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Fully Enclosed Chicken Pen is Needed to Keep Out Predators

This article was updated on 27 Apr 2015  When I first built our chicken enclosure/pen I had to compromise quite a lot because of the number of large gum trees in the way. This meant, I couldn’t build a conventional rectangle or box enclosure without cutting down a heap of trees and I wasn’t prepared

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100 Ways to Catch a Chicken

There are several reasons why chicken keepers around the world need to occasionally catch their birds. Whether it be, grooming for a poultry show, to give medication, eat, or just for a friendly cuddle & pat, this article explains the many different ways to catch a chicken.   1 – Chase it down If you’re

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Coturnix Quail A&M eating from feeder

Home-grown Quail from Egg to Plate in 10 Easy Steps

When people mention poultry for backyard suburbia the first bird which comes to mind is the chicken. And why not? I mean, the humble chicken is easy to look after, there’s lots of information out there about keeping chickens, and everyone is familiar with chicken eggs. However, say the “quail” word and most people have

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