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  1. Sweet Treats for Heat Sweet Treats for Heat

    Sweet Treats for Heat

    Above 85 F backyard chickens begin to experience heat stress that can be life threatening. Help your flock naturally manage heat stress this summer with Flock Fixer™. Order Flock Fixer…

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  2. Non-Medicated vs. Medicated Chick Starter Feed Non-Medicated vs. Medicated Chick Starter Feed

    Non-Medicated vs. Medicated Chick Starter Feed

    To start baby chicks strong, provide a complete starter-grower feed with all 38 nutrients they need each day. Choosing between a medicated or non-medicated chick starter feed depends on whether…

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  3. 2- to 3-Week-Old Baby Chicks 2- to 3-Week-Old Baby Chicks

    2- to 3-Week-Old Baby Chicks

    2- to 3-week-old baby chicks grow quickly and change each day. To continue giving them a strong start, keep the brooder clean and warm, offer complete starter-grower feed and fresh…

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  4. Caring for Baby Chicks: What to Do Once They Arrive Caring for Baby Chicks: What to Do Once They Arrive

    Caring for Baby Chicks: What to Do Once They Arrive

    Bringing home your baby chicks is an exciting milestone in raising backyard chickens. The three key essentials for raising strong baby chicks: Warm, water and feed. Start chicks strong by…

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  5. Poultry + Chick Life Stages – What to Expect Poultry + Chick Life Stages – What to Expect

    Poultry + Chick Life Stages – What to Expect

    Curious about what changes your baby chicks will go through in the first 6 weeks of life? Here is a quick tour of how they will change.   So, imagine…you’ve…

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  6. 4 Tips For Raising Chickens In The Winter 4 Tips For Raising Chickens In The Winter

    4 Tips For Raising Chickens In The Winter

    4 Tips For Raising Chickens In The Winter Winter’s damp, cold weather and freezing temperatures can pose potential challenges to keeping your backyard chickens happy and healthy. Keep reading for…

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  7. Live Chicks at Runnings Live Chicks at Runnings

    Live Chicks at Runnings

    Select from wide selection of standard and specialty varieties of poultry Chicks can be ordered year-round – browse the 2020 Digital Catalog for available varieties. View Now » We encourage…

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  8. The Buddy System: Horses & Hens as Companions The Buddy System: Horses & Hens as Companions

    The Buddy System: Horses & Hens as Companions

    The Buddy System: Horses & Hens as Companions Did you know that keeping hens and horses together actually has many benefits? Not only is it okay, it’s a good idea!…

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  9. Keeping Chickens Cool: Help Your Chickens Beat the Heat Keeping Chickens Cool: Help Your Chickens Beat the Heat

    Keeping Chickens Cool: Help Your Chickens Beat the Heat

    Keeping Chickens Cool: Help Your Chickens Beat the Heat By Nutrena Summer is officially upon us! This crowd-favorite season means outdoor activities galore, and with some easy planning for us…

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  10. Controlling Flies with Coop Recuperate™ Controlling Flies with Coop Recuperate™

    Controlling Flies with Coop Recuperate™

    Controlling Flies with Coop Recuperate™ It’s finally summer! There are so many things we love about summer after a long, cold winter; the warmth, the sunshine, the green grass and…

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  11. Chicken Coops: Making It Easy Chicken Coops: Making It Easy

    Chicken Coops: Making It Easy

    Chicken Coops: Making It Easy By Nutrena® Books, magazine articles, and Internet blogs often offer tips on how to involve children in chicken keeping. It is an outstanding way for…

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  12. Flock Fixer™ Frozen Treats! Flock Fixer™ Frozen Treats!

    Flock Fixer™ Frozen Treats!

    Flock Fixer™ Frozen Treats! Hey everyone! If you live in the upper Midwest like I do, you understand my need to not complain about the heat after our very long,…

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  13. Little Giant 6300 Automatic Egg Turner Little Giant 6300 Automatic Egg Turner

    Little Giant 6300 Automatic Egg Turner

    How to use the Little Giant 6300 Automatic Egg Turner By Miller Manufacturing Company

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  14. Little Giant® Hen Hydrator Little Giant® Hen Hydrator

    Little Giant® Hen Hydrator

    The gravity-fed Hen Hydrator from Little Giant® provides access to clean water for your adult birds on demand. Watch this short video for more information on how to hang and…

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  15. Little Giant® 9300,10300, and 11300 Digital Incubators Little Giant® 9300,10300, and 11300 Digital Incubators

    Little Giant® 9300,10300, and 11300 Digital Incubators

    The next generation of incubator technology is here! The Little Giant® 9300, 10300, and 11300 series of poultry egg incubators offers the performance, safety features, and electronics of high-end, expensive…

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  16. Chick Tips: Feeding Chicks Proper Nutrition for a Healthy Life Chick Tips: Feeding Chicks Proper Nutrition for a Healthy Life

    Chick Tips: Feeding Chicks Proper Nutrition for a Healthy Life

    Join Heather from Nutrena as she shares tips for using Chick Starter.

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  17. Chick Tips: FlockShield Chick Tips: FlockShield

    Chick Tips: FlockShield

    Join Heather from Nutrena as she shares tips Nature Wise Chick Starter with Flock Shield.

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  18. How To Assemble Little Giant Dome Feeders And Waterers How To Assemble Little Giant Dome Feeders And Waterers

    How To Assemble Little Giant Dome Feeders And Waterers

    Assembly instructions for all sizes of Little Giant Dome Feeders and Dome Waterers By Miller Manufacturing Company 

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