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Reasons Why A Chicken Stops Laying Eggs

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Opening the nesting boxes only to find no eggs inside can get tough and stressful at times, especially if this continues to happen for days or weeks in a row. A chicken can (temporarily) stop laying eggs for various reasons. Some more common than others, but it’s important to know that no eggs today don’t […]

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Lethargic Chickens: 14 Reasons Why Your Chicken Seems Depressed

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Lethargy is a common symptom in chickens that should be taken seriously. If your chicken is lounging on the ground with its eyes closed, ready to nap, it could be a red flag signaling an underlying health issue. We’ll go over the most common causes of depression, listlessness, and lethargy in chickens one by one […]

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Salmonella In Chickens: Risks And Transmission To Humans

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

In this day and age of growing environmental consciousness, a growing number of people choose to keep chickens in their backyards. While keeping chickens holds many advantages, it is also important to keep potential health risks in mind. Salmonella and Campylobacter infections can be transmitted from poultry to humans and are a concern to keep […]

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Frostbite In Chickens: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Keeping chickens can be straightforward or challenging, depending on your area and climate. Frostbite is a significant concern that can arise if precautions aren’t taken during extreme winters. It’s crucial to be well-informed about frostbite to ensure the well-being of your flock.

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Clipping A Chicken’s Wing Feathers: When And How?

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Even though chickens are not the best fliers, they can still flap over fences or fly into trees. These situations aren’t ideal if you live in a suburban neighborhood or an environment with lots of predators lurking around. Wing clipping is often done to prevent your chickens from escaping, but it’s not always necessary. Let’s […]

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Vitamin D for Chickens: Dose, Benefits & Risks

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Co-Authored & Medically Reviewed by Dr. E. Rivera, DVM Central Luz√≥n State University Why Vitamin D | Role & Types | Health Benefits | Dosage | When to Supplement | Deficiency | Laying Hens | Meat Chickens | Chicks | Overdose | Metabolism Vitamin D is essential for chickens, especially laying hens and chicks. It […]

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Do Chickens Fart? Your Flock’s Flatulence Explained

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Chickens are fascinating creatures offering much more than fresh eggs and occasional poultry dinners. They’re known for their peculiar behaviors, from scratching the ground to clucking, but what about chicken flatulence? While the idea of chickens passing gas might sound amusing, it’s essential to understand whether it’s a cause for concern or not. Can Chickens […]

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Prolapsed Vent In Chickens: Causes & Treatment

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Noticing a prolapsed vent in your laying hens can be unsettling, to say the least. But hang tight – there are tools to fix it. Your two best allies are a squeaky-clean coop and a balanced chicken diet.

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Can Chickens Eat Ticks? Health Risks Explained

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Birds eat ticks. Chickens are birds. So that means chickens eat ticks, right? Relatively, yes. Chickens do eat ticks. And quite a lot of them. However, there are many nuances when it comes to this subject. Many backyard keepers often raise this question because they want to know whether or not chickens can act as […]

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VetRX Poultry Aid for Chickens

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

VetRX is one of the most popular all-natural remedies for common colds in chickens. Many experienced chicken fans have a VetRX Poultry bottle in their first aid kit. It’s considered the Vicks VapoRub of the poultry world.

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