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5 Tips How to Check Chicken Gender

This is probably the most frequently asked question in our e-mails. Many of you wonder how is it that a novice backyard chicken keeper can differentiate if his chick is going to become a hen or a rooster.

Well, we at the typesofchicken.com team have prepared this article with some of the most accurate ways for you to check. Keep in mind that there is no 100% accurate way for you to find this out without any professional help.

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11 Simple Games and Activities For Your chickens!

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Keeping your chickens happy is very important for them, it affects their health massively and the quality of their eggs.

After a few articles about DIY toys for your chickens now it is time for us to share something with those readers who don’t have the room or the means to build their chicken toys.

It is never bad to give some extra attention to your chickens and the most fun way to do that is to give them activities and games when they are on their run. Chickens are omnivores, they love to eat almost anything and almost everything is safe for them to eat.

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The Language of Chickens & How do they talk to each other!

The Language of Chickens & How do they talk to each other!

There is many of scientific research about the language of animals, how they communicate and what can we do to understand them. It is no secret that most animals have a way of communicating with one another – everyone who has more than one dog in their neighborhood can tell you that.

But did you know that chickens also have a way of communicating and that the way chickens communicate is one of the most complex ones in the animal kingdom?

Until now we at the typesofchicken.com team have given you advice on how to talk to your chickens now it is time for us to show you the way they talk to each other.

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3 Easy Tips on Keeping Your Chickens Happy in The Summer!

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Some time ago we gave you some tips on how to feed and care for your chickens in the winter, and from your feedback, we found out that some of you have problems with another season, like summer.

Because of the number of their feathers, your chickens can feel very hot in the summer and that affects their behavior a lot.

The heat makes your chickens lack hydration because of the sweating, and they also lack proteins and a lot of important and needed nutritious materials.  

So we at the typesofchicken.com team have decided to share with you some simple and easy tips on how to keep your chickens happy in the summer.

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How do chickens reproduce – Breeding Chicken 1.0.1

Ever wondered how do chickens reproduce? The process of chicken reproduction is very important for you regardless if you are using the chicken for your own personal gain or if you plan on breeding them for sale.

You must understand that not every egg can hatch into a chick and that the more information you gain of the reproductive system of chicken the better the results. It’s also important for you to know that even the hen has not been in contact with a rooster a healthy adult hen will lay eggs every 24 to 27 hours. If the hen hasn’t been fertilized by a rooster the eggs will be edible but they will not hatch into chicks.

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