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Best chickens for tick control

Ticks are a common problem in many outdoor spaces and can transmit diseases to humans and pets. Using chickens as a natural and environmentally-friendly method of tick control can be an effective and sustainable solution. In this blog post, we will discuss why chickens are effective at controlling ticks, what types of chickens are best … Read more

How to keep chickens warm without Electricity

How to keep chickens warm without Electricity

Keeping your chickens warm during the colder months is important for their health and well-being. If you don’t have access to electricity, there are a few ways you can keep your chickens warm without it. Chickens are able to regulate their body temperature to a certain extent, but they do rely on external sources of … Read more

Tips On How To Raise Friendly Chickens! *You will be surprised with Number 2*

raise friendly chickens

In our previous articles, we at the typesofchicken.com team were mostly focused on the usage of chickens as products, which breeds give the best meat, what to feed your chicken to get the best eggs, and more. But from what we`ve learned from some of your e-mails, it seems like some of our regular readers … Read more

PROS & CONS About Keeping Sussex Chickens!

Monday is here and as you already know, the typesofchicken.com team has prepared for you yet another article concerning a particular chicken breed.

This time the Sussex chicken breed takes its turn on this page, after the articles about the Australorp,Buff Orpingtons and the Silkies.

We have prepared this article for those people who are already keeping Sussex chickens in their backyard and for those who have not yet decided on what particular breed they want to add to their flock. For novices, or more experienced chicken keepers here are the pros and cons of keeping the Sussex chicken breed.

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How To Care For Your Baby Chicks!!!

baby chicks

We at the typesofchicken.com team have already covered the question of what to feed chickens to get the best eggs, and now it is time for us to do our part and tell you how to care for the baby chicks that come out of those eggs.

Just like any newborn animal the chickens are at their most sensitive and vulnerable state while they are still in the “chick” phase of their life. This is why your chicks will need more attention and care than the average adult chicken.

Baby chicks are soft, and they want to cuddle so if you have children it would be a great idea for them to spend time with the chicks. Mind that this article is about the first few weeks of your chick’s life.

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Which Building Materials Are Safe And Which Are Not For Chickens To Peck At!

A big number of chicken keepers, especially the DIY type have experienced their chickens pecking at the materials that were used inside or outside of the chicken coop. This, in most cases, is not that important or bad for the chickens but from time to time chickens can peck at things that are build of materials that are unsafe for them and that can lead to more trouble soon after.

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10 Best Chicken Keeping Advice

Chicken Keeping Advices

For some individuals raising backyard chickens can be quite the challenge. Fortunately, our team did some research, so worry no more because we are going to make raising backyard chickens a piece of cake for you, by telling you these 10 easy hacks.

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Fixing A Muddy Run – How To Do It!

Fixing A Muddy Run

Having a muddy run around your chicken coop can have a bad affect on the health of your chickens.  It can increase the chances of your chickens getting bumblefeet and of course bad hygiene which can be easily transferred inside of the coop and that leads to many more problems. This is why a well maintained run is as important as a well maintained coop. 

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Ventilation In Your Chicken Coop – Why Is It Important & How To Provide It

Ventilation In Your Coop

Many chicken keepers tend to forget the importance of ventilation in their coop and they build their coop without leaving room for it.

Ventilation is important both for the summer and the winter for your chickens.

Forgetting to add ventilation in your chicken coop plans may lead to some problems later in your time as a chicken keeper. This is what inspired us at the typesofchicken.com team to prepare this article for our readers.

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