How to Make Your Own Chicken Waterer – 2 DIY projects!!!

How to Make Your Own Chicken Waterer

First of all, we would like to say that we are aware that “waterer” is not a correct word but it will do the trick for this article and we know that our readers understand what we mean.

Our readers have been using this word in the emails they have been sending to us, so because we couldn’t find a better word to describe this invention, we decided to stay with the word our readers chose.

We at the typesofchicken.com team are doing our best to share our ideas, opinions and problem solutions with our fan base. We hope that you enjoy and find useful these ideas for chicken waterers brought to you by the typesofchicken.com team.

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5 Myths About Chicken Keeping That Non-Chicken Keepers Believe! (that are completely false)

5 Myths About Chicken Keeping

During the weekend an old college buddy of mine (who didn’t know I was keeping chickens) came to town with his wife and my family decided to invite them over for dinner.

When they came I was giving them the tour of the house and I showed them our flock – they were very surprised and started giving arguments about why they would never keep chickens or any animal other than cats and dogs.

As time passed this became our top subject over dinner and this is what made me present the idea about this article to my colleagues at the typesofchicken.com team.

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PROS & CONS of Keeping Silkie Chickens!

pros and cons about Silkie chickens

After a brief discussion, we at the typesofchicken.com team decided that every Monday we will give you an article about the pros and cons of a different chicken breed.

Last time we gave you the pros and cons of keeping the Rhode Island Red chickens and this Monday we decided to give you the pros and cons of keeping Silkie chickens because we know that almost every chicken breeder wants one of those fluffy birds.

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How to Make Your Garden Chicken Proof & 5 DIY TRICKS!

How to Make Your Garden Chicken Proof

In some of our previous articles, we at the typesofchicken.com team gave you the idea to let your chicken roam in your garden, and some of you complained that with doing that the chickens ruin some parts of it. So after some research and usage of our improvisation skills, we team found a few ways for you to let your chicken roam in your garden and keep your garden products protected at the same time.

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How to Recognize a Good Egg Yolk & How to Get a Bright Orange Egg Yolk?

How to Recognize a Good Egg Yolk

We have all experienced different shade of yellow egg yolks and for most of the people the color of their egg yolks does not make a difference, but it does.

The color of the egg yolk is more important than you know, when the color of your egg yolk is bright orange this means that your eggs are coming from a healthy hen.

That is why we at the typesofchicken.com team have decided to give an article about the importance of the egg yolk color, and what you can do to get the bright orange egg yolks.

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How To Keep Your Chickens Entertained & 3 DIY Toys!

When your chickens sit in one place and they are not pecking or playing it does not mean that they are bored, but that they are enjoying life.

We have all felt that moment when you just want to sit and relax.

They sit and relax their muscles and simply watch some of the entertaining parts of the world around them that we humans have forgotten to enjoy. What chickens do when they are bored is they start going at each other, in most cases bullying the ones at the lower end of the flock.

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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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4 Steps For Cleaning Your Chicken Coop The Natural Way

Clealning your chicken coop

Before I get on the subject I would like to say that in the process of keeping my chickens and my other animals, I try to use as little chemicals as possible.

Somehow I think that using chemicals – even the approved ones – is not the right way of keeping the places around your animals clean. I try to do my best to keep it natural when doing these things, for me, it makes more sense.

This is why I want to share with you my ways of cleaning my chicken coop the natural way and I hope that you will consider using this method because not only they are natural but cheaper also.

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[Updated 2020] Treats For Chickens!

Treats for your chickens

Like children and adults, chickens also need treats that will motivate them to live healthy and happy. Unlike children and adults, the treats for chickens are different and are more nutritious.

Any fruit is the best treat for your chicken.

Compared to human treats that mostly comprises of chocolates, candies, and other sweets, chicken treats are more on veggies and fruits.

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3 Main Reasons Why Is The Position of Your Chicken Coop Important!

position of your chicken coop

In our recent articles, the typesofchicken.com Team has covered most of the basics of keeping chickens, so now it is time for us to dig a little deeper, for example – why is the position of your chicken coop important for your chickens.

We have discussed already how important is the behavior of your chickens for their reproduction process, and one of the things that affect their behavior the most is the position of their chicken coops.

You will be amazed how big of a factor is this thing for your chickens.

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