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Rooster Coloring Page

Chickens Coloring Page

Rooster Coloring Page

Click the image or here for full size version. Enjoy! Tags: Chicken, Coloring Page, Zentangle, farm, animal, bird

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Stop Wasting Money on Chicken Feed!

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Stop Wasting Money on Chicken Feed!

  Owning chickens means a lot of trial an error. Most of the time, everything is great. Everyone gets along, delicious eggs are rolling in, and life is good. But sometimes, things go bad. And that "bad" for me was the Starlings... We've alway had little sparrows visit the coop, and I never worried too much about them. Since we feed the wild birds, it is inevitable. But when the Starlings showed up, it was a different story. The Starlings began to blanket our coops like a black veil. Every time I went outside, there was a burst of wind...

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Buyer Beware- Counterfeit Poultry Nipples are DANGEROUS to your flock!

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Buyer Beware- Counterfeit Poultry Nipples are DANGEROUS to your flock!

Hello Chicken friends! We wanted to share a bit of news with you to keep you and your birds all safe and happy. Recently, a counterfeit poultry nipple has hit the market. The original nipples are high quality pieces made in Europe by Columbus Aqua. The fake is made in China and looks identical to the Columbus Aqua product, but is of poor quality and leaks. The pins have also been known to fall out, posing a hazard to your birds.  If you recently ordered horizontal chicken nipples from Amazon or eBay and they leak, you received the Chinese copy. Check the...

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High protein game bird and chick starter feed now available!

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High protein game bird and chick starter feed now available!

Sweeny Feed Mill and Heritage Acres Market LLC have worked together to bring you two excellent starter feed choices. Due to a shortage of high quality, high protein starter feed available in the Southern Colorado area, we worked together to create a 26% and 30% non-medicated starter feed. Milled on site at Sweeny's Feed Mill, these starters are excellent for quail, guinea fowl, game bird, turkey and more. 26% starter is $17.50 for 50 lbs 30% starter is $18.50 for 50 lbs Don't forget to mention Heritage Acres for this pricing! Free home delivery available! For more information, please contact Devin with Sweeny's...

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List of Poultry Necropsy Labs by State

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List of Poultry Necropsy Labs by State

  If you have chickens, the unfortunate reality is that at some point, they will die. But what happens if one dies young, or several birds die in succession? Maybe you suspected it was an illness that ultimately brought your beloved birds demise. Wouldn't it be nice to know what caused your loss(es) to prevent them in the future? Consider sending the bird to your local laboratory for a necropsy. Many laboratories offer this service for free or a nominal fee. Keep in mind that if you decide to have a bird sent to the lab, special preparation is necessary. Start by...

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