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Chickens


Here are all of my popular blog posts on natural chicken keeping organized by category to make it easier for you to find what you're looking for.

The Basics


Breeds

Which Breed Lays Which Color Eggs?
Heat Tolerant Breeds
Cold Hardy Breeds
The Blue Egg Layers
Light Sussex
Olive Egger 
Welsummer
White Sultan

Chicken Behavior



Health Issues 



Feed, Treats and Nutrition


Breakfast of Champion Layers
Breakfast of Champion Chicks
Mixing your Own Layer Feed
How Much Does a Chicken Eat?
Besides Feed What Does a Chicken Need?
How Many Treats should a Chicken Eat?
The Truth about Chicken Treats
Healthy Chicken Treat Guide
More Healthy Treats
Toxic Treats
The Holistic Trinity - Garlic, ACV and DE
Why You Need to Be Fermenting your Chicken Feed
Save Money Fermenting Feed
10 Tips for Better Fermenting
Sea Kelp as a Natural Antibiotic
Probiotics vs. Prebiotics
Probiotics, Garlic and Apple Cider Vinegar

More Feed, Treats and Nutrition


Make your Own Apple Cider Vinegar
Garlic Infused Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple Treats
More Apple Treats
Fruit Nut Bread
Sushi Ball Treats
Sweet Potato Fries for Chickens
Benefits of Molasses for your Chickens
Growing Mealworms
Mealworm Granola Bites
Black Soldier Fly Larvae
Keep Mice out of your Chicken Feed
Spice up your Chicken Keeping
5 Best Summertime Treats
Frozen Ice Pops
Confetti Ice Wreath
Warming Winter Treats
Scratch Grains
Oatmeal for Chickens
Oatmeal Treat Balls
Blueberry Bread Pudding
Suet Block Treats
Coconut Oil Suet Treats
Seed Treats for Chickens and Wild Birds
Scratch and Nut Holiday Wreath Treat
Valentine Heart Seed Treats
Holiday Treats for Chickens
Edible Christmas Garlands
Mason Jar Seed Mix
Flock Block Knock Off

Cleaning and Sanitation





Seasonal Considerations

Spring


How to Break a Broody Hen
9 Reasons to Break a Broody Hen
Using a Broody Hen as a Surrogate Mother
Five Ways to Encourage a Broody
Top Ten Signs of  a Broody Hen







Summer


How do Chickens Stay Cool?
Beating Summer Heat
Homemade Electrolytes
Electrolyte Ice Cubes
Acidosis
5 Ways to Summerize your Run
20 Heat Hardy Breeds
5 Things your Chickens Don't Need this Summer
5 Tips for Handling a Heatwave






Fall 





Hurricane Preparedness
What is Molting?
10 Top Protein Sources
25 Sources of Plant Protein









Winter




How Do Chickens Stay Warm?
How to Winterize your Coop
How to Winterize your Run
4 Things your Chickens Don't Need this Winter
5 Wintertime Hacks
Top Winter Tips for Chickens
Please Don't Heat your Coop!
5 Reasons not to Heat your Coop
Please Don't Light your Coop!
Deep Litter Method
Extreme Cold
Treating and Preventing Frostbite
Keeping Eggs from Freezing

Coops 



Runs










Predators




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