert

Rooster Yawning One of our two-year-old Leghorn hens occasionally just bursts into these fits of yawning. They just come at random times like when she is eating and just throws …

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Ask the Expert — June/July 2015

If you have health-related poultry questions, send them to us at Backyard Poultry, Attn: Ask the Expert, P.O. Box 566, Medford, WI 54451 or email: Editor@countrysidemag.com. All submissions will be included in our online forums and will also be considered for print publication. Please include your name and hometown with your questions, which should be as detailed as possible. Pictures help us answer questions, so please include those too!

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Ask the Expert — Dec 14/Jan 15

If you have health-related poultry questions, send them to us at Backyard Poultry, Attn: Ask the Expert, P.O. Box 566, Medford, WI 54451 or email to Editor@countrysidemag.com. All submissions will be included in our online forums and will also be considered for print publication. Please include your name and hometown with your questions, which should be as detailed as possible. Pictures help us answer questions, so please include those too!

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